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  1. #1
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    Default Queen Castle Plans

    Anyone have queen castle plans....I'm thinking of making some over the winter. I will be using 10 frame boxes.
    Plant Hardiness Zone 6B, 5300 ft., Bee Zone A/B, Proverbs 24:13
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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    I don't have any plans but I have some pics of the ones I built just split the box up in 3 equal compartments. I used 1/4 osb for my dividers




  3. #3
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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    Dconrad...love the use of the extended dividers...clever!

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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    Thanks .... I have to say it was not my original idea some one in the chat room was talking about it and I used the idea

    DC

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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    How are you accounting for the bee space on the bottom?
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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    DC, How many frames are in each section? I also like the extended dividers, well done.
    Bill...in Southeast Ohio Zone 6A

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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    [QUOTE=bhfury;880583]How are you accounting for the bee space on the bottom?[/QUOTE

    I made the box 3/8" taller than the 9 5/8 box, each section will hold 3 frames

    DC

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    Default Re: Queen Castle Plans

    One thing I would change is entrance on different sides. One of my old boxes I watch bee bees move from one entrance to the other one they where on the same side
    David

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