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  1. #21
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    http://www.humbleabodesinc.com
    out of Windsor Maine. Small shop but they just finished ann order for 3000 hive's to ship out west. The owner is a machinist by training. The fit and finish are impeccable

  2. #22
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    The cheapest will almost always be the one where you can pick it up instead of paying shipping.

  3. #23
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    Quote Originally Posted by ScottinMaine View Post
    http://www.humbleabodesinc.com
    out of Windsor Maine. Small shop but they just finished ann order for 3000 hive's to ship out west. The owner is a machinist by training. The fit and finish are impeccable
    I agree but note that the deeps are only 9 1/2" which causes some problems with bee space if you use other frames. I've stopped getting deeps from them for that reason.

  4. #24
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    Brasher Falls, NY, USA
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    Quote Originally Posted by camero7 View Post
    I agree but note that the deeps are only 9 1/2" which causes some problems with bee space if you use other frames. I've stopped getting deeps from them for that reason.
    A good example of what I was referring to.

    Size matters.
    Mark Berninghausen "That which works, persists."

  5. #25
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    As has been said, cost is cost + shipping. I've found that Brushy Mountain starts out cheaper but tacks on shipping costs that are nearly double the actual UPS charge. Don't figure that they all charge the same to pack and ship something to you.

  6. #26
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    West Palm Bach, FL, USA
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    South Florida Bee Supply (Miami, FL). Mediums for $7; Deeps for $9. They manufacture their own woodenware, so their prices are hard to beat. They deliver to my local bee association meetings, so I don't pay shipping.

    http://sflbeesupplies.com/index.php?...e=hives-supers
    West Palm Beach, FL
    Zone 10a; Elevation 13 feet

  7. #27
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    Hiltons,Virginia
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    Try poor valley bee farm they have some good prices!


    John
    www.poorvalleybeefarm.com

  8. #28
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    Lincolnton, NC
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    Quote Originally Posted by camero7 View Post
    I agree but note that the deeps are only 9 1/2" which causes some problems with bee space if you use other frames. I've stopped getting deeps from them for that reason.
    Some cut the frame rest to different depths also. With woodenware I'd buy all from the same supplier forever or your bee spaces may be off. You can waste a lot of time fixing it later.

  9. #29
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    Mirabel, Québec, Canada
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    Default Re: Cheapest Supplier

    Quote Originally Posted by Ross View Post
    The cheapest will almost always be the one where you can pick it up instead of paying shipping.
    Not always. If they don't manufacture, it can usually be cheaper to get the product to ship from the maker instead of buying it from your local reseller.

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