Re: Replacing 5 year old comb- foundationless question
There has to be a continuous flow of the combs away from the entrance.
So that new combs are constantly being built by the entrance and old combs are the farthest away and only used for the honey storage (very convenient to just harvest them).
After 5 years of proper rotation, you should not really have any combs older than 2-3-4 years.
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.