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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    Plastics don't do well here in AZ, even the thick stuff goes brittle in just a few years. Anyone out there have plastic stands and are they holding up well?
  2. Equipment/Hardware
    Every year I find my hive stand set-up wanting for one reason or another. Last year I raised my stands a minimum of 18" off the ground and put down black plastic topped with shingles underneath, to prevent overly moist conditions, alleviate back strain and prevent SHB from pupating. I was...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi. I am working on this design for a new hive stand I want to build and need some advice on how to put it together so it will be sufficient to bear the weight. This is what I've got so far, what I'm going for basically: It occurred to me after I scanned the drawing that the stringers...
  4. Photo/Video Gallery
    I'd like to see photos of some of the different types of legs that are used to support individual hives. I have two alien spacecraft looking stands that I made with pipe, pipe flanges, painted yogurt cups, and water bottles. If there had been anything else lying around it may have become part...
  5. Hive Placement
    Focus: Location, direction, stands, for hives. Things to consider when choosing an apiary site.
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