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  1. Bee Forum
    I'm assembling my first two hives and had some questions on wiring wood frames with wax foundation. The wire kinks easily when I am wiring the frames. I tried to pull it out straight and it just broke the wire. Will the kinks matter once it is embedded in the wax foundation? How tight...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I've decided to try keeping a couple of langstroth hives. I've been successful with my TBH but want to expand. My question is, are all wax foundations wired? Even the foundations that come with embedded wire? Do you wire the frames in the brood box? If so, why? I do plan on using an extractor. I...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    There's so much fantastic info on this site - thanks to all. I've read many opinions on wiring medium frames (I'm going to begin foundationless). Though it seems the wire is not necessary, I don't think there is a down side and I think I'll sleep better. Was wondering: 1. Brushy sells 1/2...
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