Well boys and girls, I made 6- 8 frame hives this wk. I'm going to try them out. I figure 3 for brood . 2 deeps actually equals 4-6 5/8 But I do run I dp and 1-6 5/8 for my Russians. I'm going to try 3 Russians and 3 Carni's. I have drawn comb for all of them. If you've got any tips be sure to let me know. I HATE CHANGE... But I really need to lighten things up or my beekeeping days are numbered.