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Getting ready to start an outyard so I'll be hauling hives on bumpy roads with my trailer. Seems like the frames will swing back and forth, rub, squish bees. A couple of clips or spacers on each side of each box could stop that. Don't see any for sale.
Why aren't they necessary?
 

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Once the bees have been in a box for a while, they pretty much propolised/ brigde and burred combed everything in place.
If you're that worried, just make some wooden shim or buy some precut shims at HomeDepot/LOWES and push them down between the box walls and end frames and call it 'good to go!'
 

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Frames Parallel to the truck, or perpendicular?

I have done both, but haven't noticed any difference. Has anyone seen the difference, or is there one?

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They know how to propolize. But I've checked for eggs, rotated drone comb, etc.
So if I leave them be a couple of days, I can expect the frames to be still stuck when I get there?
 

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I get nervous about the same exact problem occaisionally. It always ends up fine though. I would make sure you leave the hives alone for at least 3 days to give them a chance to tighten everything together again.
 
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