Basic Begin. Kit: 10FR Unasse

  • Item Code: BBK10U
  • 190.7 USDPrice: $190.70

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This is a basic kit and contains only the essentials to start a hive. Expect to add additional equipment as the hive grows during the season. A typical colony uses 2 deeps for the brood area, and 3 medium boxes ("supers") for the honey. It will probably take a colony 2 seasons to create comb on all the frames, and after that, the comb is re-used. Brood comb should be melted down and replaced if it becomes very dark brown. Remember, your equipment will last for years if you paint all exterior surfaces with a few coats of exterior grade paint before installing bees. This kit is offered as a cost effective way to start in beekeeping. The assembled kit includes plastic frames. The unassembled kit features wooden frames and waxed plastic foundation.

The Basic Beginner Kit Includes:

  • BeeMax® Telescoping Outer Cover For Wooden Hives
  • Standard Wooden Inner Cover
  • 1 Deep Hive Body Unassembled
  • 10 Unassembled Wooden Frames
  • 10 Black Plastic Foundations
  • Reversible Bottom Board
  • Nails For Assembly
  • Hive Tool
  • Stainless Steel Smoker
  • Beginning Beekeeping Book
  • Leather Gloves
  • Veil and Helmet