Complete 8 Frame Hive Body

Shown here with optional wood frames and plastic foundation.
  • Item Code: CDHBA8
  • 56 USDPrice: $56.00

Choose Your Options:

CDHBA8

Everyone has their preference, but that doesn’t mean you need to assemble it yourself. Our 8 frame deep hive body offers several choices of wood thickness/grade, and allows you to pick between your style of frames.

Packages with plastic foundation come ready to install directly on your hive!

Hive Body: Choose Between:

  • 3/4" Commercial Grade Wood
  • 3/4" Select Grade Wood

Frames: Choose Between:

  • Wooden frames with wax foundation
  • Wooden frames with plastic foundation (White or Black)
  • Plastic frames

What is the difference between plastic foundation with wax versus heavy wax?

All plastic frames come waxed, but heavy wax has an extra layer that bees accept better, speeding up the process of drawing comb.

Plastic Foundation: Black vs White

  • Black foundation is great for brood, the high contrast against eggs allows easier identification
  • White foundation is great for supers, the light nature of the plastic displays true color of honey

Product Specifications:

3/4" Select or Commercial Body

  • External dimensions: 19-7/8" long x 13-7/8" wide x 9-1/2" high
  • Board Thickness: 3/4"
  • Frame rest rabbet: 5/8" high x 3/8" deep

Note:

  • Wax foundation is not installed due to breakage during shipment

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