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Help/advice for top bar cross combing

I have a top bar that has started cross combing and I'm not sure how to fix it.  When you try to take out a bar the comb is wonky and some…

Started by cathy elliott

2 May 22, 2018
Reply by cathy elliott

Selling Top Bar Hive and Supplies

Top bar hive (kit built), jackets, bucket, smoker, gloves, hive tool, brushes....all used two years and in pretty good condition, 1/2 off n…

Started by Christine Robinson

1 Apr 19, 2018
Reply by Lorene Pyeatt

Swarm moving into a bait hive

Just got to watch a swarm move into our top bar bait hive in the front yard. Bees had been visiting the hive all day and then they finally…

Started by Will Emmer

2 May 2, 2016
Reply by Will Emmer

Download standard Top Bar Hive plans

After years in testing and refinement, TJ Carr and John Bradford have finally released their plans for a standardized top bar hive (TBH)!…

Started by chantal

0 Aug 20, 2012

Trade a divide for some mentoring/expertise on making divides

Hi all, We are first-year beeks, using top bar hives in the East Mtn area.  We have one hive that is looking ready to swarm.  They were a p…

Started by Lisa Moss

1 May 28, 2012
Reply by Buckner Creel

Straight top bar combs

Hello everyone, tomas here, for all of you that are getting in bee packages in the next few weeks and are installing them into top bar hive…

Started by Tomas Urrea

17 May 1, 2012
Reply by Ryan vanHorn

1" width bars on my top bar hive

Recently discovered the two empty top bar hives I was planning to start this season had one inch width bars. I had big plans for catching a…

Started by Peter Gallo

9 May 6, 2010
Reply by Peter Gallo


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