Deep Hive Starter Kit

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NOTE:   Our Western Red Cedar hives are made to order with a current lead time of 30-45 days. For quicker delivery, select Sugar Pine. For immediate shipment, select our Quick Ship hives.

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Includes

  • 2 Western Red Cedar or Sugar Pine deep boxes (10-frame) with comb joints
  • 20 frames
  • Comb Cut Roof with precision milled shingles
  • Inner Cover
  • Screened bottom board with plastic insert
  • Stainless steel screws
  • Assembly diagram and instructions
  • Starter kit with hat/veil, gloves, stainless steel American smoker, brush, and hive tool
  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeepingbook
  • Tung Oil, 8oz

    Optional

    • Upgrade combination hat and veil to full jacket with veil or full ventilated jacket with veil

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        • Jacket Sizing

          Small: 36"-38" chest (Fits most people 5'0"-5'7", 110-145lb)

          Medium: 40"-42" chest (Fits most people 5'5"-5-9", 135-165lb)

          Large: 44"-46" chest (Fits most people 5'8"-6'1", 155-200lb)

          Extra Large: 48"-50" chest (Fits most people 6'0"-6'5", 200-250lb)

          Jackets should not fit snugly. You will want some room inside the jacket should a honey bee end up inside with you!

          Glove Sizing

          Gloves size is determined by measuring across the knuckles, not including the thumb (I.E. the widest point of the palm). You want your gloves to fit snugly as the leather will stretch slightly over time.

          2 1/2" - 2 3/4" Extra Small

          3" - 3 1/8" Small

          3 1/4" - 3 5/8" Medium

          3 3/4" - 4" Large

          4 1/4" - 4 1/2" Extra Large

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