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Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame

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    Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Open back view, unsealed.
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    Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Front view, unsealed.
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    Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Closed back view, unsealed.
Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Sealed example (product ships unsealed) Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Open back view, unsealed. Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Front view, unsealed. Flow Hive Classic Araucaria 7 Frame- Closed back view, unsealed.

We are excited to announce our first Flow Hive with 7 Flow Frames available to U.S. customers!

Since the launch of Flow products on Indiegogo, a Flow hive built to fit 7 Flow Frames or 10 Langstroth frames has been the most asked for product on Flow Beekeeper’s wishlists.

10 Frame Langstroth hives are extremely popular in North America and many beekeepers prefer to have the extra two frames for their colony in the brood box and have told us they would like to keep new equipment compatible with their existing 10 frame hives. Having an additional Flow Frame in your super is a bonus for collecting more delicious Flow Honey!

Our Araucaria (Hoop Pine) Flow Hive Classic has become a favourite with Australian Flow Beekeepers since its introduction in 2016. More than just a beehive, the Flow Hive Classic is a thing of beauty.

 Here's what’s included:

  • Flow Super (Araucaria) to fit 7 Flow Frames
  • 7 Flow Frames
  • 7 Flow Tubes
  • 1 Flow Key
  • Base with screened mesh
  • Gabled roof
  • Inner cover
  • Queen excluder
  • Brood Box (Araucaria) 10 frame Langstroth sizing
  • 10 standard Langstroth frames with comb guides
  • Printed operation manual

Does not include bees.

Shipped flat packed, ready for easy assembly.

Read about Safety & Caring for your Flow Hive below

Ships early May 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: This product is only available to US customers at this time. Stay tuned for further information on availability to other regions.

 

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Precision Manufacturing & Premium Timber

The patented Flow Frame technology is the most significant advancement in beekeeping since 1852, allowing you to tap honey directly from your hive right into a jar. Made in Brisbane, Australia, from durable, highest quality food-grade, BPA and BPS-free plastic- Flow Frames have taken the beekeeping world by storm.

Crafted from sustainably harvested Australian Araucaria, also known as Hoop Pine, using precision laser manufacturing, and paired with a full set of 7 Flow Frames, this is one sweet hive!

Araucaria is a premium Australian native cabinet timber, highly regarded for its stability & durability. To ensure it lasts a long time outdoors, two good coats of quality weatherproof sealant such as exterior house paint or varnish is a must. You can be as creative with the paint job as you like! (See photos further down for some inspiration.)

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SAFETY, CARE & MAINTAINING OF YOUR FLOW HIVE

Apply a coat or two of timber sealant to protect the timber and help it last longer.

Beekeeping is a labour of love. As with all animal husbandry, it’s a pastime which requires knowledge, skill and dedication. However, it also carries inherent risks. Sooner or later, all beekeepers get stung. Some people have severe allergies to bee stings, so please be aware of the potential hazards when considering whether beekeeping is right for you.

View some ideas of how to paint and seal your hive below:

(Note: Flow Hives are delivered un-sealed / un-painted and flat-packed)