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Deluxe Top Bar Hive - Complete kit with observation window - screened bottom - removable bottom board

$495.00
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The Gold Star Deluxe hive is a side center entrance hive.

The Gold Star Deluxe top bar hive kit gets the Gold Star when it comes to easy inspections, quality construction, versatility, and in-the-field lifespan.  This hive kit will make your beekeeping journey easier. Assembly is simple. The only tools you will need are a Philips head screwdriver and a staple gun.

In the box:

  • 30 Gold Star top bars*:  17.5" long x 1.375" wide
  • 2 follower boards
  • 10 spacers
  • 4" x 36" glass observation window (installed)
  • Screened hive bottom
  • Removable bottom board
  • All wooden parts - pre-drilled and countersunk
  • All hardware
  • Concise assembly instructions
  • Made in Maine, USA.


*A Special Note about Gold Star top bars:

Interchangeability between hives is crucial in supporting other natural beekeepers using clean, natural wax.  Please be aware that the Gold Star top bar will fit in Golden Mean top bar hives and Bee Thinking top bar hives.  (Unfortunately, the reverse is not true.)  This one simple fact - interchangeability - enables you to solve problems between hives, and provides a wonderful way for you to be able to support new top bar beekeepers.