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got this today, hope it helps someone



At Windsor, we will have second quality hive parts and frames as detailed below.



Pallets of:-

National super - £12.00 National Roof £16.00

National Open Mesh Floor 12.00 National Brood 15.00

National Crownboard 7.00 National 14"x12" Brood 26.00



Limited numbers of:-

Commercial super £12.00 Dadant super 12.00

Smith brood 16.00 Smith super 12,00

WBC lift 8.00 Langs Jumbo Brood 24.00

Dadant Brood 24.00 WBC Crownboard 7.00

National Varroa Screen 2.50 Nat Polycarb Quilt 7.00

Langs unpainted Ashforth Fdr 15.00 National unpainted Ashforth Fdr 15.00



Frames (in 50's)

DN1/SN1 frames £24.00 DN4/SN4 frames £27.00

14" x 12" frames 40.00 BS Manley frames 35.00

Langs Deep, Shallow, Manley 35.00 DN5/SN5 35.00

Commercial Deep, Shallow, Manley 35.00

Langs Jumbo/Dadant Deep 40.00





And:-

500g 3/4" Gimp Pins £3.00 Frame Cleaner £1.50

Narrow Plastic Ends, 100 3.00 Stainless Steel Smokers 15.00

Correx Dmmy Board 1.50 Helmet 5.00

Jackets and Veils 20.00 Jacket and Hood 20.00

Basic Hive tool 2.00 S/S Hive Tool 5.00

Porter Bee Escape 50p Beekeepers perch 1.00

Uncapping fork 2.50

Bee Brush 2.50 Secateurs 1.50

Hive Strap, economy 1.50 Hive strap, standard 2.00

Hive strap, ratchet 3.00 Frame Grip 5.00

Frame Nail Hammer 2.00 17" square grid 2.50

Liquid Bee Smoke 1.00 Natural excluder 2.50

Swarm lure 3.50 Set of 4 corner supports 50p

Occasional Jacket & Veil 5.00 Hat and veil 3.00

100 Plastic Mini Pots 3.00 S/Steel Double Strainer 15.00

8oz Comb Cutter 10.00 Conical Tap Strainer 10.00

Stainless Steel Valve 25.00 Honey for Sale sign 50p

1000 Granulation labels 5.00 1000 Tamper Labels 10.00

50 4C cartons 7.00 Clip Catcher 2.50

Plunger Marking Cage 2.50 Plastic Queen catcher 2.50

Telescopic Queen cage 50p Pollen Trap 7.50

20 Honey servers 5.00 Belinda Bee 2.50

Bees Wallchart 5.00

Hobby Kreation Moulds @ 60%+ off list price.



And lots of other bits and pieces!





As in previous years, we're expecting a big crowd. It is first come-first served so don't be late!





Gill Smith

E.H. Thorne (Beehives) Ltd
 

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as long as you have big enough elbows to keep the others away from it lol
 

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as long as you have big enough elbows to keep the others away from it lol
you need three people ,one to guard your trolley, one to clear the way and yourself to fight for the flat packs

if you dont have a guard, someone will pinch your spoil,
if your dont have a clearer, you will never even see those imaginary things like 14x12s broods

as yourself, well it is better to be trained in kung fu and be a front row rugby playeryou need all those skills
 

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Silly question coming...what on earth is a bee-keepers perch...my balance isn't good if it is anything like a budgies!! Also, as their online sale is last...is there ever anything left?? Not that I need anything having gone mad at Maisemoors...at all...well...maybe...
 

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Silly question coming...what on earth is a bee-keepers perch...my balance isn't good if it is anything like a budgies!! Also, as their online sale is last...is there ever anything left?? Not that I need anything having gone mad at Maisemoors...at all...well...maybe...

beekeeper perch, comes up every sale, :D, it is a short walking stick thst converts to a seat

maisemore, i find their clearance item better than thornes myself, it is Canadian cedar rather than their first quality English Cedar The canadain is darker than the proper English cedar like hive maker and tom bick use but unlike thornes second maisemore clearance aren't full of live Knot and even Thorns fist quality looks quite dark:smilielol5:
 
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Hi again, i got this email today concerning the Stockbridge and windsor sale days..






Dear Beekeeper




A little more information about our Sale Day at Stockbridge.



Date is Saturday 23rd October. Starting time is 10.00am.

Chilbolton Down Farm, Chilbolton Farm, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6BU



We will have second quality hive parts and frames as detailed below. All prices include VAT.



Pallets of:- (the price is each!)

National super - £12.00 National Roof £16.00

National Open Mesh Floor 12.00 National Brood 15.00

National Crownboard 7.00 National 14"x12" Brood 26.00



Limited numbers of:-

Smith brood 16.00 Smith super 12,00

WBC Crownboard 7.00 Commercial brood 22.00

WBC super 7.50



Frames (in 50's)

DN1/SN1 frames £24.00 DN4/SN4 frames £27.00

14" x 12" frames 40.00 BS Manley frames 35.00

Langs Deep, Shallow 35.00 DN5/SN5 35.00

Commercial Deep, Shallow 35.00 Langs Jumbo/Dadant Deep 40.00





And:-

500g 3/4" Gimp Pins £3.00 Frame Cleaner £1.50

Narrow Plastic Ends, 100 3.00 Stainless Steel Smokers 15.00

Correx Dmmy Board 1.50 Helmet 5.00

Jackets and Veils 20.00 Jacket and Hood 20.00

Basic Hive tool 2.00 S/S Hive Tool 5.00

Porter Bee Escape 50p Beekeepers perch 1.00

Uncapping fork 2.50 Wire Crimper 5.00

Bee Brush 2.50 Secateurs 1.50

Hive Strap, economy 1.50 Hive strap, standard 2.00

Hive strap, ratchet 3.00 Frame Grip 5.00

Frame Nail Hammer 2.00 17" square grid 2.50

Liquid Bee Smoke 1.00 Natural excluder 2.50

Swarm lure 3.50 Set of 4 corner supports 50p

Occasional Jacket & Veil 5.00 Hat and veil 3.00

100 Plastic Mini Pots 3.00 S/Steel Double Strainer 15.00

8oz Comb Cutter 10.00 Conical Tap Strainer 10.00

Stainless Steel Valve 25.00 Honey for Sale sign 50p

1000 Granulation labels 5.00 1000 Tamper Labels 10.00

50 4C cartons 7.00 Clip Catcher 2.50

Round Bee Escape 1.00 Pair Leather Gloves 5.00

Plunger Marking Cage 2.50 Plastic Queen catcher 2.50

Telescopic Queen cage 50p Pollen Trap 7.50

20 Honey servers 5.00 Belinda Bee 2.50

Bees Wallchart 5.00 Rapid Feeder 3.50

1/2 gallon feeder 2.50 100 Bee Pins 5.00

Tinplate Pouring Jug 2.00



Hobby Kreation Moulds @ 60%+ off list price.



And lots of other bits and pieces!





As in previous years, we're expecting a big crowd. It is first come-first served so don't be late!



Then we hope to see you all again the following week at the World's Premier Honey Show - The National Honey Show. Thursday 28th to Saturday 30th October.

Venue is St Georges College, Weybridge, Surrey. Full details on www.honeyshow.co.uk





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just out of curiosity if you were to buy 50 frames from them in this sale, on average how many good frames would this make up? or would there be defects on all the frames.
 

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On past experience, losses have run around the 2% mark.

Cannot comment on future seconds as they may not be as good as in tha past, or may be better. Some defects are cosmetic or aethsetic rather than purely functional. I don't really bother about reasonable live knots in parts, and some dead knots in the frame sides and a few minor splits in frame sides. Frames should still be fit for purpose to be called seconds. Unfit for purpose means scrap.

I did have a couple frame parts this last year that were not really seconds but unfit for purpose, in my view (dead knots almost completely through the part).

I always stress the lugs before assembly as I use 14 x 12s and it is really a bit awkward if the lugs break off easily in use (due usually to cross graining) as they are much heavier than standard frames!

Regards, RAB
 

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Is the Thornes stall at the Nat Honey show the same set up as at Stoneleigh? Are there bargains to be had?
 

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Commercial advertising is not allowed by the company concerned.

Someone saying "abc have a sale on" is fine.
 

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I thought advertising - even 2nd hand was disallowed on this site?? .
Im not advertiseing for thornes , im passing information on for other beeks who may not have the stated information, ive got no interest in increasing thornes business emprie.
But ive got loads of interest in give beek more products for their cash.:auto:
 

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