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spacing bars in warre hive

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:36 am    Post subject: spacing bars in warre hive Reply with quote

I need advice on methods to properly space the bars on a warre hive. I have had top bar hives, no problem there as bars form the roof.
I dont want to nail the bars in place in case I need at some point to inspect or shift them to another hive.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can get metal castelations for spacing the bars.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Would those metal castelations be available in Canada?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Put in a small nail/pin where the middle of the bar should be.
Use a table saw to make a cut in the middle at the end of end bar.
Slot bars onto nails.
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