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biobee
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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 7:15 am    Post subject: KEEPING COMBS STRAIGHT Reply with quote

I will re-organize information on this topic for beginners soon. Meanwhile, see this thread http://www.biobees.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=25333#25333
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msscha
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you! I was stopping here to ask about that, and run a plan by the experienced members. If I don't find what I need on the link you provided, I will post my question Smile .
Edit: I should be more explicit: I have managed to fix the combing, and am getting straight bars. My questions have to do with what to do with the 10 bars, all brood nest, that are cross combed.
Edit II: This is what I was looking for, and what I had planned: http://www.biobees.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6193. When you put all this information together, Phil, this would be good to include. Both TB design and how to correct cross combing are important, but so is advice for how to deal with cross combed bars that are central to the brood nest.

Again, thank you for your generosity.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

msscha wrote:
what to do with the 10 bars, all brood nest, that are cross combed.


I'd measure the 10 bars, if it's shorter than the length of one bar, then fix a piece of ply to those 10 bars, so they could be lifted up, turned 45 degrees and placed back in the box, others may leave as is, until the brood nest starts shrinking and then figure it out
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dexter's shed wrote:
msscha wrote:
what to do with the 10 bars, all brood nest, that are cross combed.


if it's shorter than the length of one bar, then fix a piece of ply to those 10 bars, so they could be lifted up, turned 45 degrees and placed back in the box, others may leave as is, until the brood nest starts shrinking and then figure it out

Thank you! I'm pretty sure that they are shorter than a single bar.
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