And I do that. But I also know the bees will build it right back up it also the comb to look though and inspect.
So they do. Some hives are worse than others. In our new plastic hives the gap between frames is as narrow as possible. But they clue it however.
Some have used vaselin when they have thought that plastic boxes are clued together. But tehy are not. They are frames. Only way is often loose frame by frame that I get box away.
They put vasoline in hives? No thanks, I will deal with my burr comb. Vasoline is a petrolum jelly. I can't see how bees would like that at all. Could you explain further?
I run nine frames so the gap is a little wider than most. here is where I am different than Michael. He will squeeze as many frames as he can into a brood box so the gap is narrow also.
I run nine across the board. The bees may do little build up on the frames but not much and queen cells tend to not get caught between two frames as much. So I can pull out a frame and not break open a queen cell.
It also makes it easier to put the frames back in.
The honey frames with nine frames do also get a bit of a buildup. But it is much easier to uncap them.
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