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Offline rast

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Queen castle venting
« on: May 26, 2009, 08:58:07 PM »
 I have seen that several of the castle's offered for sale state that they have a vented bottom board. Anyone know what they are doing for venting?
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Offline Grandpa Jim

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Re: Queen castle venting
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2009, 12:19:25 AM »
I have not seen the ones being sold, but the one I made I vented by drilling a hole and putting wire mesh over the inside.  I vented front and back and also a screen covered hole in the plywood cover over each section.  If it is cold any or all can be covered or plugged.  I did not vent the bottom....Jim

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Re: Queen castle venting
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2009, 01:03:19 AM »
The one Cedar Glen Bee's is making (Pat. Pending)* has a SBB with a solid plate that will cover it.  Unfortunately you have to take all of the divider boards out to remove the cover.  It also has 3 frames per compartment and the feeders are designed into it.

* Did you know that Pat. Pending is the worlds most productive inventor?  His name seems to be on every new item that comes to market.
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