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Offline johnnie1uk

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Melting point
« on: June 14, 2014, 04:42:28 PM »
Any one any experience of wax foundation melting, what air temperatures were you experiencing.
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Offline amun-ra

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Re: Melting point
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2014, 09:17:26 AM »
happened in southern australia last year the temps where 40-45c the wax softenes and can no longer support the weight of the honey it contains so colapses drowning the bees in their own honey  or so the story goes
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Offline johnnie1uk

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Re: Melting point
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2014, 11:37:02 AM »
Thanks for that info - It was 38c here yesterday so fingers crossed their Aircon was on
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