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Offline adamant

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build up on boxes ..what should i do? see pic
« on: November 06, 2011, 09:14:05 AM »
bought some boxes with 9 frame spacers in them. i blow torched them to kill any thing living but there is a build-up on the frame spacers.. what should i do? is it propolis?



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Re: build up on boxes ..what should i do? see pic
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2011, 10:07:25 AM »
Looks like torched propolis :-D Scrape it or just leave it there. If you remove it the bees will put it back for you anyway.

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Re: build up on boxes ..what should i do? see pic
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2011, 10:30:30 AM »
they put it on in fall as a way to seal up the hive and stick things together.  leave it.  you can scrape it in the spring if it's in your way.
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