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Author Topic: Combination Screened Bottom Board with Slatted Racks  (Read 8112 times)
Michael Bush
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« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2005, 11:30:40 AM »

Is there a completly empty box on the bottom?  I've had them build comb under a standard slatted rack which only has about 1 1/2" on the bottom plus the 3/4" for the botom board.  So that's about 2 1/4" and occasionally they fill that with comb.

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« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2005, 12:15:56 PM »

Is there a completly empty box on the bottom?

The box on the bottom is entirly filled with slats of wood and has #8 wire
closing in the bottom.

The top view shows the solid board that would be underneath the
frames in the very center of the brood chamber ( a draft stop of sorts).

The bees have access to clean and police the space, but I don't think
they have any room for comb building.
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