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Offline adamant

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cutting cells out of bees wax foundation is easy how about cutting them out of Raised Cell Plastic Foundation?

Offline beehappy1950

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Re: removing queen cells attached to Raised Cell Plastic Foundation
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2012, 01:12:59 AM »
Maybe a really sharp knife. Or take the whole frame to new hive.

Offline Michael Bush

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Re: removing queen cells attached to Raised Cell Plastic Foundation
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2012, 01:30:02 AM »
I gave up cutting them and use the entire frame... no matter how many cells are on it...
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Offline GoodWeather

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Re: removing queen cells attached to Raised Cell Plastic Foundation
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2012, 02:11:23 AM »
I was considering dremeling the plastic frame with an engraving tool but I haven't done it yet.

Offline Jim 134

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Re: removing queen cells attached to Raised Cell Plastic Foundation
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2012, 08:59:07 AM »
cutting cells out of bees wax foundation is easy how about cutting them out of Raised Cell Plastic Foundation?


 My bee do not make plastic foundation  :-D

 If you use  plastic foundation  just move the frame to a new box and do not cut cells.


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