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Author Topic: removing queen cells attached to Raised Cell Plastic Foundation  (Read 1486 times)
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« on: April 20, 2012, 10:19:55 PM »

cutting cells out of bees wax foundation is easy how about cutting them out of Raised Cell Plastic Foundation?
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2012, 12:12:59 AM »

Maybe a really sharp knife. Or take the whole frame to new hive.
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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2012, 12:30:02 AM »

I gave up cutting them and use the entire frame... no matter how many cells are on it...
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2012, 01:11:23 AM »

I was considering dremeling the plastic frame with an engraving tool but I haven't done it yet.
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2012, 07:59:07 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  grin

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


         BEE HAPPY Jim 134 Smiley
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