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Offline Bigfoot

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Observation Hive glass to glass
« on: November 05, 2012, 08:27:49 AM »
OK folks just trying to make sure I understand, I'm in the process of building an observation hive for spring; but before I start I want to make sure I understand 1 3/4 to 1 7/8 is from glass to glass?

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Re: Observation Hive glass to glass
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2012, 02:52:38 PM »
1 3/4 should be perfect, pics when u r done please  :)
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Re: Observation Hive glass to glass
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2012, 05:00:00 PM »
Definitely take photos.  I'm going into my 3rd winter with my OB hive  Mine is 5 frame and even with perfect 1 3/4" glass to glass distance you'll bet bur and crazy comb now and again.  Don't sweat it, it's easily removed with a window razor.  Once you get it going it's amazing to watch and a great conversation piece.
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Re: Observation Hive glass to glass
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2012, 05:43:59 PM »
I do one side of my hives in pexi. now. Little windows weren't cutting it for me  :) I built so pane can be reversed for cleaning.
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Re: Observation Hive glass to glass
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2012, 05:48:13 PM »
>1 3/4 to 1 7/8 is from glass to glass?

Yes.
Michael Bush
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