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Offline tincan

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foundationless comb
« on: May 15, 2013, 11:21:05 PM »
it seems like the foundationless comb is thicker than comb on foundation is this true or just my imagination  thanks mark

Offline don2

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Re: foundationless comb
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2013, 11:44:00 PM »
They will draw it out thicker for honey storage than for brood rearing, larger space between frames will also result in thicker/ wider comb. :) d2

Offline Michael Bush

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Re: foundationless comb
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2013, 11:11:24 AM »
Just your imagination, or as don2 says, you're comparing brood comb to honey comb.  Brood comb is consistent in depth.  Honey comb is not.
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