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Offline adamant

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3/4inch plywood migratory lids
« on: July 05, 2013, 12:11:12 PM »
Has anyone just used the lids without the end cleats? I was thinking about just making just the lid without cleats.
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Re: 3/4inch plywood migratory lids
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2013, 02:55:59 PM »
That's all I use, just a peice of plywood with a feeder hole in it. No cleats.

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Re: 3/4inch plywood migratory lids
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2013, 04:16:48 PM »
In the summer, just about anything will work.  I’ve even used OSB and no cleats.  The stuff expands by about 30% when it gets wet, but it holds together and keeps on going in a pinch.  It doesn’t warp like plywood.

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Re: 3/4inch plywood migratory lids
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013, 06:16:42 PM »
I should have clarified, I use MDO form board, not regular plywood. I've had no problems with warping.

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Re: 3/4inch plywood migratory lids
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2013, 03:06:55 PM »
I use plain plywood tops without cleats but they are only for feeding.
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Re: 3/4inch plywood migratory lids
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2013, 10:52:21 AM »
>Has anyone just used the lids without the end cleats?

I use no cleats.

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