Need Bees Removed?
International
Beekeeping Forums
April 25, 2014, 12:43:56 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: 24/7 Ventrilo Voice chat -click for instructions and free software here
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar bee removal Login Register Chat(1)  

Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: What frames have mid-frame self-spacers?  (Read 183 times)
ugcheleuce
House Bee
**
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 72


Location: Ugchelen, Netherlands


« on: January 02, 2014, 02:10:06 PM »

Hello everyone

Can anyone here identify the frames in the image below? They have a self-spacer about halfway down the depth of the frame. What are these spacers called? Do you know of other frames that have them?



Thanks
Samuel
Logged

--
Samuel Murray, Ugchelen, Netherlands
1 hive, 1 year experience
BlueBee
Galactic Bee
******
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 3945

Location: Mid Michigan


« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2014, 03:33:29 PM »

Hey, those are Robo spacers. Wink  I use the same thing on my Jumbo frames.  You don’t want a really long surface area for the bees to propolize frames together on the big frames, hence something like this is a good replacement for the Hoffman spacers IMO.  Actually I believe Brother Adam used the idea of a simpler spacer decades ago.
Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Beemaster's Beekeeping Ring
Previous | Home | Join | Random | Next
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Sitemap Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.124 seconds with 22 queries.

Google visited last this page April 23, 2014, 12:54:37 PM
anything