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Author Topic: What frames have mid-frame self-spacers?  (Read 258 times)
ugcheleuce
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« 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?



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Samuel
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Samuel Murray, Ugchelen, Netherlands
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« 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.
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