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    Re: Mind the Gap

    It's really small with the flanges tightened down. Pine compresses.
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    Re: Mind the Gap

    The WindOH colony is doing ok. Bringing in a pale pollen and drinking down the syrup. Haven't opened it up in a while.
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    Well, it turns out that the flanges really compress the pine board and the gap closes pretty far down. I am confident they will not escape now. Here's a pic from before tightening. I'll show the...
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    Re: Mind the Gap

    Yeah, but a 1/8 x 1-5/8 gap is potentially different. Yes, some debris will be there and a propolis-crazy colony may gum it up over time. I've had that happen on other doors.
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    Mind the Gap

    I'm making some sliding doors for OH entrances and I cut the dado a little deep. The openings are 1-5/8 in wide and, with the door in place, the gap is just under 1/8 in. Will the bees be able to...
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