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Are you guys keeping these guards on year round? I only put them on during winter/early spring, so the bee traffic is less of a problem. I still would not like damaging any parts of the precious early spring bees...
no not all year.
Mouse issue winter for me mid Oct to April
used 1/2 X 1/2 now screws are a issue
Migrating to 3/8
Lookin for cheap.

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Migrating to 3/8
Lookin for cheap.

GG
What is wrong with just doubled 1/2" with a slight off-set?
1/2" is cheap.
The off-set will give you 3/8".

I could even give you few rolls of 1/2" - pulled out of a dumpster.
But the drive a little too long.
 

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What is wrong with just doubled 1/2" with a slight off-set?
1/2" is cheap.
The off-set will give you 3/8".

I could even give you few rolls of 1/2" - pulled out of a dumpster.
But the drive a little too long.
yes that would work slightly offset.
I was hoping to get 3/8 for < 2 times 1/2 but it is a good option.

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We use a piece of 3/8" thick by2 5/8" tall piece of wood that has a 3" wide notch cut up 1" in the center. A piece of 3/8" wire mesh is stapled to the wood to cover the notch. This helps to restrict the bottom entrance also. A samll nail(1" long) is used to attach it to the hive body.

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