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Jostled a queen frame with 2 ages of bars

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I was putting cages on two bars (27 cells) and I had one bar in my hand as I was replacing it into the frame. As I was trying to fit it back into the frame the frame started tipping over. I caught it but it took a bit of a jostle. I'm not worried about the one that was in my hand because it didn't take much of a jostle but the other bars did take some. There are two bars that are 10 days post graft and one bar that is just capped maybe Friday.
Should I be worried?
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No, not to worry, they will be ok. It's true you should be easy with the cells, but they will take more than you think at 10 days after grafting and a lot at 2 days.
unlikely, I've done the same thing.....they turned out fine.
Thanks for this input.
Today I was going to finish putting together the 3 frame mating nuc (3x3-10 frame deeps) but it started raining just as I got the tools out and has not stopped. I am very glad I put the cages over these cells and didn't procrastinate as I normally do.
Hey, why put off until tomorrow what you can put off until the day after tomorrow?
I had a salad bowl full of about 20-30 cells go flying across the floor of my truck when I slammed the brakes...

They all emerged fine... I wouldn't worry to much about a few bumps on the 10th day. With that said, I wouldn't go out of my way to bump them. *grins*
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