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This plastic foundation is the cat`s meow. I just tried it this summer. I was an avid 100% beeswax wired foundation user but I think this plastic stuff is great! A time-work saver for sure. Plus it`s apparently impervious to wax moth.

My only questions is why are the corners cut out on one side. I put the cut out side on the bottom... hope that was right. I know the queen doesn`t lay much in the bottom corners of the frames. Is that why those corners are cut out?
 

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I use Permadent too and am very happy with it. Those missing triangles are so the bees can "communicate" - or more easily move between frames. With wax foundation you often see the bees chew holes in the corners to accomplish the same purpose.
 

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I have a 1000 of the Mann Lake version and I broke out the corners as they are perforated. Once they built out then they are great. Sometimes takes a bit to get them started.
 

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I use it exclusively. I use black in the deeps and white in my honey supers (the 6 3/4 foundation doesn't have the corners cut out) Most :doh: of the time the queen doesn't like to come up into the lighter comb. If the bees happen to draw out some ugly comb, just scrape it off and give it back to them.

Perry
 

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I be loving it also. I do find that the Bees seem to favor the black plastic in the brood box. I also started to switch over to plastic in the mediums. Works real good in the extractor.:thumbsup:
 

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I went all plastic in the supers but keep small cell or natural comb in the brood chamber. Sometimes it does take them a bit to draw out to the corners.
 
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