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I have a few hives where the standard wood entrance reducer is too high and will not fit between the bottom board and the brood box above it. Its about 1/8" too high and I don thave a saw to reduce it. Any suggestions?
 

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Shim the sides of the bottom box with a couple of pennies.That would be the cheapest solution since they are not worth anything.
The bees will propolize any small gaps.
 

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Sand paper works wonders on entrance reducers.
I bought some cheep hives at a big box store on sale once LOL - same problem - Just push them up close and put some Garlia tape on each end m
ine last thru Pa. winters - The clearance price was to good ta pass up BUY clearly you get what you pay for !
 

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I use 3/4x3/4 in different lengths for different times of the year. They just propolize on the top outside and bottom inside and it's stuck until you remove it. I would lose my bees every summer if I used one of those because the biggest hole isn't big enough.
 
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