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they were here at conference i think there's a rep here in nz now, thought i grabed there details but appears i didn't , but a local beek bought there extraction line they bought over will be interested at looking at that going, If i was starting out i would definatly look hard at these boxs.

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is the nz frame size exact identical with langstroth?

has anyone tried out how a nz frame sits in one of these boxes?

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is the nz frame size exact identical with langstroth?

has anyone tried out how a nz frame sits in one of these boxes?

Fits exactly. I also saw them in Wanganui. They are built to standard Langstroth measurements.

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Thats one of the good things they don't change the size the fit as well after 30 years!! no change in size.

Mani

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There is one @ Auckland club apiary.

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thanks, Manfred. looks like a great system.

i think i really need to try one out. does anyone sell them here yet?

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Hi Tom thanks , yes we sell them soon, will let you know when they arrive.

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yes, please. thanks again.

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thanks, Manfred. looks like a great system.

i think i really need to try one out. does anyone sell them here yet?

Yea there was a guy that was at conference had them but i didn't get there info. I could be keen to try one out to, will look into it see if i can find details.

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Hi Tom thanks , yes we sell them soon, will let you know when they arrive.

What sort of price range

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I have about 60 thermo boxes in use.

All are pre drilled, skew screwed with no glue and most unpainted until recently.

Ive noticed that some cup concave to the outside which indicates moisture inside?

I now paint them so will keep an eye on this aspect.

If any rot the screws allow for bad pieces to be replaced.

However how long does one want to keep a box before burning it??

Me 5-10 yrs max.

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Ive noticed that some cup concave to the outside which indicates moisture inside?

 

Probably, but can also indicate heart side out

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I have about 60 thermo boxes in use.

All are pre drilled, skew screwed with no glue and most unpainted until recently.

Ive noticed that some cup concave to the outside which indicates moisture inside?

I now paint them so will keep an eye on this aspect.

If any rot the screws allow for bad pieces to be replaced.

However how long does one want to keep a box before burning it??

Me 5-10 yrs max.

Look at the end grain. It should always be "smiles" to the outside as in )))) then when they do distort they cup this way ((((( or in to hive and the restraint of the screws/staples or nails helps keep things in place. It doesnt always work but it goes a long way to keeping the boards more stable.

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Look at the end grain. It should always be "smiles" to the outside as in )))) then when they do distort they cup this way ((((( or in to hive and the restraint of the screws/staples or nails helps keep things in place. It doesnt always work but it goes a long way to keeping the boards more stable.

 

OK Thanks

Ill have a go at that with some more Im doing,

I only hope that not to many handles end up on the inside.

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OK Thanks

Ill have a go at that with some more Im doing,

I only hope that not to many handles end up on the inside.

Send them back to Daan at Tunnicliffes and ask them to replace them with "inspec" ends. They know the correct orientation, a staff member would have fed it in to the machine the wrong way.

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Handles on the inside means no frame rests:what::confused::rofl::thumbdown:

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Handles on the inside means no frame rests:what::confused::rofl::thumbdown:

Yes I see, that would be a dead give away,

Top feeders maybe??

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Its ok Im just kidding around and not worried about a few cupped boards.

I know Daan well and if Im not careful he'll cut my discount.

Today I painted a bunch of un assembled box parts.

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