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Debated adding a super, but just robbed a couple frames instead

And super excited…

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That is a beautiful frame of capped honey. It may be tricky to uncap, because it is not drawn out beyond the wood. Not your fault, just normal for a new frame. If you are using it for cut comb (or crushing and straining), not a problem. If you are uncapping, you may find a scratching tool easier than a big knife before spinning. Lovely result though, thank you for sharing. :blush:

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That is a nice frame of honey! Taking a frame or two at a time is how I control the size of my hives too.

Cheers
Rob.

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I was thinking of trying a heat gun, lol… we’re looking forward to the adventure.

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I agree, beautiful frames. What I would use is a table fork to dislodge the cappings.

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That’s not all of it yet. Still draining. But we’re freezing the frames overnight, and we may pop the drawn frames back into the super tomorrow.

I gotta say… the heat gun worked really well. Lots less damage than I expected.

Tastes like flowers and citrus.

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I have used a heat gun on shallow cell depth frames and it returns the frame to the hive with a minimum of damage. The bees will build out the frames so that you can use a heated knife to do the decapping next time the frame needs extracting. Very nice frame of capped honey Julie.
Cheers Peter

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