NZBF: Anyone tried cutting down a bioform frame to ¾?

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Josh

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Hey,

Quick question.... anyone tried cutting down a bioform frame to make it ¾? I don't want plastic but I'm falling out of love with wood/wax (really easy first time, getting annoying now I'm recycling)

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Josh

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I’ve got 5 plastic frames that came with a nuc, and they’re stiff, easy to use and don’t bind up with propolis like my wood do.

But, I’m resistant to using plastic, at least as much as possible
 

Mummzie

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No problems, other than I suck at cleaning, wiring and embedding 😅
you can only get better then. :)
Cleaning = melt out, followed by a quick scrape while still warm.
Wiring = get it done by someone competent at the start, so it doesn't need redoing or at the most a quick re-tension using a staple gun,
Embedding = use thick foundation, a light touch and heavier duty wire.
 
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Josh

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you can only get better then. :)
Cleaning = melt out, followed by a quick scrape while still warm.
Wiring = get it done by someone competent at the start, so it doesn't need redoing or at the most a quick re-tension using a staple gun,
Embedding = use thick foundation, a light touch and heavier duty wire.
Thick foundation and heavier wire foundation… great tip! I’ve been using medium, which I’m sure a well practiced individual can manage.
 


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