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Extracted 6 supers today and got 160lb so well chuffed as our main flow of balsom is just starting. I have started changing from 11 space to 10 space castellations. There is quite a difference in weight with the 10 space supers being heavier.
 

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How about changing to Manleys and having (9) spacing.

As you say fewer combs seem to weigh more (pro rata)

Few is more......... KISS lol

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Happy with the 10 as I bought a job lot of castellated spacers.
 

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problem with manleys - big cost for me personally changing over, and also if, by chance a Q starts laying in a manley super (I have had one) then it is a b*gger to prise apart the combs.

I like castellated myself
 

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I have a very big box of Manley side bars to ty out next year,this year has been a cut comb year so not so much extraction to do.
 

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What even cut comb OSR or are you fortunate to not be near any Admin
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Cut comb OSR sells with no consumer resistance.

Clive de Bruyn lectured to that effect over 20 years ago... LOL

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