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I think it's the problem I have with my spacers but two frames are now stuck together. It's one frame which has plastic spacers and one which has self spacing so I must have put them too close last time I inspected.

Can anyone give me some advice on how to seperate them please?

I went in the hive today and they were seriously pi**ed off! Got several stings on the front of my leg. It was quite a nasty attack - horrible girls today!

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Prize them apart and cut the brace wax off.
 

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Prize them apart and cut the brace wax off.
can happen in hot weather when the wax or foundation slumps as well

just have to go for it, with a flat kitchen knife, next time leave it till last,

quick cut then cover on (or manipulation cloth on :), then walk away for 20mins if they are angry..and you can't stand the heat
 

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Thanks for the advice - I'll arm myself with a kitchen knife next time I go in!
 

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