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New Bee
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« on: March 24, 2009, 11:02:02 AM »

Hello, Looking to make tbh swarm trap and nucs. Any advice on  how many 1 1/4 and 1 1/2 frames and length of box would be great. Thank you  for the help.
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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2009, 11:11:27 AM »

you might try one like Robo's design using a sonatube just modify the measurements to fit your topbar length.,13766.15.html

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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2009, 12:35:00 PM »

check out michael bush  (bush farms)   great detail on TBH and dimensions...
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2009, 07:52:43 PM »

I'd go with 1 1/4" spacing since you will be expecting them to put brood in first.

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