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Offline ITstings

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tbh swarm traps
« on: March 24, 2009, 12:02:02 PM »
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.

Offline fermentedhiker

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Re: tbh swarm traps
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2009, 12:11:27 PM »
you might try one like Robo's design using a sonatube just modify the measurements to fit your topbar length.

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Re: tbh swarm traps
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2009, 01:35:00 PM »
check out michael bush  (bush farms)   great detail on TBH and dimensions...

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Re: tbh swarm traps
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2009, 08:52:43 PM »
http://www.bushfarms.com/beestopbarhives.htm

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