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Author Topic: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!  (Read 1173 times)
adamant
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« on: December 08, 2012, 04:44:11 PM »

this pic shows how i used to fill the feeder


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drilled another hole in the feeder



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bought caps from grainger 4.00/25


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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2012, 12:54:09 AM »

That is a good idea.
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2012, 06:34:05 AM »

 th_thumbsupup Good solution. Thanks for sharing the idea.
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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2012, 11:30:24 AM »

You still have to pour slowly. Hopefully the bees will crawl out of the tube faster than you can fill it.
I used to use a 1/2 hose off a backpack sprayer hooked directly to the tank.
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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2012, 02:38:51 PM »

i added some notches in the wood so its easier to pry the cap off with the hive tool! see pic



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