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Offline cklspencer

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Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« on: May 06, 2013, 10:14:30 PM »
Did a quick swarm removal in Sandy Utah yesterday. I've been using my swarm pole more and more and I must say that I really like it. Saves packing a ladder and its much better keeping my feet on the ground.


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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 10:27:18 PM »
Nice catch! 
I've been looking for a pole for sometime now but can't find one and don't wanna pay the $50 for the new one.  Made the bucket for it a couple years ago. 

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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2013, 10:33:53 PM »
I didn't want to pay the money either for a while. I thought I could just buy it, try it out, and if it didn't work I would take it back. Turned out I liked it a bit to much and kept it. It has paid for it's reach over and over again. Since making it last year I have hived over a dozen swarms with it. Many of those were almost impossible to get even with a tall ladder and most likely very unsafe at that. It is now one of my regular tools I take when I get a swarm call which is almost everyday right now.
 

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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013, 10:49:00 AM »
Thanks for the video,cklspencer, hadn't thought of the pole.  Strange I have one I made to get pairs out of top of pair tree, it has a 2 liter bottle.  I will have to make one of those.



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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2013, 11:57:35 PM »
That was too cool.

Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2013, 02:59:23 PM »
Great video! Thanks!

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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2013, 03:38:09 PM »
Awesome "3-bucket" swarm.  Great job, thanks for posting.
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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2013, 03:53:00 PM »
Nice video! I have an extra old water jug but what did you make your pole with?
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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2013, 06:52:05 PM »
cool video... Thanks for sharing.  have to make me one of those poles now....lol
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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2013, 09:22:13 PM »
The pole is a longarm pole from Home Depot, you can find them by the paint section. The pole I use is a 8'-23' pole. Its worth the money. Some of the other pole can't tack the force like the longarm can.

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Re: Swarm removal in Sandy Utah
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2013, 09:30:41 PM »
Any swarm higher than I can reach with my hands while standing on the ground is too high for me.

 

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