He uses two bent brads, pointy end pushed into the end of the queen cage, to make winglike things to hang over the tops of two frames. I'm using plastic too, and I'm not really happy with what they're doing with it so far, but I figure it may have something to do with all the weather, the queen dying, etc. Hopefully now that it's beginning to warmup again and they have a new queen, things will get going.
So here's a thought for everyone's input. If, for some reason, this queen dies too, would it be safe to assume that their must be another queen that I just never saw in there?