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  1. #1
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    Default filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    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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  2. #2
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    Default Re: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    Why did u do that?
    Mark Berninghausen "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board." Zora Neale Hurston

  3. #3
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    Default Re: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    when I was filling them through the ladder hole the bees that were attached to that ladder were drowning

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    Default Re: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    I c.
    Mark Berninghausen "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board." Zora Neale Hurston

  5. #5
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    Valdosta GA USA
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    Default Re: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    i like your set up whats in the hole for a latter?

  6. #6
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    Tipton, TN, USA
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    Default Re: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    That looks like the stock frame feeder sold by Mann Lake. He added a hole to stick the funnel in.

  7. #7
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    Bloomington, IN
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    Default Re: filling frame (division board) feeders and drowning bees. this is what i did!

    I lined mine with old window screen and then scrunched an extra piece of #8 down inside it. Not nearly as pretty as these, but very functional.

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