Being skeptical isn't considered a problem.
It's what happens when you aren't skeptical that causes problems. Can we agree on that Mark?
There's no need for fat bees, or piles of empty deeps/supers or any of the other distractions to make a powerhouse honey hive.
You shouldn't need a tall ladder to harvest honey.
It's a bunch of gimmicks that detract from the intent of the MDA Splitter method of chemical free beekeeping.
It's about two operations: one for outbreeding mites, the other for making powerhouse honey hives.
Maybe Tim should get a cape and a lovely assistant?