I got this idea watching a video from UoG.
I did this to nine colonies of various strengths. Some were nucs I transferred into ten frame equipment.
The telescoping covers come off without any noise and the Duck Cloth peels back without effort or noise, just like the man said. 015 (800x600).jpg 016 (800x600).jpg No bees flew up to meet me.
014.jpg I even remembered to drill the hole in the front before adding bees, well after the first one, anyway.