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anybody use hd bucket vac for bee vac?

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anyone use the 1.75 hp home depot 5 gallon bucket wet/dry vac for a bee vac? saw one online and wondered if anyone here made one and how well it worked
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You can't use it 'as is' - it will kill the bees. You can use it as the suction source when you have a catch box in between. There's lots of postings on it. and some have mounted the bucket head in a lid so you can suck the bees into a screened box. But once they enter the box the suction is diffused so they don't hit a wall or something.
 
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