It really doesn't matter. There is not a perfect set up to make them come to it, either they like it or they don't. Just look at where some of the cut outs are being done.
Not sure I would want to make my new home there with the shingle hung out saying "hell" though, what's up with that??:lpf:
I hope you get a big swarm to move in, you have done about all you can do. Most times just the smell of the old comb will bring them in. The biggest thing is there has to actually be a swarm around to move in. The only thing I could add is seems most swarms like shade better than full sun
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