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I haven't tried it, but the search function on beesource will probably find someone who has. Thanks for posting the link. The authors saw no increase in yield, which I find strange as I would have expected larger colonies and more honey with this system.
Also, it seems the primary goal was to get easy access to the brood box for removing the drone frame. The same thing could be achieved by building a deep horizontal hive, using a single queen, and stacking the supers in the middle. I have seen several threads on that. Try something and let us know what you find. Adrian.
 

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hello,one thing that i see that was probably not considered was the fact that bees have pheromones tells who they are when they come in contact they will fight as they see each other as an intruder......I could see that problem.....so loss time.....as they probably get confused with the two different scents.need a two queen system observation hive...
 
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