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This was one of the referrals that Ben passed my name onto a pest control company. Thanks Ben and JW!!

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After taking a peek in the big crack, I saw this would be an easy cut out. Removed the flashing and cut out a small piece of 2 x 4 and this is what I saw. Will cut them out this morning.

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Nice swarm, has already built five combs in just four days.

Glad this turned out to be a cut out instead of a trap out.
 

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Pics to come!!

Yes I use a robo style vac, I am all out of ten frame gear so I came in last night and put together a five frame robo style vac., will be its maiden voyage this morning. Then off to set up a trap out on a tree. i am just waiting for the sunshine to break through these clouds.
 

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The bee vac and the shop vac hanging from the ladder

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Almost done

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Finished up with bees in the vac.

These were very gentle bees, golden colored almost orange.
 

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Thanks for taking the time to take photos and share with us.
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I've got to build me one of those bee vacs!
 

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Perry did you find robos sight? It has a bunch of plans for different things.
 

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I have already printed them off. :mrgreen:
I even have a homemade deep that I figure I'll cut in two 3" sections to speed things up. Wish I had one of those for a job or two I've done, probably would have saved a lot more bees with it!
 

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I made this one out of scrap 3/4" plywood I had laying around, actually it was some shelving that I grabbed from a store that was being remodeled, must have gotten 50 shelving pieces about 48" x 16". Took me several hours to cut out and glue up but it works great. I just need to work on putting a motor on the top instead of having to drag a shop vac around.
 
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