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Was heading into Knoxville to start getting my daughters dorm room cleaned out when I got a swarm call at the Valarium again. I was only minutes away and just happen to have a big box oil came in that I had made into a swarm catching box.

Pretty good sized swarm on the side of the wall in the patio area again. Had to borrow some duct tape and a couple of ladders. The band that was playing tonight had to hurry up and get their gear inside so I could go to work. Scooped the off of the wall and put them into the box and just in the nick of time, it came a huge thunder boomer and gully washer. I guess the gals were just glad to have a dry spot to get into. No time to look for the queen either.

I did not have my camera but several folks did take pics and said they would send them to me, we'll see.

Think I will take a swarm box and stick it on the roof of the building
 

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nothing fancy to catch a swarm in, just an old oil box that I did put some #8 wire mesh on the sides for ventilation.

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Just a shot of the home yard, five swarms so far for me.

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just over night they had built a small patch of comb, this just goes to show when they swarm they are in comb building mode!!

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A good solid 3 to 3 1/2 pound swarm for sure.

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A pic of the swarm the owner of the building took.
 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fHdtWmGSdw


I did it, I did it!! I am so proud of myself.......you just don't know how long it took to get a video to post on here :yahoo:

sorry for the blurriness at the last of it but the camera was set on macro, and don't ask about my you tube name :lol: :lol:
 
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