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  • #16
    Originally posted by capncarl View Post
    There is something about the angle the hood has to be drilled in the trap that makes them work, otherwise the bee can crawl back out.
    In the detailed explanation in the article, it said that at the top of the angle, there was less light coming in from the smaller entrance shaft than coming up straight from the bottom in the larger hole; upon getting ready to exit, they take the larger hole with the most light and end up in the jar.
    Hank Lee

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    • #17
      forty five degrees angled up.
      Loring in Katy, TX USA
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