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MuswellMetro 

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How they used to do it, a short video made by Barnet & District Beekepers employed at Elstree film studios in the 1930's

no glove, no suits

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=902k2HzCO4E&feature=related[/ame]


[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cn6gx-aiOX0&feature=related[/ame]


[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNoKBFzvEig&feature=related[/ame]


[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nfNdKOFYq0&feature=related[/ame]
 
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Thanks Muswell - they're really interesting! They were using a cloth alot of the time (manipulation cloth is it called?). Do you use one?

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Thanks Muswell - they're really interesting! They were using a cloth alot of the time (manipulation cloth is it called?). Do you use one?

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only if they are Manic...such as when culling drone comb...one Primark £1.50 white hand towel per hive with elctric cable threaded through the seams
 
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