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{"id":4652573261927,"title":"ColonyLodge Super Duplex Bat House","handle":"super-duplex-bat-house","description":"\u003ch3\u003eCreate a 500+ Bat Super Sanctuary. Expandable to ~1,000 bats!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/files\/SuperDuplex.pdf?v=1597545708\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eDownload the Super Duplex install manual here.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe \u003cstrong\u003eSuper Duplex Bat House \u003c\/strong\u003eprovides a large, long term bat sanctuary for large backyards, parks, long term mitigation, and wildlife management areas. Twin 4''x6'' treated posts (obtained locally) provide redundancy and strength against high winds and long term deterioration. The 5.5'' space between the posts is filled with hand-roughened roost baffles, and covered with an aluminum roof. Our \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/products\/universal-four-chamber-premium-bat-house\" title=\"universal bat house\"\u003e4-Chamber ColonyLodge Universal bat houses\u003c\/a\u003e are added in a back-to-back bat configuration. \u003cspan\u003eThe ColonyLodge features slots in the back allowing bats to move into various sized crevices into the middle of the structure, or switch roost boxes to find their preferred microclimate. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe standard Super Duplex configuration may hold approximately ~500+ bats!\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Super Duplex is expandable\u003c\/strong\u003e by adding one additional ColonyLodge bat house on the left and right sides. Start small and add on modules as desired. This creates a \"bat condo\"-class structure using four of BCM's successful Universal bat houses. The dual posts easily support the additional weight and negligible additional wind load. This configuration may hold approximately ~920 bats, and is the least expensive, easiest to construct plan to approach the 1000 bat capacity that is ideal for watchable wildlife installations. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDoes it work?\u003c\/strong\u003e Bats often prefer roosting in larger structures, which can help buffer nighttime temperature extremes, as well as heat up faster in the morning. Biologists are considering multiple smaller bat house structures are better than one large \"condo\"-class structure.  \u003c\/span\u003eMultiple Duplex or other bat houses spread the bat colony out among many structures, providing a variety of microclimate options. Multiple roosts provide bats with parasite and predator avoidance options. Multiple smaller bat roosts allow bat families to break up and segregate as they see fit. If one structure is vandalized or collapses over time, the whole colony will not suddenly be at risk, but will occupy the other nearby structures until repairs made.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eA Super Duplex in Pennsylvania was occupied when checked 12 days after installation.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe Super Duplex is easier to install and is less costly. It is possible to install 3 or more Super Duplex configurations than one bat condo-class structure.\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFlat Roof brown or white.\u003c\/strong\u003e Use the white roof for warm climates while the brown side \u003cspan\u003eis for all but the hotter locations in the US and Canada. This is an aluminum roof over both bat houses (including the screws holding the bat house onto the structure), and the center roost cavity in the middle between the houses.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRoof, Center Cluster, and Mount Only version.\u003c\/strong\u003e This option is for those who already purchased 4 Chamber Universal bat houses and would like to construct the Super Duplex. The kit includes the mounts and roof assembly. You provide 4''x6''x16' treated posts. Note this kit is specifically for BCM 4 Chamber Universal bat houses.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eInstallation.\u003c\/strong\u003e The Super Duplex is a significant structure, but by far the easiest and least expensive of any artificial bat roost available of similar capacity. It is possible to assemble the mounts, put the posts in place, then add the bat houses and roof \u003c\/span\u003eseparately using ladders, scaffolding, or a lift machine. However, the entire assembly can be assembled on the ground on sawhorses. Four people may lift the Super Duplex while several pull or winch with a rope as the base slides into the holes. The Super Duplex may also lean against a truck with an appropriate ladder rack, or lean on the bucket of a front end loader\/forklift, etc. to be pushed into place. The Super Duplex had been assembled and placed in as little as 2-3 hours in this way. \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBCM delivery, micro siting, and installation is available, please contact jchenger@batmanagement.com for a quote. \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhich color bat house is best for you?\u003c\/strong\u003e Both dark brown and our tan color has been successful in mid-FL and TX. Definitely select a black or dark green or dark brown for most northern states and high elevations, or tan for warmer climates most of Florida and desert). Included with every bat house is a comprehensive manual, which will assist you with site determination, installation, and long-term maintenance tips.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Super Duplex Bat Roost includes two ColonyLodge bat houses, center baffle cluster, framing, roof, and ships with all hardware necessary for assembly. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's Included?:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTwo (2) Four-Chamber ColonyLodge Bat Houses\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eRoof Assembly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOne (1) Aluminum Roof Panel\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUpper and Lower Frame\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCenter Baffle Cluster\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's needed?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTwo 4''x6''x16' treated posts (obtain locally expect ~$50 each)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCompass to find ~140° SE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCordless drill (2 is handy to have phillips screw bit or socket on one, drill bit on a second))\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDrill socket adapter + socket set\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCombination square + tape measure\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDrill bit for predrilling holes in sides and metal roof\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLevel (can use the combination square as a level)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e240 lbs Quick-dry concrete for post installation\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/collections\/bat-house-accessories\" title=\"post saver for bat house\"\u003e 4''x6'' Post Protector\/saver\u003c\/a\u003e (strongly recommended)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDigging\/tamping bar, post hole digger, shovel\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOutdoor deck stain for the sides and post, but wait 90 days before staining if treated post is new and wet from the treating process.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's the difference between the Duplex and Super Duplex?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTwo 4''x6'' posts instead of one\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCenter roost structure increases capacity \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAluminum roof protects center roost structure and upper mounting screws on the ColonyLodges\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eVented center baffle cluster provides more microclimate options\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ci\u003eBat House color should be selected based on geographical location. There are no guarantees with wildlife, past performance does not suggest occupancy in all locations. Actual product may differ slightly from photos.\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003ci style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003eIn production; shipping within ~14 business \u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan color=\"#38761d\" style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"caret-color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003ci\u003edays\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e!\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/products\/installation\" title=\"bat house installation\"\u003eInstallation available\u003c\/a\u003e in PA and other states\u003c\/h3\u003e","published_at":"2020-07-15T09:57:45-04:00","created_at":"2020-07-15T09:57:45-04:00","vendor":"Bat Conservation and Management, Inc.","type":"Bat 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Expandable to ~1,000 bats!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/files\/SuperDuplex.pdf?v=1597545708\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eDownload the Super Duplex install manual here.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe \u003cstrong\u003eSuper Duplex Bat House \u003c\/strong\u003eprovides a large, long term bat sanctuary for large backyards, parks, long term mitigation, and wildlife management areas. Twin 4''x6'' treated posts (obtained locally) provide redundancy and strength against high winds and long term deterioration. The 5.5'' space between the posts is filled with hand-roughened roost baffles, and covered with an aluminum roof. Our \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/products\/universal-four-chamber-premium-bat-house\" title=\"universal bat house\"\u003e4-Chamber ColonyLodge Universal bat houses\u003c\/a\u003e are added in a back-to-back bat configuration. \u003cspan\u003eThe ColonyLodge features slots in the back allowing bats to move into various sized crevices into the middle of the structure, or switch roost boxes to find their preferred microclimate. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe standard Super Duplex configuration may hold approximately ~500+ bats!\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Super Duplex is expandable\u003c\/strong\u003e by adding one additional ColonyLodge bat house on the left and right sides. Start small and add on modules as desired. This creates a \"bat condo\"-class structure using four of BCM's successful Universal bat houses. The dual posts easily support the additional weight and negligible additional wind load. This configuration may hold approximately ~920 bats, and is the least expensive, easiest to construct plan to approach the 1000 bat capacity that is ideal for watchable wildlife installations. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDoes it work?\u003c\/strong\u003e Bats often prefer roosting in larger structures, which can help buffer nighttime temperature extremes, as well as heat up faster in the morning. Biologists are considering multiple smaller bat house structures are better than one large \"condo\"-class structure.  \u003c\/span\u003eMultiple Duplex or other bat houses spread the bat colony out among many structures, providing a variety of microclimate options. Multiple roosts provide bats with parasite and predator avoidance options. Multiple smaller bat roosts allow bat families to break up and segregate as they see fit. If one structure is vandalized or collapses over time, the whole colony will not suddenly be at risk, but will occupy the other nearby structures until repairs made.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eA Super Duplex in Pennsylvania was occupied when checked 12 days after installation.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe Super Duplex is easier to install and is less costly. It is possible to install 3 or more Super Duplex configurations than one bat condo-class structure.\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFlat Roof brown or white.\u003c\/strong\u003e Use the white roof for warm climates while the brown side \u003cspan\u003eis for all but the hotter locations in the US and Canada. This is an aluminum roof over both bat houses (including the screws holding the bat house onto the structure), and the center roost cavity in the middle between the houses.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRoof, Center Cluster, and Mount Only version.\u003c\/strong\u003e This option is for those who already purchased 4 Chamber Universal bat houses and would like to construct the Super Duplex. The kit includes the mounts and roof assembly. You provide 4''x6''x16' treated posts. Note this kit is specifically for BCM 4 Chamber Universal bat houses.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eInstallation.\u003c\/strong\u003e The Super Duplex is a significant structure, but by far the easiest and least expensive of any artificial bat roost available of similar capacity. It is possible to assemble the mounts, put the posts in place, then add the bat houses and roof \u003c\/span\u003eseparately using ladders, scaffolding, or a lift machine. However, the entire assembly can be assembled on the ground on sawhorses. Four people may lift the Super Duplex while several pull or winch with a rope as the base slides into the holes. 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ColonyLodge Super Duplex Bat House

Product Description
$625.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

Create a 500+ Bat Super Sanctuary. Expandable to ~1,000 bats!

Download the Super Duplex install manual here.

The Super Duplex Bat House provides a large, long term bat sanctuary for large backyards, parks, long term mitigation, and wildlife management areas. Twin 4''x6'' treated posts (obtained locally) provide redundancy and strength against high winds and long term deterioration. The 5.5'' space between the posts is filled with hand-roughened roost baffles, and covered with an aluminum roof. Our 4-Chamber ColonyLodge Universal bat houses are added in a back-to-back bat configuration. The ColonyLodge features slots in the back allowing bats to move into various sized crevices into the middle of the structure, or switch roost boxes to find their preferred microclimate. The standard Super Duplex configuration may hold approximately ~500+ bats! 

The Super Duplex is expandable by adding one additional ColonyLodge bat house on the left and right sides. Start small and add on modules as desired. This creates a "bat condo"-class structure using four of BCM's successful Universal bat houses. The dual posts easily support the additional weight and negligible additional wind load. This configuration may hold approximately ~920 bats, and is the least expensive, easiest to construct plan to approach the 1000 bat capacity that is ideal for watchable wildlife installations. 

Does it work? Bats often prefer roosting in larger structures, which can help buffer nighttime temperature extremes, as well as heat up faster in the morning. Biologists are considering multiple smaller bat house structures are better than one large "condo"-class structure.  Multiple Duplex or other bat houses spread the bat colony out among many structures, providing a variety of microclimate options. Multiple roosts provide bats with parasite and predator avoidance options. Multiple smaller bat roosts allow bat families to break up and segregate as they see fit. If one structure is vandalized or collapses over time, the whole colony will not suddenly be at risk, but will occupy the other nearby structures until repairs made.

A Super Duplex in Pennsylvania was occupied when checked 12 days after installation. The Super Duplex is easier to install and is less costly. It is possible to install 3 or more Super Duplex configurations than one bat condo-class structure. 

Flat Roof brown or white. Use the white roof for warm climates while the brown side is for all but the hotter locations in the US and Canada. This is an aluminum roof over both bat houses (including the screws holding the bat house onto the structure), and the center roost cavity in the middle between the houses.

Roof, Center Cluster, and Mount Only version. This option is for those who already purchased 4 Chamber Universal bat houses and would like to construct the Super Duplex. The kit includes the mounts and roof assembly. You provide 4''x6''x16' treated posts. Note this kit is specifically for BCM 4 Chamber Universal bat houses.

Installation. The Super Duplex is a significant structure, but by far the easiest and least expensive of any artificial bat roost available of similar capacity. It is possible to assemble the mounts, put the posts in place, then add the bat houses and roof separately using ladders, scaffolding, or a lift machine. However, the entire assembly can be assembled on the ground on sawhorses. Four people may lift the Super Duplex while several pull or winch with a rope as the base slides into the holes. The Super Duplex may also lean against a truck with an appropriate ladder rack, or lean on the bucket of a front end loader/forklift, etc. to be pushed into place. The Super Duplex had been assembled and placed in as little as 2-3 hours in this way. BCM delivery, micro siting, and installation is available, please contact jchenger@batmanagement.com for a quote. 

Which color bat house is best for you? Both dark brown and our tan color has been successful in mid-FL and TX. Definitely select a black or dark green or dark brown for most northern states and high elevations, or tan for warmer climates most of Florida and desert). Included with every bat house is a comprehensive manual, which will assist you with site determination, installation, and long-term maintenance tips.

The Super Duplex Bat Roost includes two ColonyLodge bat houses, center baffle cluster, framing, roof, and ships with all hardware necessary for assembly. 

What's Included?:

  • Two (2) Four-Chamber ColonyLodge Bat Houses
  • Roof Assembly
  • One (1) Aluminum Roof Panel
  • Upper and Lower Frame
  • Center Baffle Cluster

What's needed?

  • Two 4''x6''x16' treated posts (obtain locally expect ~$50 each)
  • Compass to find ~140° SE
  • Cordless drill (2 is handy to have phillips screw bit or socket on one, drill bit on a second))
  • Drill socket adapter + socket set
  • Combination square + tape measure
  • Drill bit for predrilling holes in sides and metal roof
  • Level (can use the combination square as a level)
  • 240 lbs Quick-dry concrete for post installation
  • 4''x6'' Post Protector/saver (strongly recommended)
  • Digging/tamping bar, post hole digger, shovel
  • Outdoor deck stain for the sides and post, but wait 90 days before staining if treated post is new and wet from the treating process.

What's the difference between the Duplex and Super Duplex?

  • Two 4''x6'' posts instead of one
  • Center roost structure increases capacity 
  • Aluminum roof protects center roost structure and upper mounting screws on the ColonyLodges
  • Vented center baffle cluster provides more microclimate options
 
Bat House color should be selected based on geographical location. There are no guarantees with wildlife, past performance does not suggest occupancy in all locations. Actual product may differ slightly from photos.


In production; shipping within ~14 business days!

Installation available in PA and other states


"In Stock" items may ship same day to up to 3 business days after placing your order.

"Out of Stock" items may still be purchased, but realize these items may be built-to-order or we may be at the mercy of our vendors for parts of your order or product. Shipping for out of stock items may be days or weeks after placing your order. Some speciaity items may have estimated availability mentioned in their product description above.

All international orders must be paid in full via credit card or international money order before shipping.  We currently accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard and bank/wire transfers.

For international orders, any duties, tariffs or broker fees are not included in the order amount and will be collected by the shipper upon delivery. Any such fees are the responsibility of the customer. 

Please ensure the shipping address you provide can accept UPS deliveries. BCM is not responsible for any fees or delays incurred from an incorrect shipping address.

In Spanish: Todos los pedidos internacionales deben pagarse en su totalidad mediante tarjeta de crédito o giro postal internacional antes de su envío. aceptamos American Express, Visa y Mastercard.  No somos capaces de aceptar banco.

Para los pedidos internacionales, los impuestos, aranceles u honorarios de agente no están incluidos en el orden cantidad y serán recogidos por el cargador a la entrega. estas matrículas son responsabilidad del cliente.        

Por favor garantizar la dirección del envío que usted proporcione puede aceptar envíos ups. bcm no se hace responsable por el pago de honorarios o retrasos de una incorrecta dirección de envío.

What states does sales tax apply?
If you live in PA, you will be charged sales tax according to your state’s sales tax rules.  Tax Exempt Businesses/Organizations in PA only: contact us to place your order (717-241-2228). Please have your tax exempt number.

What can I return?
You may return new, unopened items sold within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Shirts, hats, and mugs are made to order and are not returnable.

When will I get my refund?
Most refunds are fully refunded in 3-5 business days after we receive and process your return.

Does BCM do replacements?
We can only replace the exact item and version you ordered, and you are responsible to return the damaged item within 30 days. If you want to exchange for a different item, you will need to return the item and place a new order.

Pettersson D500x and M500 Bat Detectors Return and Exchange Policy
All detectors are tested by BCM staff before shipping to customers. Please contact BCM first detailing the issue you are having with the hardware and obtain a Return Authorization. Should email or phone troubleshooting fail to resolve the issue, you should send the unit in suitable packaging to BCM, with the RA number written on the packaging.

BCM will confirm the unit is defective was not abused or water damaged. BCM will replace the unit at our discretion usually within one week. Units requiring repairs may take 6-8 weeks.

Pettersson factory warranty is one year.

D500x External Microphone Return Policy
All microphones are tested by BCM staff before shipping to customers. Please contact BCM first detailing the issue you are having with the Microphone and obtain a Return Authorization. Should email or phone troubleshooting fail to resolve the issue, you should send the unit in suitable packaging to BCM, with the RA number written on the packaging.

DOA microphones are replaced immediately at no charge. There is a $150 for refurbishing used microphones, shipped immediately if in stock.

Electronics
Electronics purchased from BCM are easily returned within 30 days of receipt of shipment. These items must be in new condition with original packaging and accessories. All bat detectors sold by BCM are supported by the device's manufacturers. In the unlikely event a detector appears to be defective, please contact the customer support network for the computer manufacturer to have it serviced under warranty. Pettersson D500x/M500 devices have specific policies, see above.

Software
Software titles purchased from BCM are easily returned within 30 days of receipt of shipment. These items must be unopened and still in their plastic wrap.

General items

Other items purchased from BCM can only be returned if:

  • The return is packaged and shipped in the original packaging.
  • The items are still in new condition.
  • You ship your return within 30 days of receipt of the original shipment.

Any returns that do not meet the above qualifications may receive a reduced refund or be returned to the purchaser. Some items may incur a restocking fee as these items must be inspected, tested, and repackaged. If a restocking fee applies it will be noted on the product information page.  All returns will be less original shipping costs.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Ask BCM a Question
  • What are the dimensions of the center baffle cluster, what type of wood is it, and how many are there? I'm looking at the Super Duplex install manual (Step 3), and that is the only part that isn't clear to me. I recently received the two ColonyLodge bat houses and would like to create the Super Duplex. Thanks!

    The center baffle cluster is overall  17.5'' tall x11'' wide x5'' deep made from 3/8 plywood heavily scratched on both sides and 3/4'' spacers. We actually have a 1'' gap in the middle of these baffles as well, with the spacers on the ends. Once you put the framing on your 4x6 posts and have that laid out on sawhorses, you will see the void in the middle of the posts that needs filled and essentially cut to fit. Thanks and be sure to send photos of your build and install to BCM's Facebook https://www.facebook.com/batmanagement

  • Green or black for Akron Ohio Large property 12 wooded acres 3/4 acre pond 4 acre grass with shade trees Currently bats in Barn

    Either color may work. Bats may not use the bat house if the barn is easily accessible to them however, and it may take several seasons for some to move in.

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