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Offline marshmasterpat

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Plastic Nucs lifespan
« on: October 13, 2013, 04:52:19 PM »
Anyone use any of the plastic deep nucs that are commercially available? 

If used as a hive what is the expected lifespan of these?

Seems like they would not be a bad idea, no build time, cost similar to home made super, and if you plan to sell any splits, you are not losing anything beyond the frames.


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Re: Plastic Nucs lifespan
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2013, 05:09:22 PM »
Ive had some that were from 1973, but they where of a Heavy density

You need to paint them as sunscreen so they don't dry out.

mvh Edward  :-P