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Hambone
02-11-2014, 03:10 PM
Does anyone sell the cardboard nuc boxes for medium frames? I don't see them.

Also those that use the cardboard boxes how do you like them? How well do they hold up?

Michael Bush
02-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Cardboard nucs are pretty much temporary. I just put the medium frames in the deep cardboard nucs, but I never have them in there for long...

RudyT
02-11-2014, 08:09 PM
dadant has them in 2014 catalog and I assume online. Expense!

Hambone
02-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Rudy I don't see them on their site and I don't have their catalog. Do you have a part # and price?

RudyT
02-12-2014, 10:18 AM
M01507 Medium corrugated Cardboard Nuc Box $9.95 on page 72 of 2014 Dadant catalog.
buy 10 at $9.50, 100 at $9.00.

Seems expensive for what you get, compared to simple wooden designs.

sqkcrk
02-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Is a medium nuc made up of 5 frames?

NewJoe
02-12-2014, 10:28 AM
M01507 Medium corrugated Cardboard Nuc Box $9.95 on page 72 of 2014 Dadant catalog.
buy 10 at $9.50, 100 at $9.00.

Seems expensive for what you get, compared to simple wooden designs.

Man....I could build 3 wooden ones for the price of one of those!

Hambone
02-12-2014, 10:33 AM
Is a medium nuc made up of 5 frames?

That's a big 10-4!

Hambone
02-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Man....I could build 3 wooden ones for the price of one of those!

No kidding. I was thinking $5-6 would bee worth my time not to build them. I printed D.Coates 5 frame nuc plans and can build 4 out of one sheet of plywood. Guess I'll build some.

bluegrass
02-12-2014, 12:08 PM
You can custom order them from a custom box maker. I did this one year, there is a thread on here somewhere about my experience. I was able to order them double walled (double corrugated) in the size I wanted. I used them to ship medium nucs and did some weather tests on them. They did not stand up to rain very well, but they were cheap. (about 2 bucks each)

This is the company I used: http://www.customcardboardboxes.com/

sqkcrk
02-12-2014, 01:08 PM
That's a big 10-4!

What do they sell for?

Hambone
02-12-2014, 01:23 PM
These are for my personal use for some splits I'm making. But I will find out what they sell for. There is a guy about 20 miles away that makes up and sells a ton of medium nucs.

Hambone
02-12-2014, 01:39 PM
Mark he said $150 and only has 6 left not spoken for. I bet he makes up at least 100+ nucs. Maybe I should start selling them. He raises his own queens and I buy queens from him. They have been really good.

sqkcrk
02-12-2014, 01:47 PM
That's like $225.00 for a deep nuc. Wow.

Hambone
02-12-2014, 02:00 PM
BWeaver has them listed on their site form $210-240 for deeps and most of April's nucs are sold out!

bluegrass
02-12-2014, 06:06 PM
That's like $225.00 for a deep nuc. Wow.

How much are yours? I might take 100 of them if you are still in the 125.00 range :D

sqkcrk
02-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Not anymore. :)