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I'm going to build some nucs using the plastic entrance disks. Should I stick with a round bored hole, or try to cut a triangular entrance hole to match the quadrant shape? I've got a bunch of standard nucs with the regular open entrance. I just thought I would try these.
 

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Round hole...

Are you making deeps or mediums?

I wish the disks I have were smaller for use with mediums. I may cut them down on a jigsaw.
 

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I'm putting together some medium nuc boxes and I'll be drilling entrances into some of them. I'm adding cleats/handles that are angled down slightly... they are also mounted a little lower so I can drill the entrance above the handle. This way, the handle also serves as a small landing board. The holes will be drilled at an angle to shed rain.

I often read that people are drilling 3/4 and 1" holes... But 7/8" is close to the size of a wine cork.

For me, a hole that can be pluged easily will work best.
 

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Check out WT Kelley - they have a metal entrance disk that looks to be much smaller than the colored plastic disks.
Those are much smaller!

The plastic ones I have are 7 9/16" in diameter.
I can trim them down to 4 1/2" dia. and still cover a 1" hole easily.

The full plastic ones could cover a 2 3/8" hole!
 
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