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I'm familiar with Pierco. I always ordered full plastic frames from Nick at Pierco.
Nick has moved on to develop his own products.


http://www.acornbee.com

Has anyone tried them?
How do they compare?

I do wish that he moved production here, shipping is brutal!
 

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No pricing? I refuse to do business with a website that touts excellent pricing and won't list their pricing.
 

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I've emailed them twice with no answer...

I should probably try calling them but I rarely have time to do that during the day.

I was wanting to pick up a box or two of drone 6 1/4 frames and see how the bees like that for a honey super...

He should make some 4.9 plastic foundation... If the price was right, I'd order quite a bit.

If someone gets a price, let us know.
 

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Nicks very easy to deal with I've never had an issue contacting him, I'll order at least a case to try just because he's selling them.

I'm not sure of the price but I'm sure he's in the ballpark. I'm generally less interested in price and more interested in value. Price is a phone call away, determining value takes time and experience with a product.
 

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I just recently bought boxes with new frames from a guy closing down. I noticed that the frames had this ("A") brand on them. Is that acorn? I did notice that they're covered pretty good with wax but the plastic seems a little thin and flimsy. I think they should've made what would be the end bars a little more narrow so it wouldn't be so hard to get 9 and a frame feeder into a 10 frame box. Also I think Peirce and Acorn both should adjust their molds so there's no gaps in the end bars also. It's a pain in the butt digging out the wax moth larvae if they get in there.

Last thing. John at Peirce was back ordered at least a month when I tried to order frames from him in March. I do remember that the price was good thou.

Who knows the story between them? Did Nick get upset at John and steal his ideas and set up shop just down the street from him or did John give him his blessings? Just curious. I know how it feels to get stabbed in the back.
 

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Nicks very easy to deal with I've never had an issue contacting him, I'll order at least a case to try just because he's selling them.

I'm not sure of the price but I'm sure he's in the ballpark. I'm generally less interested in price and more interested in value. Price is a phone call away, determining value takes time and experience with a product.
I always look for quality and price is an issue always!
 

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Ordered from Nick today. First time. He seems like a really good guy. I'm a small timer and ordered 3 boxes of the 6 1/4 white. 72 frames per box $1.20ea. My total with freight ended up being $1.62 per frame. In stock and shipping out tomorrow.
 

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They almost look like rite cell . Great more Decisions .
I have Pierco they done fine bought some rite cell to try . And now may have to buy some acorn . The Pierco and rite cell are the same cell size assume acorn is also . Wonder if they all need more wax added I knew Pierco and rite cell could use more .

I wonder what acorn foundation price is in 9 1/8 .
 

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This is my first year using Rite-Cell. I buy the assembled frames from Mann Lake. I hate putting together frames. My bees are really loving the rite-cell so far. But at about $1 frame cheaper I am going to give Acorn a shot.
 

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This is my first year using Rite-Cell. I buy the assembled frames from Mann Lake. I hate putting together frames. My bees are really loving the rite-cell so far. But at about $1 frame cheaper I am going to give Acorn a shot.
Acorn selling wood frames with there foundations . Or you going all plastic ??
 

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All plastic. You can buy just the sheets from him and put them into wood frames. I'm way to lazy to do that.
 

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Only reason I've heard is people like the black because it's easier to see eggs and larva during inspections. Other than that I don't know of any advantages for it.
 

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Black is great for seeing eggs, white gives you an idea of what color the honey is.
 

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I'm guessing you don't look very hard:)

You guessed wrong.
I buy from multiple vendors and wholesalers.
My wife hates it because my tools are DeWalt, Makita, and Rigid. Not Ryobi and Harbor Freight crap.
I have to search for the best deals on what I know will last.
I'm excited about Acorn in the fact that competition usually leads to lower prices.
Not listing those prices is not a good marketing idea, which may cause me to question said company.
Thanks to Hambone, I may buy!
KevinR says two emails were unanswered, not a good way to treat a potential customer!
 

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No answer the phone when I called and not call back I left my number. Don't look good . I mean he could easily put his prices on the website . And even a buy now button
 
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