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Bee Hive building & a place to share howto's on equipment
 #4042  by Alfred
 12 Jul 2019, 13:58
Anyone use maismore poly brood box on a wooden floor?
 #4047  by NigelP
 12 Jul 2019, 16:51
Nope, but I often use Abelo poly brood boxes on wooden floors, like this time of year when I'm short of kit. I'm not familiar with Maisies brood boxes, are they same footprint as a standard Nation hive?
The abelo ones are; so everything is nicely interchangeable.
It's the Paynes ones that are a different footprint.
 #4051  by Chrisbarlow
 12 Jul 2019, 18:51
Maisemores are 500mm square from memory. I like NP use abelo which are the same footprint. I've used Payne's before now which are also 500mm square and I personally have found to be a pain
 #4069  by Alfred
 13 Jul 2019, 12:10
Oh dear.
The catalogue claims compatibility,but obviously that word is open to interpretation.
I have to build a broodbox but was thinking of trying an empty flat pack poly as they're cheap and Maismore is not really that far away.
Then again I need to build a floor too so there's that option to try in poly
 #4071  by Japey Edge
 13 Jul 2019, 12:41
I only have Abelo poly hives and they're class, basically.