Nuc Box, 14x12 Corex
- Easy to assemble
- Made from Corex plastic. Much more durable than cardboard design
- Tabs to lock lid in place incorporated into the design
- Specifically designed for five 14x12 frames
Our new Corex Nuc Box - Waterproof, durable, and with no need for addition bands or straps - this unique design is built by a beekeeper for beekeepers!
This box and lid fold up out of two flat sheets of Corex.
Please note - this product does qualify for free shipping (£100+ orders) but due to the size of the flat box they are shipped by our courier rather than royal mail. These nuc boxes are therefore subject to a minimum fee of £8.25 postage for up to 6 boxes.
About this item
The closure method requires fiddling tabs into slots while your hands are in contact with bees, and there is no way to close the entrance. Also, the tabs that hold it together are not secure, requiring the addition of gaffa tape to ensure a bee-tight box.
Took a while to construct the first one, but once you've got the hang of it, things move faster. Haven't yet used them for transporting bees, but they are handy for storing spare frames.
Fit for purpose but requires folding construction from the accompanying plans which are easy to follow
The ingenious design keeps itself together. The video is much easier to follow than the instructions, but it all works well and the finished box is a good fit for 5 14x12 frames.
I have bought about 30-40 of them but only put 2 together at the moment
I am not sure about the corners don't know whether the bee's could get out in transit
So personally I will gaffer tape the corners and side joints up on any I plan on selling
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