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Bee Hive building & a place to share howto's on equipment
 #14328  by Cable_Fairy
 03 Apr 2024, 20:16
It has been pointed out this evening on "X" that B&Q are now selling bee equipment.
 #14329  by MickBBKA
 04 Apr 2024, 02:04
They have been for quite some time. Given the weather this year I would buy a pair of wellies first.
 #14335  by AdamD
 05 Apr 2024, 09:25
I have just looked - They have made a mess of listing though.

National Deep Brood is Langstroth
National Brood is OK
No Super foundation for Nationals
Deep Brood isn't deep but 14 x 12.
The national frames are shown with the side-bars upside down - so not quite so 'easy to assemble' if a novice user follows the photo.
The Easibee website is also wrong in places.

5/10. See Teacher after class.

If this has been listed on websites for a while, it shown very poor attention to detail.

There is often confusion between 14 x 12 and National brood frames and I am sure that there will be a lot of returns as so many people don't read the description properly.

SN frames are for supers
DN frames are 'Deep' brood frames
14 x 12 frames are therefore not deeps. A 14 x 12 frame is actually a xN5, the manufacturers could come up with a letter for x - say J for Jumbo or whatever.
 #14341  by MickBBKA
 12 Apr 2024, 22:25
I am looking for some foundation rollers but they are all in China with either no postage to UK or £999.99 :o