Hive from insulation board

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Anyone made a hive from insulation board with foil on both sides (celotex, kingspan or similar)? Would it be suitable?
 

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moulded Poly?
not sure reinventing the wheel is necessary
 

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Have a gander at this tread, Lancs lad has made poly nucs: 25mm insulation board using Styrofoam rtm-x which is now marketed as Ravatherm XPLUS RTM.
 

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I made a long hive completely out of PIR bar the floor, this will be the first winter. So far this year haven't encountered any issues. I do suspect at some stage I will have esp with propolis.
 

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