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Hello

I am looking at cheap supers online. Could someone please tell me what does things like SN1, DN1, DN2 and things like that mean?


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Thanks. Was looking at this wesite but i dont understand what the letters and numbers mean?


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S is super frames
D is brood frames
The numbers are the frame shapes.
 

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Cool thanks I understand now. Sorry what frame shapes can you get?
 

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DN and SN is basically Deep National (brood Box) and Shallow National (super).

1,2 etc are just different types of frame. DN/SN1s are basically your bog standard frame, you need spacers of some description with these. DN/SN2s are basically the same but I believe with a wider top bar. DN/SN3s do these actually exist? I guess they must do, no idea what they are off the top of my head.

DN4/SN4s are Hoffman "self spacing" frames. Tend to be more common in brood boxes although I somehow ended up with a batch for the supers, they soon ended up with spacers on them anyway so not much advantage in the supers and pointless if you use castellated spacers.
 

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Ok. Thats fine. Thanks for your help


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Yeah that website is great help thanks.


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