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If you don't have your instruction booklet here is a download with a section on calibration ~ http://www.brinsea.co.uk/downloads34

If you have a known to be correct hygrometer I would pop that in too and see what it's reading.

Did you prime the pump tubing with water before wrapping it round and connecting to the rigid tube?

Thanks Yorkshire coop for you help. I didn't prime the tube but I know it is working because I watch the water go through the tube into the incy.
I will try recalibrating thanks for your help. Wish me luck I have another hatch on Friday. I use my brinseas as hatchers. Thanks again

We breed Swedish Flower Hens, Blue Splash Marans & Silverudd' Blues. Just beginning on Silver Ameraucanas.


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We breed Swedish Flower Hens, Blue Splash Marans & Silverudd' Blues. Just beginning on Silver Ameraucanas.


City girl married to a grain farmer who accepts my chicken addiction!  6 kids between us & 13 grandkids. Golden Retriever, Black Labby, Calico & Tuxedo Cats. 12 coops & counting!

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Okay, I finally have something to offer the thread instead of just asking questions.  My granddaughter Katie had to come over and turn eggs for me while we were gone for a long time.  She's only 10, and was having a hard time grasping the lid of the Octagon 20 to pick it up.  It's slippery, ever notice?  And she was scared it would slip out of her hands when she tried to pick it up and that it might fall on the eggs inside the incubator.  So I glued strips of that rubberized shelving to the top.  It worked!  Oh, it's still awkward, but it's not slippery and awkward!  

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Okay, I finally have something to offer the thread instead of just asking questions.  My granddaughter Katie had to come over and turn eggs for me while we were gone for a long time.  She's only 10, and was having a hard time grasping the lid of the Octagon 20 to pick it up.  It's slippery, ever notice?  And she was scared it would slip out of her hands when she tried to pick it up and that it might fall on the eggs inside the incubator.  So I glued strips of that rubberized shelving to the top.  It worked!  Oh, it's still awkward, but it's not slippery and awkward!  

 

:thumbsup   After seeing you mention this on another thread, I draped a piece of that stuff across the top of mine, and just secured it with a strip of scotch tape across it.... just to see if I'd like it.... and I LOVE it!  Will mount it better once I empty the bator, but it has helped tremendously!  (both physically and mentally, and we all know I need all the mental help I can get!)  :hugs

Swedish ducks, golden comets and a light brahma roo, large fowl lavender orpingtons, bantam chocolate orpingtons, bantam cochins, silver duckwing OEGBs and Seramas! 
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Swedish ducks, golden comets and a light brahma roo, large fowl lavender orpingtons, bantam chocolate orpingtons, bantam cochins, silver duckwing OEGBs and Seramas! 
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