A couple Questions about making a DIY mini-fridge incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jettgirl24, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Songster

    Feb 21, 2010
    Duvall, WA
    Hi Guys,

    I just scored a free mini-fridge from someone at work so I'm going to try and make a DIY incubator with it. I'm planning to keep it in our insulated shed because I don't really have room in the house. During this, my first and only hatch to date I had my LG out there for the first week. I had a lot of trouble keeping the LG's temp steady because there must be more temp fluctuation out there than in the house (although it really doesn't feel like it). I'm just wondering, do you think I will have similar temp control issues out there in the mini-fridge or should I have better luck since it's probably way better insulted? I'm hoping I don't embark on this project then end up with the same issues I had before!

    2nd question: Is it difficult to install a glass or plexiglass viewing window? Anyone have suggestions on how to do that?
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2010

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