Automatic Coop Door?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Cuqui18, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. Cuqui18

    Cuqui18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive seen online a lot of solutions involving drapery motors and such, but those are so expensive! even on ebay and amazon and such sites they are like 80 bucks!!! anyone have an automatic coop door design or idea that doesnt involve this? or maybe somewhere they know i can get the supplies for the drapery motor for cheap???
     
  2. ducks_rcool329

    ducks_rcool329 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you might be able to rig something with a replacement motor from a microwave... You might be able to find those at some hardware store, and attach it to a timmer of some sort?
     

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