Best Lower Priced Thermometer/Hygrometer?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MagsC, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    I have to order a couple of these today or tomorrow. Where is the best place to order that doesnt charge and arm and a leg for the item and shipping?
     
  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wal-Mart. They carry one for about $8. I think it is a Springfield. I also have a $30 one(Bemis), and as long as the batteries are good in both, they both give nearly the same reading.
     
  3. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Can a person order from Walmart online? I seem to remember we got our microwave that way.
    Thank you for recommendation, I want to have them next week when I set eggs.
     
  4. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Thanks much! I just ordered two.
     
  6. lildinkem

    lildinkem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think in WALMART it is in the Hardware section for thermometers, but they do have a nice dual humidity and temp gauge which works on batterys. I use them and they work great.
     
  7. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't forget to "calibrate" the hygrometer and compare the thermometers with a known accurate thermometer (medical fever-type thermometer works).

    Here's a link on how to calibrate the hygrometer... Hygrometer Calibration .

    Ed
     
  8. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Thank you. Yes, I just got directions on how to calibrate and definitely intend on doing so.
     

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