Binsea Polyhatch - Help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mystil, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. mystil

    mystil Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Guys
    I have borrowed a Brinsea Polyhatcher from my brother in law to put some goose eggs in.

    However he informed me that the arm that moves the tray has broken 3 times since he has had it.

    We have replaced the arm again as I don't fancy manually moving the eggs everyday.

    But we have noticed that the motor spins the arm anticlockwise.

    Does any of you have one and also which way does the arm swing on yours?

    We wondered of it was breaking the arm because the motor is sending it the wrong way and so catching on the underside of the tray.

    Its going to cost £50 to replace the motor.

    Any help will be amazing.

    Thanks
    Liza
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Brinsea has instruction manuals for a lot of their stuff online, the Polyhatch is listed http://www.brinsea.com/customerservice/instructions.html I am not familiar with that model, you might try emailing them if you can't find the info you need, they have been pretty good about answering questions.
     
  3. mystil

    mystil Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I spoke to a lady at Brinsea who told us it needs a new motor. Not worth it really, as you can buy them pretty cheap second hand.

    Arm broken on us yesturday so we have reverted to our trusty Brinsea 20 model to incubate some of the eggs.
    Thanks again
     

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