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Brower Model #846 Incubator - Montgomery Wards 1979 Model

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HallFamilyFarm, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Found this Brower #846 Incubator on a local classified site. Could not resist getting it. We plan on using it as a hatcher for now. May consider selling it in the future. However, this IS NOT for sale at this time. We have a Genesis over loaded with eggs, so really needed a hatcher. The top layer in the Genesis will be transferred to the Brower just as soon as the temperature is regulated. The manufacturer sold this as a 100 egg incubator. To be honest, I have seen these, but never used one. I drove by a BYC friend's pet store and let her see it. It is a bit different than her mother's 1950ish Sears model.

    This has the manufacturer's instructions with a date on the last page in the lower right hand corner : 2/79. Guessing that means Manufactured in February 1979.

    last night I tried to find a photo and information on line and there was nothing. So posting the photos etc so others can find the information if they need it. Here are the photos.


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  2. breedlovefarm

    breedlovefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I found a man who is a wealth of information and very kind to boot. His name is Dave at Rocky Top General Store (they have a website) and his number is 865-882-8867. Give him a try. Julie
     
  3. heritagehabitatfarms

    heritagehabitatfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks good Jim!!!
     
  4. Lednewyar

    Lednewyar New Egg

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    I found one for sale in grapevine Texas, working with the guy to get it shipped here to missouri. I had the smaller one many years ago when I was a teen. Sure wish I kept it. I think these were the best built incubators. A few mods to the thermostat and there is no telling how long it will last.
     
  5. GalloNX4

    GalloNX4 New Egg

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    Has anyone replaced the complete thermostat switch on the 846?
    Which is the best switch to buy & from where?
     

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