Build vs. buy incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by funboy30189, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. funboy30189

    funboy30189 New Egg

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    Hey guys,
    I can buy a gqf 1202 for $300 or thought about building one from scratch. do you think it is likely to build one for less than 300? I have no free parts or anything to start with. im leaning towards buying but I really dont know. any opinion would be great.
    Thanks
    Jason
     
  2. GAQuail

    GAQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If its in good condition buy it.
     
  3. RAST

    RAST Out Of The Brooder

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    Being such a newbie, I was hesitant to give an opinion yesterday. It really depends on you and what you want to do and can do. That's about 1/2 price from what I saw. You can buy a lot of chicks for $300 though. I have built my own cause I can, it is a challenge, and I enjoyed it. I have give or take $100 in it. I could have bought a lot more chicks than I want for a $100, but I get a satisfaction out of my own building being successful and the hatching process.
     

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