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Build vs. buy incubator

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

  1. funboy30189

    funboy30189 Hatching

    Mar 4, 2013
    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.

  2. GAQuail

    GAQuail Songster

    Jun 21, 2012
    Bishop, Georgia
    If its in good condition buy it.
  3. RAST

    RAST In the Brooder

    Mar 8, 2013
    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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