Can anyone recomend a good egg candler ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TNBlacktails, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. TNBlacktails

    TNBlacktails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im currently using maglite and a box I need a better candler any suggestions ? O and btw under $20
     
  2. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Cinnylove

    Cinnylove Out Of The Brooder

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    this might not be what you are looking for but i use a little paper Dixie cup and a flashlight...it works great cause the egg fits tight in the cup! i cut the bottom out and shine the flashlight up from the bottom and seal the light of with my hand :)
     
  4. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The best candler I have is the highest lumen flashlight my sporting goods store carries. I have 2 and use them both at the same time on my maran eggs. It's a smith and wesson flashlight and I think it's 120 lumen. I can try and take a pic when I get home
     
  5. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I would post this video of my candling earlier in the week. This egg is a light brown egg so easier to see thru, but you can tell how much light that flashlight puts thru it. Only 1 flashlight needed on these eggs.
     

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