Cannibalize an LG for a new incubator, or start from scratch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HaikuHeritageFarm, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Songster

    Jul 7, 2010
    Anchorage, AK
    I got a second hand still-air LG incubator in semi-rough shape and am regretting it. the styrofoam is pretty beat up in spots and I'm blaming that on the variability of the humidity and temps that I'm getting.

    So, my question is, should I cannibalize this unit and put the components in a nice new styrofoam box (salmon season in AK, styrofoam boxes for shipping frozen fish are plentiful and cheap) or just build a new one using a light bulb, etc?

  2. mothersin2ition

    mothersin2ition Songster

    Apr 2, 2008
    Othello, WA
    I say tear it down and start from scratch. Better safe than sorry. Id hate for you to have problems with it holding the temps because the styrofoam is questionable. Just my 2 cents though. Either way, good luck!!

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