do it yourself incubator pieces

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by huntermett, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. huntermett

    huntermett Out Of The Brooder

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    i have oodles of questions. first what is a heat rope and where can i get one ? is this a good way to reliably warm my incubator ? would i have better luck with something else ? please help i am trying to get the supplies together before i start building cause once i start im not going to want to stop .lol
     
  2. thebigroo

    thebigroo Out Of The Brooder

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    I have three homemade incubators and I use 60 watt light bulbs. The heat rope is expensive. I do advise the wafer type thermostate though. the waterheater type range way to much for me.
     
  3. DANNY

    DANNY Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA
    YOU CAN GET A HEATING ELEMENT AT CUTLERSUPPLY.COM. IT'S MORE LIKE A SPRING NOT A ROPE. THEY ARE NOT VERY EXPENSIVE.
     
  4. huntermett

    huntermett Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys maybe i can use the element. i was using a incubator on byc as a guide line and it said heat rope and i was confused as to what they were talking about . might try the bulb thing too.i just need input . i was going to use a auto egg turner and build a insulated box around it . i already have a thermostat and fan ,and the wood to build it .
     

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