fixed heat issue and temp fluctuation in homemade cabinet

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by barkerbeau, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. barkerbeau

    barkerbeau Out Of The Brooder

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    I asked a yesterday about alternate heat options for bator. I picked up a 250 watt heat lamp from resteraunt friend. Works great and only has to stay on for a few seconds at a time to maintain temp. I was also having temp fluctuation from top to bottom. I'm using digital thermostats that were reading 4 degrees off. Recalibrate using medical digital thermostat and I'm only getting .3 fluctuations. I couldn't be happier. I won't try it out until next spring so I have all winter to fine tune and tweek. I figured all my costs and grand total is under $100 for a 90-180 egg cabinet.
     
  2. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Awesome!
    You must be so excited! [​IMG]
     
  3. barkerbeau

    barkerbeau Out Of The Brooder

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    I wonder how I contact site to try to put my design on the site for others.
     

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