Flashlight as a candler

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by halo, Dec 18, 2007.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Can someone recommend a flashlight that would work well as a candler?
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a mini mag light. Works great!
     
  3. gardener

    gardener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the DVD 'Regarding Chickens' he recommends the mini mag light also.
     
  4. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    Quote:ditto.......
     
  5. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased the 9 LED flashlight ( about the size of a mini mag) at trator supply wasn't too happy with it until I black taped a washer hose gasket to the top helps So much with extra light around the edges and it works so much better
     
  6. gardener

    gardener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wildsky, that light would come in handy if you are candleling T-Rex eggs. [​IMG]
     
  7. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    So, is a mini-mag what its called? Is that the brand name, or is that the type? Im sorry I sound so stupid, to me a flashlight is a flashlight.
     
  8. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, Mag light is the brand and look-a-likes are not the same. The Mini Mag light is only around 9" and is easy to hold. You can dial the light down to a very fine point. You can get them at Lowes,HD and Walmart. They take two double A batteries. I use one and it works great. I tried a regular flashlight and it does a poor job. You need the fine point of light. You also need a dark room.
     
  9. halo

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    Excellent! I need to make a Lowes run today,so Ill check them out. Thanks!
     

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