Gqf 1588 worth it??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by badwhiskey, May 14, 2016.

  1. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Songster

    Mar 29, 2013
    I have a Brisnea 20 advance and I like it but need something bigger...just bought a 1588 to pair up with the Brisnea...what can I expect from this styro unit? I have heard of temp spikes?
  2. Tabasco Jack

    Tabasco Jack Songster

    Jan 20, 2013
    Draketown, GA
    The Genesis 1588 with electronic controls is probably the most stable styrofoam incubator available. I've got 2 of them and they work really well.

    When you get it, fire it up and put water in one slot of the tray at a time. Let it run long enough to come up to temperature and record the humidity level. Then change slots. Do this to all the slots individually and then do combinations.

    I did this and keep the notes handy so I know which slots to fill to get the desired humidity levels.

    I would recommend getting a second thermometer/hygrometer to use with it. The unit displays the readings up near the fan not down near the eggs.
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    xs 2. It's the only styro I would recommend at this point. The only negative thing that I know of is somewhere in small print it states not to run humidity over 65% percent and I do know at least two people who have had to reset the system due to this.
  4. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Songster

    Mar 29, 2013
    Ok sounds I said my Brisnea 20 is awesome but what can beat the 1588 in price and features [​IMG]
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