GQF incubator and hatcher...question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 8ROYALS, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. 8ROYALS

    8ROYALS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a incubator and hatcher for sale on craiglist that uses a wafer. the guy has 12 trays and the two units for $500. What do you guys think? Hope this is the right post. I am going to meet him in like an hour and a half. wanted feedback first. thanks everyone
    http://lubbock.craigslist.org/grd/2163672210.html
     
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  2. 8ROYALS

    8ROYALS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The link does work...so tell me what you think.....
     
  3. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    As long as they work, that is a heck of a good deal! I think it is like $1600 for the pair in the Randel Burkey catalog. Snatch them up!


    ETA: even better, they have the clear plexi doors so you can see what is going on.
     
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  4. 8ROYALS

    8ROYALS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He says they work. he has hatched over 1500 eggs. I mean I don't hatch quail so could make some back on the sale of them to someone. can you change the wafer to something digital and if so what to use, how and from whom. I thought they were a great buy. thanks
     
  5. Sportsterjeep

    Sportsterjeep Creekside Acres Farm

    Jun 1, 2010
    Mill Hall PA
    get on gqf's website and look. They have upgraded thermostates that you can put in them to go digital.
     
  6. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    Quote:You don't need to hatch quail to use them. You can buy replacement trays for regular hen eggs off of eggcartons.com or cutlersupply.com
     
  7. 8ROYALS

    8ROYALS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You don't need to hatch quail to use them. You can buy replacement trays for regular hen eggs off of eggcartons.com or cutlersupply.com

    that is good to know. thanks
     
  8. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    I have 4 of those, 3 wafer and 1 digital. I prefer the wafer myself. I bought all of mine used and gave $400 apiece. Does the incubator have the automatic turner?
     
  9. 8ROYALS

    8ROYALS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks will do that
     
  10. 8ROYALS

    8ROYALS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The incubator does have an automatic turner...Which is what I am looking for....might hand turn really special eggs, my hatch rate on a cheapo off e-bay that is plastic is right at 65%....so this has to be better right?
     

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