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GREAT Craig's List deal on GQF cabinet 'bator and hatcher

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChanceRider, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow... I can't believe my luck! Last night when I went "shopping" on CL, I ran across a GQF cabinet incubator and separate cabinet hatcher for $50 each! They're in terrific condition, fans run, they heat up, the turner works in the 'bator, and they have the plexi doors. A few months ago I bought the same model incubator from a friend for $150 and thought I got a great deal on that one.

    I see many, many chicks, ducklings, and poults in my future this spring!
     
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  2. vyshtia

    vyshtia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so jealous! I've been searching CL for incubators in my area and there aren't any so I had to order new.[​IMG]

    Congrats on your awesome find/buy![​IMG]
     
  3. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    Awesome deal!!! I also got a CL deal recently, infact so big that me and my mother in law worked it...we replied to an ad for a bator for 25.00...that was all the ad said...we called set up picking it up...well I couldnt go that day...so Ma went for me.

    She got there, seemed the guy and family were moving out of state and he was selling all his chicken items. so she called me and the next day, me, DH, Ma and Pa...all went back with two trucks and a long bed trailer. We got:

    3 10x10 dog kennels
    4 large wired kennels
    30 T post
    5 waterers
    6 feeders
    Electric fence with box and posts new
    2 rolls new chicken wire
    lawn mower trailer new

    So we loaded all that up, Ma paid him 460.00 everything was either new or in mint condition and then Ma gave me the bator, most of the feeders, and one 10x10 kennel, and a large wired dog kennel FOR FREE!!!!
     
  4. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:WOW! And I thought I got a good deal! I was actually looking for chainlink dog kennels, a used shed for a coop, etc., when I ran across the incubator and hatcher. Congrats on the great score! LOL, hope "Ma" gets an extra special mother's day gift this coming year [​IMG].
     
  5. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    she sure well, she is my mother in law....[​IMG] [​IMG] and this week she bought me an Ameracuana 5mo Roo as a gift...she got herself one also...[​IMG]

    when we look on CL we type in:

    fence
    wood fence
    lumbar
    gates
    dog kennels
    chain link
    incubators
    incubator does make a difference if you add or dont put that "s"
    feeders
    waterers
    chickens
    hens
    roosters
    laying hens
    coops
    dog houses

    whatever we can think of that they will word it with.
     
  6. lucky butt. i been looking for a new bator on CL forever but never seen one in my area. i even posted a wanted ad. no answers.
     
  7. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    [​IMG] In 2wks I got my 25.00 hovabator complete...like new, and my friends hovabator that they arent using any more and only wanted "1" carton of fresh eggs!!!! and the LG my Ma bought me for my bday...so I have 3 of them...do I hear more baby chciks [​IMG]
     
  8. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    [​IMG] Great find!
     
  9. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:All I can say is... don't give up! I thought at first the $50 each was a mistake... $50 each for Sportsman cabinet models. The deals are out there... I guess it just takes looking at the right time.

    2txmedics... sounds like we run the same searches! I've also been looking for corrugated metal roofing/siding to use on my next turkey coop. Very nice also that your MIL shares your poultry passion. My MIL probably wouldn't have anything to do with them!
     
  10. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    chance, try doing a search for old tear downs of buildings maybe, that have tin on them, or tearing down sheds also...put an ad out, will come help you tear down your shed Or small buildings that have tin, for trade of tin removal...might work, and yes, you and I do heavy searches...lol
     

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