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Handheld Egg Candler Recommendations

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by enggass, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    Mid-Coast Maine
    Ok, looking for opinions on the best handheld egg candler. I used a small bright flashlight in the past which worked well, but am looking for something better. Or are they all just hype. Thoughts? Thanks.
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 10, 2013
    Probably not the best. but used what I had.

    light off my cell phone works good for me.
  3. Tabasco Jack

    Tabasco Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2013
    Draketown, GA
    I use a small, super bright LED flashlight. $20 bucks at the big box home improvement store.
  4. HARRY47264

    HARRY47264 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2016
    Bismarck AR

    Found this old single slide projector at a thrift shop gave $ 10 I believe it is from the 60s 300 watt bulb , what a great chandler
    even works for those dark eggs. I don't have any eggs with embryos yet looking forward to it.
    The top pic has an extension I made to keep light from escaping around the egg. I will post some pic the day I go on lockdown
    Have a nice day

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