heat element from LG in homemade bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kvmommy, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2011
    So I'm about done with my LG, I just my last temp spike and drop..if my eggs hatch I'll be surprised. But I was wondering, can I use the heat element from the LG and couple it with a good thermostat, and put it in a new cabinet or something...will it work or will I have the same problems? Or will it cause new problems? Anyone done this?
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have your incubator plugged into a surge protector? Maybe that is what is causing the heat spikes. Otherwise, I would say the element is not what is causing it. The thermostat is what allows it to heat up. (I'm not an electrician, it's just a thought)
     

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