HELP HELP HELP HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Littlecimarron18, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so today i built an incubator like miss prissys'
    UMMMMM so the light works fine but when i hooked the thermostat to the light, The breaker kicks..
    SO..... i got a surge protector and sparks came out of it and THEN the breaker kicked again...
    anyone know what to do?
     
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Recheck your wiring you must have one wire wrong mine did the same thing the first time I did it.
     
  3. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    which wires? on the thermostat is black on the top or red...
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Get rid of the surge protector if it was sparking, the particular ones they sell in the store can set your whole house on fire.

    My husband says you might be overloading your circuit or have a wiring problem.
     
  5. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey thanks guys. so i took my bator to my grandpa and he fixed it up nice. I had wired a direct short. (i am no electition!)
     
  6. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aren't Grandpa's awesome? [​IMG] I really miss mine, he fixed everything for me when nobody else had time.
     
  7. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    So glad that you got it fixed by grandpa. I miss my grandpa. He could fix anything. I married a man just like him. [​IMG]
     
  8. sgray136

    sgray136 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try it like this:
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  9. sgray136

    sgray136 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a pic of your new improved bator?
     
  10. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    Nice picture SG [​IMG]
     

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