Hova-Bator Custom

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jwatts, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. jwatts

    jwatts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2011
    I just recieved my new 1602 Hova bator with fan kit and turner. I love it!! Although i had to do some modifications already. Anyone else have to do this? I noticed the fan, looks like a chick can get hurt, no guard over the blades of fan so i zip tied a pc. of hardware cloth on it. I do know the hova is tall but i'd rather be safe than sorry. I also drilled two 1/4" holes in the top lid
    [​IMG] and ran moto[​IMG] rcycle gas line(Brand new,never used,Lol) into trough #1 and #2. I drilled a 1/4" hole in a water bottle lid to accept the line and labeled them #1 & #2. Now i wont have to open the lid to add water, I just put some warm water in a bottle,screw it to the cap and add. The line goes right through the mesh in the bottom of incbator. It works great so far.
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2012
  2. MrRifle

    MrRifle New Egg

    Jan 31, 2015
    Nice Mods. Question?? So you squeeze the water bottles to fill the #1 and #2 trays? How does that work??

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