Hovabator 1588 Turner Problem Help Needed.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SusanJoM, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    On Monday I started picking up eggs that I am planning on sticking into the 'bator in 7-10 days.

    I've been putting them into the turner, but....I have this deep suspicion that it really isn't turning. Even when it turns it turns so slowly that I can't "see" it turning, and I was fooling myself that I just kept going back in when it was in the same position....(or sumthin')

    Anyway, I can hear the feel the motor vibration, but I suspect I've got something out of whack where the motor hooks to the yellow frame that rocks the eggs.

    Does anyone have a picture of that set-up so I can see what I may have wrong?

    Fret, fret, fret,......

    Susan
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    it turns very slowly back and forth. [​IMG]
     
  3. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, I sorta know that's how it works.
    It worked like a charm through a bunch of hatches last year.

    What I just did was to make marks on it so I could see if it has moved in an hour or two....

    I just have the feeling it's groaning and not moving.....

    Grrrr...

    Thanks.

    Susan
     
  4. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh My....
    It's working.
    Thanks.
    Bye for now.
    Susan
     
  5. Kung Foo Chicken

    Kung Foo Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are like clock hands. If you watch it won't move.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Exactly.
    So I took a magic marker and drew a line across the frame where each tray was located when I plugged it in.

    And now I can see that the lines have completely disappeared....

    Whoopeeeeeee !!!!
     

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