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How to Make a Water Wiggler! **Pics**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daisychick, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Quote:Really? Where at in the store? I've never seen one with the probe...

    Kitchen Dept. It is a meat thermometer. $14. I only use it to take temps. with the water wiggler. Then I use the other digital thermometers/hydrometers for the other readings.
     
  2. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    Thanks! I've been lately having difficulty because I just kept trying to fold the bag and letting it sit there, but with the rubber bans, it stays folded! Great idea! [​IMG]
     
  3. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2008
    The chicken coop
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  4. Bigbear4x43

    Bigbear4x43 Out Of The Brooder

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    what is the air temp in a lg if the water wiggler is at 99.5
    and on making one i wonder if you can use one of the vacum sealer for the foods to do the same thing without the zipplock maybe it will keep it from leaking i think i might try
     
  5. Bigbear4x43

    Bigbear4x43 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok i made one going to see how it works took good old food processor and bag cut bag to size and sealed one end on the food processor put water in it about the same as a store bought water wiggler then sealed the other end to the water line then folded it in have and stapled tabs togetter on my food processer i turned it to seal only setting no vacum
     
  6. Crockett

    Crockett Out Of The Brooder

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    You can also slide it into an empty paper towel roll and it holds together well.
     
  7. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    o.k I tried this now I'm confused. Both my air temp thermometers read 99.5 but the one I have in the water wiggler reads 100.4?? Which one do I go by
     
  8. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Quote:Good idea! I don't have a bag sealer or I probably would of tried that! [​IMG]
     
  9. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Quote:hmmm I am not an expert on that one. My air temp is always higher than my wiggler temp. So I am sorry I don't know on that one. Maybe someone else could give their opinion on it.
     
  10. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for this post!! I needed a water wiggler, but couldnt find one to buy!
     

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