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INCUBATING w/FRIENDS! come HATCH, LEARN, & Chat! w/hosts, Sally Sunshine & BantyChooks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sally Sunshine, Nov 1, 2015.

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  1. fire370

    fire370 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes we have bulk tanks and no tax diesel. Hauling diesel isn't bad but I don't care for it. Lol. Just pump it off the 110 gal transfer tank in the truck. Each generator holds about 55 gals and they burn about 1-2 gal an hour each depending on load. At least we get a day or two out of a tank.
     
  2. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    I live in the city. In a valley. It's HOT here. It's heat that usually kills our power - too much drain on the electric company. I've been in my current house for 4 years and I don't think we've lost power for more than 5 minutes once or twice. My old house, one summer we were losing power for hours at a time. Once it was for 18 hours. So we bought a small gas powered generator. The kind you start like a lawnmower. We took turns powering our fridges and our neighbors stuff. But even during situations like this, our city bans running generators after 10 pm. If anyone complains, it's a steep fine.

    During the big earthquake almost 22 years ago - they got our power back quickly, I was surprised. Our fridge emptied during the quake, so there wasn't much to keep cool.

    I hope your power comes back on soon, and that the weather doesn't get too severe.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Good suggestion, but where would one put it? I've also considered getting fans with a higher CFM rating, but finding them in the right form factor is tricky. -Kathy
     
  4. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Father Time Premium Member

    When I was but a sprout visiting Grandpa's Illinois farm as a town kid from the East, I was taken by his tank with the glass bubble on top with the logo painted on it...Texaco, as I remember. I assume there was an in-ground tank below it. Never knew him to go to a gas station.
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Who else here has the RCOM?

    -Kathy
     
  6. fire370

    fire370 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours are above ground.
     
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  7. shahtir101

    shahtir101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an rcom. The kingsuro max 20. It came with a humidity pump that I removed for my second hatch, much easier without it. I like mine,but hate the viewing window. It like magnify a everything.
     
  8. CrazyChickLady7

    CrazyChickLady7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 chicks so far. No more pips. Hopefully they will stop their silly lets hatch one every night and just start popping.
     
  9. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    My Brinsea is being difficult and not turning some of the eggs again -_- I told the people eggsitting to just keep adjusting them till they turn, but it's really frustrating! You'd think for the $$$ it would do better :/
     
  10. shahtir101

    shahtir101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is very frustrating. Those incubators aren't cheap either.
     
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