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Is my auto egg turner broken?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GeoKan, May 6, 2011.

  1. GeoKan

    GeoKan Cackleberry Curator

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    Forgive a stupid question, but I haven't seen one in action. I don't know if the egg turner I bought off eBay is good or bad.

    Is it suppose to turn when you plug it in, or turn ever hour, two hours?

    I have a feeling I was duped into a defective item and it took more than 3 weeks to get here! [​IMG]

    The seller didn't state that it was defective, so I assumed it was working. [​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    It should turn SLOWLY, and if it is not, you were suckered. Sorry, I am honest.
     
  3. GeoKan

    GeoKan Cackleberry Curator

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    Aahhhhh!

    And I was going to pick up my eggs Saturday! Man, what great luck I have.

    Thanks for the honesty. Now, I have to figure out a manual solution. [​IMG]
     
  4. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    It should make one complete turn every four hours. So in four hours, it should be in the opposite direction.
     
  5. GeoKan

    GeoKan Cackleberry Curator

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    Quote:Thanks CC. Looks like I'll be able to tell in two hours weather this works or not. It's an older model, so maybe I'm a bit inpatient here. [​IMG]

    It's a Little Giant model 6200 with removable egg holders that snap into metal trays.
     
  6. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes it will turn every 4 hours....should make a little humming noise if your close enough....ok i've got to ask where is troy?? i'm from s.w.ks
     
  7. GeoKan

    GeoKan Cackleberry Curator

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    Quote:Wow. I'm flush with embarrassment. [​IMG]

    It's working. My gosh, it really moves slower than a snail in winter. It's humming right along.

    Stupid is the color I feel right now. I guess I should email back the seller and apologized for my ignorance. [​IMG]

    Troy is located in the center of Doniphan County in the Northeast corner of Kansas. About 23 miles west of St. Joseph, Mo. You'll be sure to find a least one ignorant greenhorn hatching enthusiast living there. [​IMG]
     
  8. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow. I'm flush with embarrassment. [​IMG]

    It's working. My gosh, it really moves slower than a snail in winter. It's humming right along.

    Stupid is the color I feel right now. I guess I should email back the seller and apologized for my ignorance. [​IMG]

    Troy is located in the center of Doniphan County in the Northeast corner of Kansas. About 23 miles west of St. Joseph, Mo. You'll be sure to find a least one ignorant greenhorn hatching enthusiast living there. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] it happens to all of us if we are lucky ( and honest) only once or twice [​IMG]
     
  9. acw123

    acw123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too once was convinced that my egg turner wasn't turning because every time I looked at it the eggs were always in the same position. I was convinced that it was stuck in that position and that all me eggs were no good. Of course when I made and effort to continue checking at hourly intervals I did see it was working fine and felt pretty foolish. [​IMG]
     

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