Kenmore mini freez? (PIC HEAVY)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SarasNest, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. SarasNest

    SarasNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like this one.....
    Has anyone tried to turn one into an incubator? I have one and hubby said we can try!! How did you do it?And did it work well?
     
  2. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one but the problem was mine was to small to put a auto turner in it I can post some picks of it
     
  3. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This my first frigubator didn't work we'll cause u have to turn eggs by hand

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    This is my second one it is a Crescor food warmer I can incubate about 350 at a time and I bought a dig thermostat from eBay for it
     
  4. SarasNest

    SarasNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh cool! I did the measurements and I could get 2 LG turners in there! I just need to do little alterations to make it suit my needs. I plan on using two lights, WHT, element from a LG(might be over kill) PC fan and a fan out of a portable heater. Sound like it will work? What about vent holes..where do I put them on something this big?
     
  5. SarasNest

    SarasNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tis is the fan
     
  6. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Incubators don't realy have vents I just open mine to check it once a day a fresh air goes in. I do not put water in mine till 18 days. And since I started that iam getting 95% hatches sometimes
     
  8. SarasNest

    SarasNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a water heater T-stat I will use..... for now lol. Thanks for the link I will keep that in mind.
     
  9. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If u use a light builb male shure it is a halogen type it will handle the on off cycle much better with out burning out. And if I was doing it again I would put 2 builds in a circuit in case one burns out
     
  10. SarasNest

    SarasNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is almost done! Had to change bulbs because it was holding at 101 at lowest setting.. I guess a 90 and 75w was tooooo hot! Going to take pics now. BRB
     

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