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Little Giant Egg Turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by codyrhodes, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. codyrhodes

    codyrhodes Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a little giant egg turner that was working just fine and then one day just decided to quit. anyone know what might be wrong? anyone had same problams?
     
  2. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two Words: Little Giant. That's whats wrong.

    Oh wait, your talking about the egg turner.

    The motor died, they're pretty much universal, so get a new motor and life will be good again.
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2011
  3. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On a side note,

    Are you using an LG Styro-Bator?

    If you are, then do yourself a favor when the LG electronic thermostat dies. Go by a GQF (Hova-Bator) Wafer thermostat and put that in. MUCH less problems that way.

    LG's are the Red-headed stepchildren of Incubators, hence the first line of my answer.....
     
  4. codyrhodes

    codyrhodes Out Of The Brooder

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    I got the incubator and turner 2 years ago as a gift lol. and i didnt get a thermostat with it i dont think so i used one for cooking turkey haha
     
  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:Of course we know what's wrong 3 words............ MADE IN CHINA !!!!!!! Sorry you got burned.
     
  6. codyrhodes

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    Im going to have to save up for awhile new incubators are expensive and I can't find a good used one
     
  7. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/front.asp

    You
    can find all the parts necessary to "upgrade" your LG. Pretty cheaply too....

    Heating element Around 13 dollars.

    https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=89

    Thermostat assembly around 70 bucks. Spendy, but it would get rid of the LG's issues....

    https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=304


    You could also use these in a Homemade Incubator. I'm in the market for a non-functional mini-fridge so I can build one....
     

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