Lost my candler.....flashlights?

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  1. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a homemade candler I liked very well for candling, but I tore the house apart today and can't find it. [​IMG] I know some of you use flashlights for candling, and was wondering what sort you use? I tried a maglite last year, but it didnt work hardly at all. Any advice?

    Angela
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I use one of those hand flashlights that is three inches long and works well as a candler.
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    do you mean one of those key chain ones?
     
  4. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought someone on here was talking about some new fangled LED lights that were the best candlers ever lol. I actually found my candler after I posted this, but I'm still curious about the flashlights.
     
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  6. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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  7. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a husky that has six lights. Goodluck, -Jay
     
  8. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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    I also use a LED (3 bulb) flashlight. Has always worked great for me [​IMG]
    Glad to here you found yours though!
     
  9. mahen8622

    mahen8622 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use one one of led head lights from tha camping section its the best candler i ever used!
     
  10. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use two 3watts one top one bottom with boots made from foam pipe wrap and duct tape, i wrap the handle of the bottom with a washcloth or potholder and stick it in a jar to hold it,
     

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