Making an LG into a Hovabator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lemurchaser, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2008
    Corvallis, OR
    So I've discovered you can get the electric thermostat and fan for the Hovabator for around $60 (much cheaper than the $130 for the whole incubator). If this could be installed in my LG, then I can stop worrying about all the temp issues. Has anyone done this before?

    This is the part:
    would I wire this into my power cord, and heating coil? Is this even possible?

    Hovabator genesis 1588 owners: Does it really control temps as well as it says it does?

    Thanks everyone!
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've got 3 of them and yes, they're very dependable in keeping the temps steady.
  3. 1acrefarm

    1acrefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2007
    Even if you can modify it I am sure the hova is insulated better as well.

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