Making an LG into a Hovabator?

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

  1. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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: https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=305
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    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
    Georgia
    Even if you can modify it I am sure the hova is insulated better as well.
     

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