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MissPrissy thermostat

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by edster951, Nov 11, 2007.

  1. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    Well I finally got two from ebay, but they were "too hot"....so I had to modify it a little...

    Firstly I took of the dial used to set the thermostat.


    Then I looked at the workings of it. I noted the little hexagonal bolt half way down the copper peace. This little bolt goes right through and touches a bar which goes onto the thermostat disk underneath.


    Here you can see the white bar.


    Turning the bolt 3/4 of a turn has the thermostat set between 36degC and 38degC. Perfect.

    Now back to seting humidity.
  2. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    darn thing crackles on the TV when it makes and breaks the circuit...its not a fast process, it fizzes on and off...

    It's annoying when your watching TV.

    Wifey thinks the electrician next door doing the new house.
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    You are beyond me at this point, ed. Good luck with it.

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