Model 846 Brower galvanized metal incubator. **Pictures**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by quintinp, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this incubator for 40 bucks. It is a 100 egg incubator. I have already added a fan, and just turned it on to let it stabilize about 30 minutes ago.

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    The original thermometer, but it is busted.

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  2. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
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    I saw one of those for sale a few weeks ago. I wasn't sure if it would work. let me know how your hatch turns out!
     
  3. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have wanted one of these since I first seen one. I have heard that these are GOOD incubators. I am extra happy that the turner fits in it. I can't wait to set eggs in it. I am super excited. It is an American Made Built to last incubator. It was made before American manufacturers stopped having pride in the products that they produced. I am glad to get it.
     
  4. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sanded it, and put a water wiggler in it. The temperature in the water wiggler is awesome. I am having no problems with it. It looks a lot nicer too. (That's called a little bit of elbow grease)

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    I trust this incubator for the most part, but I like to be safe, so a smoke detector was necessary.
    (It was one that I had on hand)

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  5. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
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    [​IMG] Nice! Very cool!
    I want one now, but where in the world would I keep it!?
     
  6. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! They are on Ebay ever once in a while.
     
  7. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I might be borrowing one of these from a friend this year. I'll be keeping an eye on this thread! How do you get it ready for hatching?
     
  8. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been dry incubating in it so far, (this is my first incubation with this incubator) I just added water to it, and am waiting for it to bring up the humidity where I want it.

    If it doesn't get where I want it, I will just add sponges in the bottom.

    If it doesn't get where I want it then, I will just put the eggs in my cooler incubator/hatcher, it holds humidity REALLY well.
     
  9. ScoutrerScott

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    A couple questions....I just bought a used 846 and ultimately had to get a new t-stat. We had one like this and its little brother when
    ! was a kid, 40 or so years ago. It worked great. Where did you get that turner? Regarding the pc fan. Typically those fans are installed over a grill or some sort of opening. Does yours have any way to draw air with it being mounted flat to the insulation board? If I do install a fan like you did, what temp do I use?
     
  10. kandyg_99

    kandyg_99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two of these,I haven't used them but heard they are great little incubators...
     

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