Montgomery ward incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Riocotesei, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found one on Craigslist..and wondered if anyone had one. It's a old one but the guy doesn't know how old. He says it works and all but hasn't used it in a yeard or so.
    How good are these incubators?
    what are things I can do to make sure he's not tricking me?
    Thanks all [​IMG]
     
  2. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any body know?? [​IMG]
     
  3. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have never heard of these..

    If I was you I would ask to see it first...

    Best of Luck [​IMG]
     
  4. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would go see it too. But if it needs parts, they might be hard to get? [​IMG] I'd still go see it anyway! [​IMG]
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I'd ask him to plug it in and set it up to run, and take a hygrometer/hydrometer with you when you go to look at it. The hygrometer will tell you everything you need to know about how well it works.
     
  6. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats what was thinking. Thanks guys.
    I would stink if it broke down and couldn't get parts.
    This guy lives about 2 hrs away so I would have to hope it's worht the drive.
     
  7. jhm47

    jhm47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's the one I'm thinking about, it's a round metal incubator. I have one, and it has a wafer thermostat. They work pretty well, but there is no provision for water (you'll have to use a dish or something to suppy humidity). I quit using mine because I can't find a turner that fits in it.
     
  8. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No you're thinking of the brower top hatch.
    This one is cabenet style like sportsman.
     

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