Need a list of the parts that go in a gqf cabinet

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Leslie In North Pole, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After much hemming and hawing, we are finally going to finish out our incubator as we originally intended. We built it to resemble in size to resemble three cabinet bators side by side (it is even divided into three compartments) Theory is to use the middle as the incubator, and one side as the hatcher. The third side can either be a bator or a brooder.

    I have only see "sale" pictures of the sportsman online and saw one once in passing in person. I need to put together an itemized listing of the guts of one. I.E. electronic thermostat with parts number, support bars with parts numbers and etc.

    Before you ask... my dh put a lot of time and money into building me the super bator and in all honesty the cost of shipping the cabinet bators up to North Pole, AK is more than $200 apiece. Very cost prohibitive to say the least. I figure it would be cheaper to order the guts and have them mailed up, I already have the boxes.

    Thank you for you help.
     
  2. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Lisa for trying to help.

    Lesson one: Don't ask GQF.... UGH.

    "Thank you for your email. Please see the replacement parts section of our website. You can add the desired parts to the shopping cart and checkout to get the shipping total before entering credit card data or completing the order."

    I guess my biggest problem is that they don't have pictures up for most of the parts....

    The parts are listed on this page https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_listItems.asp?idCategory=52

    It makes it difficult for me to know if I need multiple back supports, front supports and support bars because I don't know what they look like. Or what all of the parts necessary for the turning racks are. There is nothing like playing guess what I am...​
     
  3. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Leslie you are right about asking for help from GQF. they told my I could not convert the Emu 1536 incubator to a Sportsman. the gal said "its because it bigger than the sportsman" Well I measured it and it has the same dimensions, turner ect. When Im done Im going to send a picture. [​IMG] Anyway if you go to instructions on the 1502 and print them out there is a diagram of the back of the incubator with the parts listed by number. This should give you a good idea on what you need. The only thing I order for the front was the front support bar and that is not listed in the diagram item number 3043. I think you need three of those,but not quite sure because of no pictures on there website. [​IMG] I should be getting my parts at the end of next week. I can let you know. Good Luck
     
  4. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be great because that front support bar has me wondering if I need one or several...

    I read through their instructions and figured out that you can buy the turner assembly as one unit instead of several pieces, that you need to use a different part number for the heating element so that you get the porcelain insulators.

    I have been cross referencing them against several sites that sell parts, it has helped me get the parts number for complete assemblies that they don't display.


    I figure the most important things for me to get will be the element and the preset electronic thermostat and after that a tray and the turner assembly with a cross bar and change out to their fan kit.
     

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