old model LG egg turner question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HathawayHens, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    has anyone else had the egg cups fall over on the old style LG egg turners? I have tried snapping them in tighter, but they don't seem to click in... it is used, so not sure if they are worn out, or if I am just unable to push hard enough. Main question being... what do I do if I can't get them to work better??? Go and buy and new egg turner, I guess... or maybe use double sided tape to stick them down? But I don't know how it'll work in the temps and humidity... [​IMG] eta - most of them are fine, but a few keep falling out. Frustrating!!!
     
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  2. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    I had the same problem with mine, grrr. Maybe crazy glue them in, I don't think the tape will hold in there.
     
  3. Hi! Have you tried using a pointy-something (I used an ink pen) and push hard right in the middle of the indentation in the turner cup? That's what I had to do to get them to stay in place. It takes a bit of pressure.
    Good luck!
    [​IMG]
    Lisa
     
  4. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's a good idea... want to stay away from glue, on account of the fumes... I was also thinking maybe a zip tie would work for the wobbly ones...
     
  5. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It worked!!! Thank you for the tip about using the pen... it turns out none of them were actually snapped in once I used the pen to push hard! [​IMG] I hope that none of the eggs were damaged tipping over in the past 24 hours, and that they stayed warm enough with me having to go in several times... [​IMG]

    Thank you so much~~!!![​IMG]
     
  6. Super! Glad it worked! When I got mine, I was afraid to push too hard and the cups kept flopping out. Someone (I forget who) passed along that tip.
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    Lisa
     

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