Opinions: Used Kuhl commercial incubator n hatcher?? Or buy new, decided to make my own! Pictures

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wyogirl, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a used Kuhl incubator and hatcher for sale, they hatched Emu eggs, and they are asking for 1200 a piece. I did call the Kuhl company and they said a brand new one would be 8000.00 for incubator and 4000.00 for hatcher. They basically inherited both, so my question is I have 1600.00 saved to buy a cabinet incubator, should i make an offer or is there a better cabinet incubator that I should spend my money on? They did say make a reasonable offer?
    Ayda
    PS Getting tired of running 5 small incubators
    4/7/12 UPDATE: After driving 3 hours to look at these, they required waytoo much work and they were HUGE!!!!!! So didn't purchase them(they are still available).
    So decided to make my own fridge bator
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    $13.00 total so far for plexigalss, had screws and misc pieces of wood at home, 2 hours of labor. Today will attach plexiglass, frame it, then start to wire it, am going to use an incukit 66.00 for heat, already have egg turners from ALL my small incubators and will hopefully fill it by monday LOL
    Ayda
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2012
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Like these?
    incubator model number is ......O-36-110
    hatcher model number is..........OH-48-110


    All I can say is.......... I would be awfully tempted!

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  3. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes,
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    These are the pics!!! Am really really tempted
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  4. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are running and in good shape, I personally would go for it. I paid a little more than what you have saved for a new Dickeys incubator and a Dickeys hatcher. I love them. They are not that big though. Those look like they would hold twice what a typical cabinet incubator would so you are getting almost two for the price of one.

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  5. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm calling an making an offer!! Wish me luck
    Ayda
     
  6. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    NOOOOOOOOOOO, don't do it.








    Let me! [​IMG]
     
  7. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They accepted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
    I am a proud owner of an incubator and hatcher for $1600.00, I can't believe it.
    Ayda
     
  8. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    [​IMG]I am happy for you!
     
  9. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so awesome. I am happy for you and a little bit jealous. Let us know how they look when you get them.

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  10. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will be picking them up Friday, a 2 hour drive from Cody but well worth it! Am really trying to convince my DH that this won't be a chicken farm [​IMG] and he's not buying it.
    Ayda
     

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