PurpleChicken's and Perfectly_Polish's Chicken plucker- idea's needed!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by perfectly_polish, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 1, 2007
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    As some of you know, PC and I went crazy and ordered 100 meat birds. Well we got to thinking, how in the world are we going to hand pluck every one of those birds, it'll take forever [​IMG] So we have idea's to make a couple pluckers out of a drill, a whizbang plucker and I have a washing machine and a dryer that we could use. Every and all idea's are wanted and appreciated!
     
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  2. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the plans for one I think I see if I can find it. Because I'm going to make one but it takes me a little bit because if I wait. I probly find every thing for free except the rubber fingers.
     
  3. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can figure out how to use somthing other than them rubber fingers would you let me know. I have almost everything I need, But the fingers and a tub. Right know My cost is free my nephew gave me a new motor. I have pully wood. Just the tub and Them finger $50 for like 40 of them are less.
     
  5. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 1, 2007
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    Quote:PC said we may be able to make the fingers, not sure how, he's still doing some research on it. I'll let you know.
     
  6. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you can pm if you like. Was any of that any godd for you
     
  7. PurpleChicken

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  8. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 1, 2007
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    Quote:Do you think it would be easier/cheaper to buy one then to make one?

    How many fingers would we need for the wizbang or the washing machine plucker? But your right they do just look like studs with rubber heads, the bungee cord sounds good too, we could try both.
     
  9. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

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