SHARE what CANDLER you use / made to see DARK EGGS please : )

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  1. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    picanins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello friend [​IMG] I can't keep up with all the posts on that thread - it's a hive of activity [​IMG]

    I saw Marans eggs in real life for the first time when I received my 'shipped' eggs and they're pretty dark between 5-7 on the Marans scale (or whatever it's called). I use a Surefire flashlight (torch for those of us english/african-bred people) and although I haven't been able to see veining, I can see movement pretty well :)
     
  3. Sally Sunshine

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    I TALK too much?? ohhhh crudbuckets n mealworms!! [​IMG] I gogled those and a million of them came up LOL!! from 12.99 to 550.00 [​IMG]
     
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  4. wahmommy

    wahmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use an old slide projector form the 40s - I added a rubber washer at the lens end so it would be softer as I didn't want to accidentally crack the eggs while candling. I'll try and find a photo. It works amazingly well... even with really dark Marans eggs...
     
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    Projector, I think my Dad has one yet! thanks!
     
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    wahmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, i think mine was my grandfathers :)
     
  8. Habibs Hens

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    i use the brinsea overview hi intensity
     
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    harleyguy927 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an old Kodak slide projector from the 30's. The lens is just about the perfect size. It's really bright, you can candle in the day light!
     
  10. I use my PowerSmith (I'm pretty sure) LED flashlight. It's kinda hard to see on one EE's eggs, but I can still get a pretty good idea of if it's good or not. I really want a real candler though.......
     

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