Simple and Cheap heat lamp reflector

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AtholCoop, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. AtholCoop

    AtholCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2008
    North Idaho
    Looked around at the various commercially produced reflectors and either they were spendy, or flat wouldn't work in my application.

    Cheap disposble single use type foil pie tins looked to solve my problem nicely.

    Take a razor knife and cut a small "X" shape right in the middle of the pie tin. Then just kinda cram the bulb through the "X"


    Fold the resulting tabs back onto the tin

    and re-install the bulb.


    Badda bing badda boom, works good and cost next to nothing.
  2. mdbokc

    mdbokc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2009
    Oklahoma County, OK
    Very creative heating ideas on site today. Another good one!
  3. SoJoChickens

    SoJoChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2009
    Fountain Green, UT
    Great idea. Thanks for the post!

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