Sportsman incubators ??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by okiehen, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    I'm looking at a few Sportsman that are used for sale.
    I am wondering if the price is right on them.
    gqf #1202 wood door 375.
    #1502 3 turning trays and a hatching tray glass door elect 450.
    #1202 wood door 400.
    #1266 3 drawers like new 400.
    I don't have all the info, what should I ask the seller etc.
    Any thing I should know what is best etc.
    Thanks for all your help I'm getting the hatching fever bad, I need eggs I want eggs, I got to have more eggs.
    I need more chickens LOL
  2. sugarbush

    sugarbush Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Lexington KY
    I would have them plug it in before you go and look at them so you can see that it will maintain a temp. I would not pay more than 375.00 for one with a turner. The exception would be the one with the glass door and the hatching tray. I might pay 450 if it is really good shape.
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  3. Promiselandfarm

    Promiselandfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    We just paid over 700 for a new sportsman with trays(*they don't come with them at least the washable type), and the auto water bucket. So if you get if for half and it works good then you have gotten a good deal. Ours has the door which you can see through some but you can order the one for $65 to see all (*boy do I *want* that but don't need so did not get). I agree though make sure that it holds temps... and asks tons of questions!!! We bought one used that was supposed to work but never would hold true temps...
  4. kick'n chick'n

    kick'n chick'n Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2008
    I paid $325 for mine. that was with the trays & auto water bucket.

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