sportsman

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hunter1hall, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. greathorse

    greathorse Songster

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    Do not be concerned about the new heater and fan. The heating element is about a 10 dollar item and easy to replace. The new fan will likely be the higher velocity fan and will be a benefit. The working parts in this bator are as simple as can be and not a problem to replace. The turner is the most costly item to replace
     
  2. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    if you want to get an idea of prices for replacement parts go to GQF, there are instructions and a price list, if you really need parts there are other places to get them less expensive
     
  3. theswede

    theswede Songster

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    I can tell you right now, GET IT!!!
    I just bought a new sportsman, and the egg trays and paid $670 something this was before shipping!! I bought it just about a month ago, and I shopped around for about two months before getting this one. Find out about shipping or go get it. [​IMG]
     
  4. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    I agree - I bought mine new without the clear door and it was almost $700 with tax. DEFINITELY worth the money. GQF also recommends replacing parts so I wouldn't be concerned with that. Since I've gotten mine, it's run constantly so I can understand how parts can burn out.
     
  5. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

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    I would offer him $350.00 for it. I got one for $275.00 this year.
    But if they won't budge then just get it!
    ~Rebecca
     

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