Thermal Hova Bator (1602-N) vs thermal Hova Bator(1582R)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tylerkaz@gmail.com, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    Tylerkaz@gmail.com Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. crankster76

    crankster76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the 1582 looks to already have a fan in it. there located in the center of the lid. so i would go with it.
     
  3. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    Tylerkaz@gmail.com Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i emailed and asked them and its just a still air air model with a bigger lid, neither include a fan, both use the wafer style thermostat, the only difference i can see is the lid. just wondering if the model design would make a difference in hatching. (only need it for a few eggs)
     
  4. crankster76

    crankster76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use a 1602 with a fan. does a fine job.
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only difference seems to be a bigger viewing window. Unless you gotta have that big window, take the cheaper one. I have a newer one and one from the 1980s and love them both equally. I put a PC fan in my new one.
     
  6. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    Tylerkaz@gmail.com Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dose anyone know if you should have the fan blowing on the lid or downward on the eggs?
     

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