those of you with wine cooler incubators

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stone_family3, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How did you set up your egg turners? Do you have any pictures?
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  2. whytedragon

    whytedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure I understand what you're asking...do you mean "set" up?
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry yes I mean set, not wet. Lol
     
  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to just sit right here and listen to you all.

    I found an amazing deal on a wine cooler (it's the size of a dorm fridge, so maybe 100 bottles?), picked it up to convert. Haven't done it yet.
     
  5. kareninthesun

    kareninthesun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is interesting!how did you do it?
     
  6. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what I have so far. This was a freebie my husband picked up while trash picking. It didn't work and was going to be about $70 to fix. So after 2 years he decided to give it to me for some eggs :)

    This is the inside, it has three selves and is plastic, it has a dome light but it never worked and turned out to be LED so I mounted the light on the bottom.
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    I picked up a hot water heater thermostat for $8 at the hardware store. So far the thermostat is the only thing that I've bought.

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    Here is the back of the wine cooler.
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    So far so good, when you pug it in it lights up.
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    Top shelf has a thermostat with humidity read out on it.
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    I still have to rig up the fan and test it out. So hopefully I'll have it up and running today. I'm still trying to figure out how I want to rotate my eggs.
     
  7. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I ended up using a computer power supply and two computer fans.
     
  8. zekii

    zekii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the guys at work looking for a good non-working small refrigerator ... hopefully it will have a clear front.
    I am planning to install a 225 Watt incukit in this, and some auto-turners. The question I have is with setting up
    turners how do others route the wires..inside to a single outlet, or bring them outside to a power strip/cord, some photos
    if you can take some would be helpful of your autoturner setup.
     
  9. knjinnm

    knjinnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All,
    Has anyone completed their project?
    I recently picked up an inop wine chiller, removed the compressor and interior chill plate.
    Like everyone else I would like to see pictures of mounted egg turners. I plan to use AC fans to eliminate D.C. power supplies.
    Thanks,
    JAC
     
  10. knjinnm

    knjinnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone with a finished unit yet?
     

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