Update on My homemade cooler-bator. **PICTURES**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by quintinp, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well this is what my incubator started out looking like. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Here is the new and improved incubator. I hope it works better too. I just turned it on, and am waiting for it to stabilize.

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    And I couldn't do this without my little man coming over to check it out and make sure I did it right.
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  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats really cool! [​IMG]
     
  3. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd be interested to hear how well the position of the thermostat works for you, I have issues with mine holding a constant air temp, it drives me nuts but it works well enough(knock on wood).
     
  4. hddave2

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    Quote:i'd be interested in knowing that myself and also how you wired it all up...would you have a wiring dia. looks really nice
     
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  5. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was very simple to wire. The new placement of the thermostat is really good too. I turned it on last night and got no fluctuation. It has stayed at 99.7 degrees. I had to calibrate my thermometer. It would say 100.4 when it was actually at 102 but I have the thermometer at 97 now. I am even happier. Here is the diagram. [​IMG]
     
  6. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, I don't have the best handwriting. But I think you can make out what it says.
     
  7. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For drawing freehand, that's pretty good. thanks
     
  8. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the fan diagram I just did. The little gray things are twist on wire connectors. [​IMG]
     
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  9. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the screwdriver in the side of the incubator, the thermostat adjustor?
     
  10. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah. I made a hole in the side of the incubator and use the flat head screw driver to adjust. I don't keep the screw driver in at all times, I just did for the pictures.
     

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