Wanted cheap used but working incubator

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  1. menkot

    menkot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It can be ugly, beat up, homemade as long as it works (and works pretty well). I am looking for one to use with my kids. I looked at the instructions to make one and I am really not that talented. We need to get a few more chickens, but I would really rather show them the whole process rather than just buying chicks. It needs to work pretty well because I don't want traumatized kids. [​IMG]

    It does need to be cheap (sorry) because I can't spend a lot on something to use just once a year. [​IMG]
    An automatic turner would be nice [​IMG] but that is just a dream LOL

    Just something basic and working will be fine. [​IMG]
     
  2. KKluckers

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    Sep 4, 2007
    I have a Little Giant I would be willing to sell for 20.00 +shipping. I have two and the fan I installed stop working (works sometimes.) I was going to remove it, but havent gotten around to it yet. I've just been using the other one. If you give me your location I can figure out shipping, just PM me.
     
  3. menkot

    menkot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would the fan only partially working cause any problems? Gotta go back to that traumatized kid part. [​IMG] Oh, and is it pretty idiot proof ? I happen to know the woman who would be in charge(me) and she can really mess things up sometimes. [​IMG] Would it come with a teeny bit of instruction aka hand holding aka I don't know nothing bout birthing no chickens? [​IMG]
     
  4. KKluckers

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    Sep 4, 2007
    I dont know about the fan. I dont run it because Im parinoid. You could always by one at eggcartons.com has them. I could remove it before I send it. This incubator has only been used twice, so it is still in good condition. Without the fan you could use it as a still air which I did when I first bought it for 45.00.
     
  5. menkot

    menkot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    K... just let me know the total. just leave the fan in it. I will get the dh to work on it. He is a little better with things like that.
    Thanks,
    Sarah
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I PM you.
     
  7. menkot

    menkot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Done!
    Thank you very much. [​IMG] My kids will be so excited. [​IMG]
     
  8. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Do yourself a favor and read a LOT of the bator posts here.

    You are asking for a cheap, working, easy, & idiot proof bator. These
    are usually mutually exclusive items.

    I have 3 Little Giants and "Idiot proof" is not something I would call them,
    or almost any bator.

    The only "set it & forget it bator" is the RCom 20 and the basic model is $400.

    21 days of turning eggs and waiting for a hatch can be a real bummer when
    you end up with no chicks.

    Just friendly advice. Best of luck.
     
  9. menkot

    menkot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been reading here for awhile. [​IMG] I will read, read, read and read some more when it comes in before ever putting eggs in it. I read a whole lot more than I post. In fact, it is possible that I might have a small addiction. I am here a lot lol.

    And hey it never hurts to ask for a cadillac when you can only afford a pinto. [​IMG]

    Thanks for the advice. I will be careful and do my very best.
     
  10. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:Good response. We're all here to help!!! Watch the addiction. We don't have
    3 loaded Little Giants and 1 Brinsea on the way if we weren't already hooked ourselves.
    [​IMG]
     

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