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Water Weasels' StepCousin

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gatekeeper, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has crossed my mind that since I can not find a WW locally, why can't I make one out of a Ziplock bag? Would it give me a fair reading like a WW? I assume the fluid in a WW is of a thicker viscosity than water; how would that affect the true temperature? Can cooking oil be used? Just random thoughts. Input welcome.

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  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    Its just water an a zip lock is fine but they are bad about leaking. Fold it in half an put it in a coffee cup or put a ruber band around it an you have the same thing as a WW.
     
  3. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RB thanks. I am going to give that a try.

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  4. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used Hair Gel once in a ziplock and put it inside one of those plastic eggs you put candy in at Easter Time.
     

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