whats this worth?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken farmer 1997, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard some people like the little giant. When I posted on getting an incubator awhile back several people warned me off of the little giants. So I am not sure
     
  2. chickiechik

    chickiechik Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a good deal if it works. Good luck if you bid and better luck on your hatches!! [​IMG]
     
  3. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sell aaat stores for $45-50...so watch shipping in the long run. Most people seem to hate Little giants but I love mine.
     
  4. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

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    ok pros/cons... pros, price if you can get it including shipping for less than a comparable new one.

    cons... replacement plastic liners are difficult at best to find for the older models, so be wary of putting water in the channels. if it gets funky it's a pain to clean.

    on the flip side, for a new comparable Hovabator, check out http://lllreptile.com/store/catalog/reptile-supplies/reptile-incubators/-/thermal-hova-bator-incubator1602n/
    $39.95
    plus shipping
    or http://lllreptile.com/store/catalog/reptile-supplies/reptile-incubators/-/thermal-hova-bator-incubator-picture-window1582r/
    $52.95
    plus shipping...

    I got both, shipped to me in VA for about $100... i use the 1602 as incubator and 1582 as my hatcher. added computer fans wired to old cell phone chargers to circulate air and good to go. been hatching almost weekly since october 21 in the hatcher, and rotating eggs thru the incubator. it's been running constantly since october 1st now, and solid as a rock. the hatcher is taken down and washed weekly between hatches.

    edit: i did buy a used turner off ebay for about $35 with shipping and use that in the 1602...
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2011
  5. chicken farmer 1997

    chicken farmer 1997 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks. what do you think my max bid should be?
     
  6. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

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    Quote:honestly, for the difference i'd buy a new one. you don't know how old it is, and styrofoam doesn't tend to age well, it becomes brittle.
     
  7. chicken farmer 1997

    chicken farmer 1997 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dnt have enough money
     
  8. crazypetlady

    crazypetlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd say it's worth bidding on if you can get it for under 20.00 + shipping I would not go much higher as you can get a new one for $40
     
  9. chicken farmer 1997

    chicken farmer 1997 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok
     

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