Where can I purchase a thermostat?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by icewb8, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. icewb8

    icewb8 In the Brooder

    Jan 22, 2007
    Hi I built my own styrfoam incubator and I was wondering where I could get some type of thermostat to control the temperature. It is heated by a single bulb. Thanks
  2. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    NorthWest Florida
    I built one as well and I bought a dimmer switch ($5.98) that screws into where the bulb goes and then the bulb goes into it. I have my thermomter and off I go. I want to get a water weasel. I guess that you put the temp reader into it and it tells you more of the temp on the inside of the egg, not just the air. I made one out of plastic bags with water in them, I guess it's the same thing?

    Picture of dimmer

    Picture of the water weasel that I made:

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