Which is the strongest egg candler?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WisconsinChick, May 5, 2008.

  1. I was wondering if anyone had a candler that you can candle darker brown eggs with. As far as homemade ones I havent had much luck. Thank you.[​IMG]
     
  2. dbcooper02

    dbcooper02 Songster

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    I use an old slide projector with a black foam rubber gasket at the front of the lens. Intense light with no heat. It works great for me.
    db
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I like my surefire 6p with an LED lamp. Can candle in the turner and get though green eggs pretty well. Lights up white eggs like a night light. A bit pricey though. Example pics can be found if you search "surefire 6p"
     
  4. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
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    I use this. It is my DH's Milwaukee work light-18 volt and cordless. Leaves hands free to work with eggs!
     
  5. Grindlefamily

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    I'm new at this, but I just used my son's view master projector. It had the best light in the house! LOL the flashlights didn't show as much.

    Louella
     
  6. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    I use a million candle power spotlight with a terracotta flower pot upside down on top of it. Focuses the light wonderfully and keeps the eggs away from the heat.
     
  7. Thank you everyone!
     

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