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

    Apr 20, 2007
    SW Washington
    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.
  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
    I use this. It is my DH's Milwaukee work light-18 volt and cordless. Leaves hands free to work with eggs!
  5. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Songster

    Mar 30, 2008
    Fairfield, ME
    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.

  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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