WTB Cabinet Incubator

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Country Chickens, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. Country Chickens

    Country Chickens Songster

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    Hey! We are looking for a cabinet incubator--preferably a Sportsman or Dickey. Ready and willing to pay in the $300-400 range. Let us fund your summer trips and take that unused incubator off your hands! lol
     

  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

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    Good luck in your search. We just bought one for $500 that was used very little. Of course, here in the South, it's high season for hatching (well, LOL, it's that year round for this farm!)
     
  3. Country Chickens

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    Thanks! We'd be willing to go higher for one that was only slightly used, but so far people have only been selling dinosaurs that are falling apart--and still asking $300. And that...not so much. If we need to, we'll give in and buy one new. But I'm still hoping!
     
  4. msmeower

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    Check Craig's List several times a day. I bought a nice one several weeks ago for $350 but I had to nab it as soon as it was posted. I went and saw it within hours of it being posted and the seller told me he had dozens of calls for it already. I was lucky enough to be the first person he let see it!
     

  5. Country Chickens

    Country Chickens Songster

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    What, you're encouraging my obsession and giving me permission to hover over the refresh button? I think you may be my new best friend! [​IMG] No, seriously, that's very good advice. I do check Craigslist, and I'm signed up for Yakaz notifications, but checking more and checking the surrounding area would be a good thing. I don't want to get in a position where I've got more silkie and guinea eggs than bator space!
     
  6. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    Could sell you a new redwood Incubator for $500, but the shipping from here to NC would probably double the cost.

    There's a guy over in your part of the world who makes and sells incubators. Have you checked with him? His bators are supposed to be good.
     
  7. Country Chickens

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    Yeah, I'm guessing you're right that the shipping would be outrageous. I think the guy you're talking about is Mr. Dickey, and the one who makes Dickey's, and my only concern with him was I didn't know if he is well enough known that the incubators would have good resell value. Just in case I were ever to, idk, upgrade to a giant incubator or something! [​IMG]

    I will probably end up going to him--I just thought I'd make one last ditch effort to find one used! [​IMG]
     

  8. Zootopia

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    There are several on ebay right now, a Leland Wilson, a Dickeys and a Leahy. The Dickeys has free shipping.
     
  9. Country Chickens

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    Yeah, thanks, I was excited at first when I saw those. The Dickey's is a hatcher with no auto turn, but had me tempted and I'm watching it. The Wilson is local pickup only in Ohio, and the Leahy would be at least $550 for me after shipping, probably more, and again has no auto turning capacity. I suspect I'm going to have to break down and buy a new one--or keep picking up hovabators as they come up!

    I really appreciate your taking a look, though! Helps me know I haven't missed any. :D
     

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