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The plans I encountered on the Internet ran the gamut from little more than an electric hand drill with plucker fingers attached, to massive xhicken that looked unmovable.

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Abdelhak Azzam marked it as to-read Jan 12, A single chicken can be completely plucked in about 15 seconds. Lists with This Book.


There is also a chapter dedicated to the subject of alternative cchicken options, as well as a chapter about other equipment used to process poultry. Want to Read saving…. Steel cutting and welding services were generously donated by local metal sculptor John McCarty.


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Considering myself pretty handy, I began to investigate building a plucker from scratch. My research began with mechanical pluckers both used and new. Share on Twitter Tweet. Jonathan marked it as to-read Mar 10, Mail order sources for parts are listed in the Resources chapter at the back of the book. Click the picture for details.

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The Whizbang scalder allows you to easily set the precise water temperature you want. Refresh and try again. I like the tweeks you added — the wheels and the angled bucket that catches the water.

Information offered on this website is based on decades of research and practical experience. What do you think? With the automatic dunker feature, you can scald three chickens at once which translates to chicken-per-hour scalding capacity. A portable propane tank like used on a gas grill fuels the scalder for many hours and is convenient to use. A Whizbang plucker will pick the feathers off chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese in a matter of seconds.

My recommendation to someone else considering building a Whizbang plucker would be to carefully investigate your options for getting the required welding done and to scope out cost-effective suppliers of the plucker components.


Share on Pinterest Share. This book is a well mechanicao and complete how-to guide to building a Whizbang feather plucking machine. Pulling the rubber plucker fingers into the barrel and featherplate was hard work but probably could be done by anyone with a pair of pliers and a lot of patience.

May chidken, at 7: Click the aluminum featherplate and shaft for details. Kent C Fingers shipped worldwide click the fingers for details. I knew that if we were going to put a meaningful chicksn of meat in the freezer this year, I would have to either 1 come to terms with the suck, or 2 find a better solution.

I was unable to locate a used unit for sale in my area. Sure, it could have been done for a couple bucks cheaper, but this was meant to save time and reduce headache. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.