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xedge2002

Trail Cameras out yet?

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xedge2002

Just wondering if anybody out there has their trail cameras out yet? I don't but have been thinking about putting them out this weekend.

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Mark Christianson

I've had a homebrew one out at home just to test it. Not much to report except a lot of deer with no antlers. I do get a grey fox on camera quite often though. Beautiful animal.

I will be deploying a few at the farm this weekend.

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B. Amish

I never took mine down!

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chucker34

lots of little tracks so I think I'm gonna put some out and see what's left from last year's WW III, I mean gun season. grin.gif JK. But seriously, been seeing lots out there so I'm gonna refresh the minerals and get the cam out.

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certified jumbo

This is the only interesting one I've had lately, a 3 legged doe. She did well all winter!! Picture228.jpg

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jake125

put mine out on monday, been seein plenty of deer, musta had a good winter!!!!

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Scott K

Not to get off subject, but my camera takes those 6 volt disposables, is there away to rig it up to a car battery? It seems to kill them 6 volt in a little over a week, and I hate spending $7 a week to look at the deer. Has anyone converted one of these to use a 12v? Can you just get some sort of voltage regulator?

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Mark Christianson

Is it the square lantern battery?

Get yourself a rechargeable one(two actually).

What kind of camera is it? Moultrie?

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Scott K

Yes it is the square lantern battery. I dont remember the brand, its at my cabin right now! Do the rechargables last longer then a week? I never even thought of using them, good idea! But if one good convert a 12v into the 6v somehow, I think it would have alot more reserve capacity! Although I suppose I could get an old 6 volt tractor battery and use that also!

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Mark Christianson

I am guessing you have a Moultrie.

Blackjack on here has one and he went with the rechargeable 6v lantern battery, and had immediate improvement on battery life. I know he is on the road for a week, so he may not see this to give his thoughts.

If you go with an external battery, go with a SLA(sealed lead acid). I have a couple 6v SLA's that I use on my Bushnell and Cuddeback cameras. They last forever compared to the D cells.

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xedge2002

I would second that. I have two Cabela's-Moultrie camera's that I use SLA batteries on and I have been able to leave them out for a month at a time without going dead.

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BLACKJACK

Yep, the rechargeables are the only way to go, I was burning thru a battery a week until I got the rechargeables. I couldn't tell you exactly how long they last because I go check them and pull my SD card and just swap out the battery every 7-10 days.

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Scott K

Where do you buy these rechargable batteries?

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xedge2002

I got mine at Cabela's but any 6v battery would work fine.

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BLACKJACK

Cabelas or Ebay.

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uptracker

Anyone else having trouble posting pics? I've tried and tried and haven't gotten it to budge. I posted a few a month ago and have done so elsewhere since then, but they just come up as a "red x" now??????

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Mark Christianson

Posting pics shouldnt be any problem.

Send them to me if you want and I can post them.

biglakebass@yahoo.com

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bear hunter

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Scott K

Is that from this spring, or the fall?

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uptracker

Hmmm....still won't let me post them? I can see them in my post preview, but then they're gone. Oh well.

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bear hunter

this winter

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