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Old 11-30-2006, 03:17 PM   #1
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Smile Military Grade Road Feeder!!!

Hello,

I was tired of corning the roads "by-hand" while riding out to my stand. I wanted a good Road Feeder for a Good Price, but decided it would be more fun and CHEAPER to build one myself. This is what I ended up with.......

Will try to add more pics later

Large Ammo Box from Military Surplus Store: $17
Push Button Switch w/ wire from Home Depot: $6
Used Feeder Motor and Bolts: $FREE (i had an extra laying around)
Camo Spray Paint: $5
Misc Items (wire, alligator clamps, ect): $5
Satisfaction of making my own equipment: PRICELESS
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Old 11-30-2006, 03:34 PM   #2
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Sweet!
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Old 11-30-2006, 03:39 PM   #3
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I burned up alotta ammo in da Army and aint never seen an ammo can like that!

What was in it?

Cool korn machine!
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Old 11-30-2006, 03:43 PM   #4
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I dont think the Road Feeder got me this deer but I really do think this is a cool pic! hehe Thanks!
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Old 11-30-2006, 07:17 PM   #5
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COOL!!!!.....That will work better than my 5 gallon bucket and my hand!!!!!...LOL!!!!....Post more pictures....Thanks.....I will have one before my next trip to south texas....
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Old 11-30-2006, 08:03 PM   #6
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What kind of AMMO can is that?
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Old 12-01-2006, 06:42 AM   #7
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How much corn does that bad boy hold?? Is it aluminum or steel?? Looks sweet!!
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Old 12-01-2006, 11:12 AM   #8
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That is one big ammo box, I must admit the road feeder that I have was purchased, and I cant be happier with it!!
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Old 12-03-2006, 07:56 AM   #9
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Looks good, nice buck!

So, how did you mount the box to the rack?
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Old 12-03-2006, 08:55 AM   #10
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Dang,that's one heck of a feeder,nice.

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Old 12-04-2006, 10:25 AM   #11
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I like it...Just thought of something else to make with that can too.

What kind of can is it? (What kind of munitions did it hold)
How much corn does it hold?
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Old 12-04-2006, 06:14 PM   #12
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That is nice. How far off the pavement does it ride?
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Old 12-04-2006, 08:43 PM   #13
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Cool.....

"Dear Saddam, I would like to purchase two of the SCUD missle containers. I am referring to the one that you sold a Mr. Louie Garcia in Texas. Thanks for your help. Paypal sent."

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Old 12-05-2006, 08:16 PM   #14
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Here are more pics that I took this last weekend. It holds 50#s of corn and has about 1ft of ground clearance with me sitting on it. I should have mounted it a litter higher. I might do that next time I get a chance. I forgot to mention that the road feeder is "self-sustained" meaning it gets power from a 6V rechargeable Moultrie battery I installed inside of it (see pic). I hang it on the rear rack with two small brackets. They only had 3 of these ammo cans at the army surplus store I went to, I dont think they are very common. I kinda remember the sales person saying it was for magazines, but not really sure. You could easily fit 1000 rounds of .30 cal in it though! Thanks to all for viewing!
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Old 01-23-2007, 06:44 PM   #15
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nice nice
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Old 01-23-2007, 09:04 PM   #16
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Cool.....

"Dear Saddam, I would like to purchase two of the SCUD missle containers. I am referring to the one that you sold a Mr. Louie Garcia in Texas. Thanks for your help. Paypal sent."

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Dear Sir,

We are sorry to inform you but Saddam can no longer recieve emails or send out any products....His favorite goat cheated on him. When he found out about the situation he simply went crazy and "LOST HIS HEAD"!! But thanks for the PAYPAL!
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Old 01-24-2007, 09:50 AM   #17
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Now that's funny, Bowsticker!
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Old 01-24-2007, 01:11 PM   #18
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Nice pics.
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Old 02-04-2007, 12:38 PM   #19
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Cool feeder..
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Old 02-04-2007, 01:39 PM   #20
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louie....very nice work....

How do you keep it from dribbling corn as you drive to your hunting spot?
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Old 02-07-2007, 05:30 PM   #21
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Smart,

That is a very "smart" question. Actually at first it did dribble a little bit of corn here and there on the way out to the stand. Later, I fixed that by purchasing a $9 spinner plate with centrifically opening gates. I dont have my latest picture but its exactly like the one shown below. Good luck!

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Old 02-13-2007, 05:24 PM   #22
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That is rediculously cool. I think that deer came in to see how in the heck you made that feeder and got blasted! Great thought and design!!!
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