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Old 04-15-2018, 09:54 AM   #1
jerp
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Default Anyone have this problem with Bushnell Trophy cam?

The batteries keep coming loose. The little springs that hold them in have become slightly bent at odd angles so they wonít stay in tight enough to keep a good connection. If I hold them down with my fingers the camera fires up but just the jostling of closing it makes them come loose. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-15-2018, 09:55 AM   #2
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Maybe place something between batteries and the lid to add pressure.
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Old 04-15-2018, 10:25 AM   #3
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Cut foam or a spongy material in place to add pressure once you close the camera. I’ve had to do this as well. I’ve since moved on to browning cameras.
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Old 04-15-2018, 11:46 AM   #4
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I loved the old trophy cams. But brownings are my new favorites.
I swear we have 10 different models and brands out.
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Old 04-15-2018, 08:52 PM   #5
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I always use a koozie in mine to keep the batteries from moving. Everyone typically has 2000 koozies laying around


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Old 04-15-2018, 08:54 PM   #6
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I have the same issue, going to try the koozie trick.
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Old 04-15-2018, 08:57 PM   #7
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Same issue here. Find an old election sign and cut out s piece that fits perfect over the batteries. Will hold it in place
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Old 04-15-2018, 09:18 PM   #8
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Funny, I've worn out a half dozen Bushnells and never had that problem.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:01 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by J-Jac View Post
Cut foam or a spongy material in place to add pressure once you close the camera. Iíve had to do this as well. Iíve since moved on to browning cameras.
THIS X2 .....
I had the same problem on both my cameras and now use Browning.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:13 AM   #10
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I had the same issue with 2 or 3 of mine. A piece of cardboard works perfect.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:36 AM   #11
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I've got 2 of those cameras.
I tear the cardboard top off the battery packaging and put on top of the batteries before closing.
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Old 04-16-2018, 09:37 AM   #12
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Had this issue also....PIA
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Old 04-16-2018, 06:58 PM   #13
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I have one Bushnell and the batteries don't stay in place, but so far haven't come out enough to shut it off. Gonna cut some foam to put inside the lid now--
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