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Old 07-19-2018, 02:14 PM   #1
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Default what feeder timers do you use ?

looking at getting some new timers that are wind proof and would like to here some of peoples favorites
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:18 PM   #2
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Not sure how a timer can be windproof. The timer is an electronic device that tells the motor when to turn off/on. Can you please provide a little better description of what is going on?
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:22 PM   #3
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If your walking about spinner plates, give the "Eliminator Plate" a look.
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:23 PM   #4
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If your walking about spinner plates, give the "Eliminator Plate" a look.
The Timer with the Eliminator plate.
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:24 PM   #5
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Something like this


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Old 07-19-2018, 02:29 PM   #6
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We use west Texas feeders timer , if your having trouble with wind and losing corn it’s probably a spinner plate issue, something you may consider checking on.
We’ve used west Texas feeder timers using the spin plates with swing door on it in panhandle area and had no issues with wind
They also sell the eliminator spin plate
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:33 PM   #7
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Just pick up an all season feeder unit with the eliminator plate and be done with it. I beat around the bush a long time before I did and should have come strait to this conclusion.
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:39 PM   #8
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Ultramatic
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Old 07-19-2018, 02:57 PM   #9
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ok thanks that gives me something to look at
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Old 07-19-2018, 03:13 PM   #10
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Texas Hunter Products. Most of mine are twenty years old and still kicking ***. Gonna have to replace some solar panels though, they're getting pretty cloudy.
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Old 07-19-2018, 03:28 PM   #11
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That spintech you posted the picture of is about the best you can get and for 109 bucks on amazon
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Old 07-19-2018, 03:32 PM   #12
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I use West Texas Feed supply with the timer
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Old 07-19-2018, 03:53 PM   #13
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Also try raising your spinner plate up before dropping money on a new unit, it helps.
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:23 PM   #14
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Spintech in use here...windproof, varmit proof, etc...works like a champ so far.




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Old 07-19-2018, 04:26 PM   #15
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The Timer with the Eliminator plate.
Winner winner chicken dinner.
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:29 PM   #16
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Spin tech is the original and still best in my opinion.
Clocks I like The Timer also!

My favorite complete set up back in the day was
SPINCaST from San Antonio but Im a little biased

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Old 07-19-2018, 04:34 PM   #17
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Spin Tech, Eliminator plate, they're both good, but sooner or later they will fail. Not a matter of if, but when.
I have both. All of the eliminator plates I have now, no longer work. One of my spin tech's lasted about a year, now it's just like any ordinary plate, same with the eliminators.
Haven't found a way to fix them yet. I contacted Eliminator about it but got nothing but "crickets" from them.
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:46 PM   #18
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Boss Buck. Take a look at their website. Good stuff..good peeps.
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:44 PM   #19
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The Timer with the Eliminator plate.
Yep, yep!
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Old 07-19-2018, 10:09 PM   #20
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I use the trays with flaps on each end.
I like Texas hunter kits for the money
Ultramatic’s haven’t failed us in ten years.

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Old 07-20-2018, 12:32 AM   #21
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I have one HCR, and the rest are all The Timers.

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Old 07-20-2018, 08:06 AM   #22
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2 HCRs and 2 The Timers.
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Old 07-20-2018, 08:08 AM   #23
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All seasons.
12v, the timer, some have eliminator plates some don’t.
All have solar panels.

And the good rechargeable 12v battery’s (blue grey, not the regular black ones)
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Old 07-20-2018, 08:09 AM   #24
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Side note. If you don’t feed year round, pull the whole unit off at the end of each season. Store them inside or in a somewhat climate controlled area. Since I’ve done that my stuff lasts waaaay longer.
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Old 07-20-2018, 08:36 AM   #25
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The Timer with the Eliminator plate.
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14 with that combo and wouldn’t change a thing.
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Old 07-20-2018, 08:53 AM   #26
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14 with that combo and wouldn’t change a thing.
Bingo, hit up ultramatic. They are a sight sponsor.
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