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Old 07-12-2017, 10:41 AM   #51
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Somebody needs to put a trailcam in video mode and catch the action.

I wonder how long it will take for the coons to figure out if one pulls the slinky down and holds it then his buddies can climb it?
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Old 07-12-2017, 10:54 AM   #52
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Somebody needs to put a trailcam in video mode and catch the action.

I wonder how long it will take for the coons to figure out if one pulls the slinky down and holds it then his buddies can climb it?


This^^^^ is what I think may happen in time. Mine have been out for 18 days and no coon has said, "hold my beer and watch this". At least not yet.
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Old 07-12-2017, 10:58 AM   #53
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This^^^^ is what I think may happen in time. Mine have been out for 18 days and no coon has said, "hold my beer and watch this". At least not yet.

They are crafty and destructive little %$@&'s!!!! I am gonna let you, Skinny and Smart be the field testers before I go to Toy Town!
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:01 AM   #54
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Yes videos of raccoons trying to climb the slinkys please!
^^^^ This! The squirrel video was pretty funny but coons probably think you gave them a new toy to play on.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:01 AM   #55
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They are crafty and destructive little %$@&'s!!!! I am gonna let you, Skinny and Smart be the field testers before I go to Toy Town!
For $9 total, give it a shot.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:02 AM   #56
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This^^^^ is what I think may happen in time. Mine have been out for 18 days and no coon has said, "hold my beer and watch this". At least not yet.


I knew it! You are giving the Coons beer. No wonder they are so bad onour lease


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Old 07-12-2017, 11:05 AM   #57
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For $9 total, give it a shot.
multiplied times 18 feeders. I'll wait. If these guys weren't being the field testers I would try it on one.......but I will wait for their results. Especially Smart's results with all the coon problems he has.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:09 AM   #58
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multiplied times 18 feeders. I'll wait. If these guys weren't being the field testers I would try it on one.......but I will wait for their results. Especially Smart's results with all the coon problems he has.
In the mean time, just one bag of lost corn would pay for the investment.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:09 AM   #59
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I knew it! You are giving the Coons beer. No wonder they are so bad onour lease


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Guilty! I poured a trail of beer from my stand to yours then left several beers under your feeder. I wasn't sure what kind they drank. Apparently they ain't picky




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Old 07-12-2017, 11:14 AM   #60
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In the mean time, just one bag of lost corn would pay for the investment.

We've got coon cages so no worries about lost corn. It would just be nice to not have the throw pattern reduced by the cages. I hate cages........and coons!
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:19 AM   #61
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I have a cage and eliminator plate and still get trailcam pics with squirrels on the unit. I don't know if they're getting corn or not, but I don't like them touchin' my unit!

I may go get some slinkys and change the camera to video to see what happens.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:23 AM   #62
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61 post and no mention of that buck and that drop? Looks to be a hell of a buck anymore pics?
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:36 AM   #63
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I have a cage and eliminator plate and still get trailcam pics with squirrels on the unit. I don't know if they're getting corn or not, but I don't like them touchin' my unit!

I may go get some slinkys and change the camera to video to see what happens.


I knew one of you techy guys would jump in! Go for it Casey!
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:39 AM   #64
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I have a cage and eliminator plate and still get trailcam pics with squirrels on the unit. I don't know if they're getting corn or not, but I don't like them touchin' my unit!

I may go get some slinkys and change the camera to video to see what happens.
Yeah. Having some squirrel touch your unit would not be a good thing.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:47 AM   #65
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I'm just here for the video... This might be great!!!
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:48 AM   #66
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:52 AM   #67
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61 post and no mention of that buck and that drop? Looks to be a hell of a buck anymore pics?



http://discussions.texasbowhunter.co...d.php?t=651923


This ^^^. If you scroll down I added a couple more videos on that thread of him too. Nice looking East Texas buck and under a deer feeder! He's contradicting everything I've learned about hunting the piney woods. Been showing up like clockwork every morning. I don't even have a night time pic of him
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:55 AM   #68
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First one who post a video of a coon trying to get past slinky's on their feeder wins free tickets to next years Bownanza!


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Old 07-12-2017, 12:04 PM   #69
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61 post and no mention of that buck and that drop? Looks to be a hell of a buck anymore pics?
see my post #18
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Old 07-12-2017, 12:48 PM   #70
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Silly putty.

It's on the same aisle in Walmart.
Now that's some funny ****

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Old 07-12-2017, 01:43 PM   #71
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I honestly can't believe this worked. Can't wait to try it out!
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Old 07-12-2017, 02:04 PM   #72
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Yeah. Having some squirrel touch your unit would not be a good thing.
That would be bad. Squirrels are known to to eat nuts.

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Old 07-12-2017, 02:14 PM   #73
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Guilty! I poured a trail of beer from my stand to yours then left several beers under your feeder. I wasn't sure what kind they drank. Apparently they ain't picky




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Where's your feeder at?? Heck I wanna come hang out with the coons!!!


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Old 07-12-2017, 02:20 PM   #74
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Where's your feeder at?? Heck I wanna come hang out with the coons!!!


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I....uh....well....hmmm....never mind.
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Old 07-12-2017, 02:20 PM   #75
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this^^^^ is what i think may happen in time. Mine have been out for 18 days and no coon has said, "hold my beer and watch this". At least not yet.
lmao!!!
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:14 PM   #76
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**** Dollar General slinkies won't fit 2 inch square feeder legs. I guess I'm going to have to go to Walmart sometime this week after I drop all my stuff off at the cabin
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:22 PM   #77
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**** Dollar General slinkies won't fit 2 inch square feeder legs. I guess I'm going to have to go to Walmart sometime this week after I drop all my stuff off at the cabin
Will an original slinky fit 2" square tubing? You would think a knockoff would be the same size.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:29 PM   #78
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Hmmmm..... now all we need to do is figure out how to incorporate fidget spinners into our hunting.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:32 PM   #79
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**** Dollar General slinkies won't fit 2 inch square feeder legs. I guess I'm going to have to go to Walmart sometime this week after I drop all my stuff off at the cabin
You need the square cut slinkies for square tubing. Best bet is to check Amazon online and hope they didn't sell out yesterday.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:49 PM   #80
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Will an original slinky fit 2" square tubing? You would think a knockoff would be the same size.



I think they are slinky juniors
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:56 PM   #81
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I think they are slinky juniors
Just an FYI, the original slinky has an OD of 2 3/4".
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:50 PM   #82
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These were less than 2 inches
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:58 PM   #83
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I bet this would also work to keep snakes out of bird feeders.
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Old 07-12-2017, 05:04 PM   #84
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I bet this would also work to keep snakes out of bird feeders.
I was thinking bird houses and snakes. I bet it would work.
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Old 07-13-2017, 02:54 AM   #85
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Just an FYI, the original slinky has an OD of 2 3/4".
after extensive research late last night, I have discovered there are a multitude of "original" Slinkies.

the junior is too small, the new ones they sell in a three pack on Amazon are made of lighter metal than the original original, the original in the vintage packaging is made in China and is still shorter and lighter than the real original.

I don't know if any of that helps anyone.
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Old 07-13-2017, 05:31 AM   #86
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http://m.ebay.com/itm/Original-Slink...%257Ciid%253A2
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:33 AM   #87
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The ones I used looked just like that, but $2.99 at Walmart. I didn't buy a 3 pack. They were sold separately.
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:48 AM   #88
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61 post and no mention of that buck and that drop? Looks to be a hell of a buck anymore pics?
Photoshop, ain't no deer in East Texas!
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:49 AM   #89
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Well I was really hoping to get some hilarious video, but since I've installed them the coons touch the slinky and run away. When they grab it the whole slinky moves and they just don't like it. I'm still hoping a brave one will show up and give it the ole college try
Not me ! If this is true and a brave one tries and figures it out ...game over
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:47 AM   #90
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Pulled cards again yesterday hoping for some good coon video. I don't even have coons at my feeder anymore. I guess they found someone else's feeder that doesn't have slinky's on it
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Old 07-17-2017, 02:52 PM   #91
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I think the Mansfield area TBH'ers cleaned out our Walmart
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Old 07-17-2017, 03:08 PM   #92
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I am visualizing the merchandising rep for that Walmart store trying to figure out why Slinky sales went up 1000% overnight! Hahaha. Somebody is scratching their head and saying "What the $;@??????"
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Old 07-17-2017, 03:11 PM   #93
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I just got to see it first hand.

Dude was like... "wow we've really had a run on slinkys"
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Old 07-17-2017, 03:16 PM   #94
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Old 07-17-2017, 05:12 PM   #95
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Hell, for $20, I'm buying Slinkies!! Can't hurt!!

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Old 07-17-2017, 05:55 PM   #96
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Well frank. I guess I'm gonna have to pick up some Slinkys in San Angelo for my directional feeder since I'm headed out today and my feeder is low. I'm assuming you just zip tie the top side AC? I guess its worth a shot for $12

Where does a fella get slinkys these days? Walmart? Dollar store? I need 4.
Jason, please keep us posted, if these work I'm going to need a bunch of these things.
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Old 07-17-2017, 05:56 PM   #97
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Ha my mind is working. I hate coons. I found these, Extra Large for a few dollars more.

https://www.homesciencetools.com/sli...iABEgKyo_D_BwE
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Old 07-17-2017, 05:57 PM   #98
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I just got to see it first hand.

Dude was like... "wow we've really had a run on slinkys"


That's awesome!
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Old 07-17-2017, 06:07 PM   #99
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Once the slinky higher ups find out whats going on they will make them camo and triple the price!

Sorry kids around the world
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Old 07-17-2017, 06:13 PM   #100
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Jason, please keep us posted, if these work I'm going to need a bunch of these things.


I didn't end up finding any to fit my 2" square tubing legs. I fixed my directional coon issue though.
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