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Old 05-06-2016, 08:50 AM   #51
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Looking good
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Old 05-06-2016, 01:44 PM   #52
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First great looking feeder. 2nd i would suggest the welds being 2 on 6 because of the weight
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Old 05-06-2016, 01:46 PM   #53
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First great looking feeder. 2nd i would suggest the welds being 2 on 6 because of the weight
I don't understand what you're saying about the welds.

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Old 05-06-2016, 02:00 PM   #54
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Sorry. 2" weld every 6" 2 on 6 is just lazy fab shop talk
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Old 05-06-2016, 03:15 PM   #55
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That should keep everything pretty safe.







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Old 05-06-2016, 04:02 PM   #56
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That sure looks like one stout feeder you got there

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Old 05-06-2016, 04:16 PM   #57
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Connection between battery box and feeder.



Sealing lockouts



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Old 05-06-2016, 04:29 PM   #58
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Old 05-06-2016, 04:36 PM   #59
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Appreciate all of the positive comments. I like tinkering with metal but I love building stuff out of wood.



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Old 05-06-2016, 04:39 PM   #60
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Better figure out a way to lock the ammo can. I had coons open mine and rip everything out several times.
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Old 05-06-2016, 04:40 PM   #61
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Better figure out a way to lock the ammo can. I had coons open mine and rip everything out several times.
It'll have a hasp on it.

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Old 05-10-2016, 08:07 PM   #62
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I don't have an artistic bone in my body, but I think that turned out ok.



Still waiting on motor assembly to arrive.

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Old 05-10-2016, 08:30 PM   #63
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Nice work. Should last for years.
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Old 05-10-2016, 09:11 PM   #64
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Looks good
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:26 AM   #65
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Worked on the cage a little.





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Old 05-12-2016, 12:16 PM   #66
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Very nice!!!!!
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Old 05-12-2016, 02:46 PM   #67
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Nicely done!
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:37 PM   #68
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Beginnings of a solar panel mount.



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Old 05-12-2016, 09:15 PM   #69
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Old 05-12-2016, 09:29 PM   #70
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Beginnings of a solar panel mount.



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That is a great idea!!!!
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Old 05-12-2016, 09:34 PM   #71
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I like that panel mount where you can set direction and tighten it in place. Good idea.
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Old 05-12-2016, 09:48 PM   #72
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Great build
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Old 05-12-2016, 10:15 PM   #73
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Very nice. How many hours do you think you put into it?
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Old 05-12-2016, 10:15 PM   #74
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The box on the right is a charge controller. Keeps from over charging battery because I'm running a 20 watt panel.

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Old 05-12-2016, 10:18 PM   #75
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Very nice. How many hours do you think you put into it?
Maybe 20 hours, part of that was spent sitting on my stool with a beer in my hand, thinking.

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Old 05-12-2016, 10:23 PM   #76
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If you need a directional feeder go see Krivoman. Heck of a nice guy and this thing is built like a tank.




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Old 05-12-2016, 10:29 PM   #77
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Awesome feeder!
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Old 05-13-2016, 06:10 PM   #78
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Just hand me the ****n screwdriver, please.



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Old 05-13-2016, 06:11 PM   #79
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Solar panel is working great.



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Old 05-13-2016, 08:53 PM   #80
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very nice build
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Old 05-14-2016, 12:32 PM   #81
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It throws 40 feet with no problem.



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Old 05-14-2016, 11:55 PM   #82
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Sweet setup for sure. Deer will hear that thing from miles away
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Old 05-15-2016, 12:40 AM   #83
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Sweet setup for sure. Deer will hear that thing from miles away
Thanks Mitch. You build a heck of a feeder unit. This is the most powerful feeder motor I've ever seen.

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Old 05-15-2016, 07:19 PM   #84
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Very well done. I like it.
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Old 07-24-2016, 08:20 PM   #85
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Due to work I hadn't had a chance to get the feeder going. Took it up today and got it set up. It held 700 pounds, may have been able to cram 750 in it but all I had was 700.

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Old 07-26-2016, 09:54 AM   #86
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Tagging this for a day when I am very ambitious.
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Old 07-26-2016, 10:11 AM   #87
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Hey bud do you have a link for that latch?

Also what did you use to frame out the fill opening?
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Old 07-26-2016, 10:12 AM   #88
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Oh and great job on the feeder!
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Old 07-26-2016, 10:25 AM   #89
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Looks good!
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Old 07-26-2016, 10:42 AM   #90
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Hey bud do you have a link for that latch?

Also what did you use to frame out the fill opening?
https://www.amazon.com/POWERTEC-2030...owertech+20302

Lip on fill opening is 1 1/4"x 1/8 flat stock.
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Old 07-27-2016, 05:02 AM   #91
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Nice!!!!!
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Old 01-23-2020, 07:54 AM   #92
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Great job on feeder and boat...Wow lots of great ideas! great camera work too....THX
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