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Old 10-16-2021, 08:38 AM   #1
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Looking forward for this first front and chill in the air.. waiting for feeder and never throws. Irritating. First day not to? Not all week? When this happens I can say it bumms me out. Still have hand corn out but not very optimistic now.

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Old 10-16-2021, 08:47 AM   #2
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I have heck with feeders and trail cams.. seems like they are always broke.
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Old 10-16-2021, 09:07 AM   #3
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get out and trip it . What do you have to lose?
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Old 10-16-2021, 09:26 AM   #4
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Old 10-16-2021, 09:27 AM   #5
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Thats why you shouldn't rely on those things
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Old 10-16-2021, 09:28 AM   #6
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Looks like someone stole your feeder, if that pic is where it’s supposed to be!!!!

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Old 10-16-2021, 09:55 AM   #7
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Looks like someone stole your feeder, if that pic is where it’s supposed to be!!!!

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That would explain it not throwing.
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Old 10-16-2021, 12:35 PM   #8
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Hate when that happens. I have 2 feeders side by side throwing 45 min apart because it happened often to me 8-10 years ago.

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Old 10-16-2021, 01:27 PM   #9
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Never been a problem ..Yea i had a few failures...But rare..Just gota keep up with Battery voltage /connectors/clean corn/no water leaks into (causing plugs)/keep varmint free and tearing up stuff.....I got 4 or 5 goin most of time
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Old 10-16-2021, 03:26 PM   #10
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Where’s the feeder ??
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Old 10-16-2021, 03:32 PM   #11
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Only free choice feeders for me.
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Old 10-16-2021, 03:32 PM   #12
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Mine didn’t throw this morning either. Yesterday pm worked fine. Battery is good, time set correct, test throw perfect. Got a buddy who’s hunted many, many years. He has 2 feeders at each stand.
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Old 10-16-2021, 04:08 PM   #13
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Feeder and trail cam maintenance is never ending

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Old 10-16-2021, 05:01 PM   #14
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Could be worse 500 pounds on the ground and rained on
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Old 10-16-2021, 05:16 PM   #15
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Shot my buck last year when the feeder didn’t throw. Almost bailed but sat it out. I have bailed before. I love the sound of the feeder throwing.
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Old 10-16-2021, 05:22 PM   #16
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My daughter keeps a can with pebbles inside it in her stand. She shakes it and the hogs come in like it’s a dinner bell.
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Old 10-16-2021, 06:16 PM   #17
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That would explain it not throwing.
Funny but not funny.. few years ago had one I filled 350lbs day before and next morning, I was waiting to hear it, and sun comes out... it was stolen. Not a single kernel left, feeder and 350lbs of corn.

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Old 10-16-2021, 06:18 PM   #18
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Could be worse 500 pounds on the ground and rained on
Let me guess" the timer "

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Old 10-16-2021, 06:25 PM   #19
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Not sure Judge feeder timer says Judge on it but the spinner plate came off the motor brand new feeder
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Old 10-17-2021, 08:10 AM   #20
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Go walk around!
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Old 10-17-2021, 08:14 AM   #21
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Go walk around!
and actually hunt……
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Old 10-17-2021, 08:24 AM   #22
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Had problems last couple years with my feeder. Learned to bring couple bags of corn to hand corn and extra batteries with me to blind. Even got a back up motor/timer now just in case I need to swap out. Hand corn saved me now it’s just part of the routine.
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Old 10-17-2021, 10:21 AM   #23
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Hand corn and vanilla……..no worries
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Old 10-17-2021, 10:22 AM   #24
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and actually hunt……
Lots If folks would never kill a deer with a bow again if feeders were outlawed
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Old 10-17-2021, 10:27 AM   #25
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Lots If folks would never kill a deer with a bow again if feeders were outlawed
And we’d still be riding horses if vehicles were outlawed… thank goodness both aren’t outlawed!!
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Old 10-17-2021, 10:28 AM   #26
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