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Old 01-04-2016, 11:49 AM   #201
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Mine has been under water all season!
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Old 01-04-2016, 12:20 PM   #202
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I'm doing this. I especially like the fact that you can attach noise makers to it. At my farmstead, my travel trailer is only about 200 yards - through some trees - to where the pigs eat at my feeder and where I hunt. If I could do this, and hear them feeding it would reduce my time in the stand.
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Old 02-01-2016, 08:28 PM   #203
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Gonna have to make a couple of these. Seems like a neat idea!
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Old 01-17-2017, 01:25 AM   #204
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Old 01-17-2017, 12:48 PM   #205
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Old 01-17-2017, 01:12 PM   #206
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I'm gunna have to try this!!
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Old 01-17-2017, 03:29 PM   #207
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Im going to make some this weekend. Great idea!
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:44 PM   #208
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I'm doing this. I especially like the fact that you can attach noise makers to it. At my farmstead, my travel trailer is only about 200 yards - through some trees - to where the pigs eat at my feeder and where I hunt. If I could do this, and hear them feeding it would reduce my time in the stand.
I'm curious. Let us know how the deer react to the pig pipe. I've seen deer kick and paw gravity feeders wondering if this would get the same reaction and use just one type of feeder.
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Old 01-19-2017, 09:11 AM   #209
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Great idea.
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Old 01-20-2017, 03:31 PM   #210
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When they first came out with the plastic one liter soda bottles, I used them the same way for deer. they went nuts on them!
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Old 01-20-2017, 03:50 PM   #211
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I've used them. Work great. As others have said, once they find them, they'll flat wear a hole in the ground till every last kernal is out. Adding rocks helps. the rattle inside, keeps them interested. Only other advice i'd give is to go with a very strong eye bolt in the end you attach the chain/cable too. and use lock washers when you tighten it in. otherwise, over time, it comes out.
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Old 01-20-2017, 03:51 PM   #212
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Oh, and less holes = better.
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Old 05-28-2017, 01:18 PM   #213
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Old 09-28-2017, 02:15 PM   #214
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never used them but im gonna give them a try this season
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Old 09-28-2017, 03:05 PM   #215
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Old 09-29-2017, 07:53 AM   #216
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I have a question for the veteran corn pipe experts..........

do you guys think a big mature deer would be scared off by one of these?

I am about to build my first pig pipe but I want to keep my deer
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Old 09-29-2017, 08:37 AM   #217
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Bill, here, is on our lease has one, and a bell in his stand.and one on the pipe...
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Old 09-29-2017, 10:46 AM   #218
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Got this tie down idea from watching one of the Alaska shows. He'd use these to tie down his pups. Drive a 1.5 or 1.75" pipe ~3' into the ground and drop this stake into it. Fasten your pig pipe and its a done deal. Simple as dropping it in. Only concern is the size of the hole to fasten your chain/cable. Easy fix though.

http://www.coldspotfeeds.com/rebar-s...-tie-outs.html

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Old 09-29-2017, 11:23 AM   #219
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Got this tie down idea from watching one of the Alaska shows. He'd use these to tie down his pups. Drive a 1.5 or 1.75" pipe ~3' into the ground and drop this stake into it. Fasten your pig pipe and its a done deal. Simple as dropping it in. Only concern is the size of the hole to fasten your chain/cable. Easy fix though.

http://www.coldspotfeeds.com/rebar-s...-tie-outs.html

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Sure. Also another poster said this worked well: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002DITLC
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Old 09-29-2017, 11:24 AM   #220
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Sure. Also another poster said this worked well: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002DITLC
Missed that one. Very cool/easy!!
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Old 10-06-2017, 01:59 PM   #221
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For those making new ones, I suggest taking a look at post 162. I was surprised at how many times I would go out and play find the barrel after I walked up on a t post with just a broken chain on it.
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Old 10-06-2017, 02:13 PM   #222
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I put an arrow in this guy while he was pushing the drum around. Unfortunately, I didn't find him until the next week when I was looking for another hog I shot at the feeder. By then, there wasn't much meat left.

I am pretty new to hunting, and I've learned a lot of things the hard way. I tried buying lower weight rated quick links, swivels, chains all to save money, but the hogs definitely stress tested the materials and showed me that design mattered and materials mattered.
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Old 10-06-2017, 05:00 PM   #223
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For those making new ones, I suggest taking a look at post 162. I was surprised at how many times I would go out and play find the barrel after I walked up on a t post with just a broken chain on it.
How do you incorporate the 162 design (it's missing pics so I can't see it all) with the cavity for marbles/rocks?
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Old 08-04-2021, 02:24 PM   #224
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I did away with swivels, and chain.

This method still holding up well, cable run through end and clamped rather than using eye bolts & swivels? Planning on doing this on my next set.
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Old 08-04-2021, 02:51 PM   #225
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I use the drain field pipe. It already has the holes in it. I just cap both ends with an eye bolt on one end for anchoring it. Works great. You can fill them with corn, wrap with plastic wrap and carry them in to some hard to get to places. Stake them, remove the plastic and your good to go in a day or two usually.
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Old 08-04-2021, 03:35 PM   #226
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We use one in our pig pen with rocks in it so it still sounds like it has corn in it when its empty. We let the pigs get to it when were not there to check the pen. They love it and we've caught plenty of pigs using it.
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Old 08-04-2021, 04:12 PM   #227
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I have two at the ranch and they will empty them quick once they find them. If they somehow get them un attached from whatever you have them hooked to they will take them a ways off and then you have to go find them so make sure your attachment is good.
This.... I had mine attached to the end plug with an eyebolt... they managed to make the eyebolt come loose from the pipe and I never did find the pipe back.
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Old 08-04-2021, 04:15 PM   #228
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Milk jig is cheaper
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Old 08-05-2021, 12:22 PM   #229
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Here's just one of many pics of my pig pipe as mentioned by Jakesfish. I went to Tractor Supply and bought two bells with identical tones. You can see one mounted to the top of the upright post with the chain attached. The other was in my blind. Theoretically you should be able to ring the bell that's inside the blind and any pig within earshot should come running. I don't think they got that memo. A couple things I learned: You can't have too many swivels on your chain. I ended up with one at the pipe and one at the upright post. I had too many holes drilled, or else they were too large. I ended up taping over a couple of them and the pipe wasn't emptied as quickly. I put marbles inside so they would think there was always corn available even if there wasn't. I'm not sure they got that memo either. All in all I was pleased with how it attracted the hogs. I was disappointed not to be there when they happened by.
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Old 08-19-2021, 05:42 PM   #230
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So I finally set out my hog barrel 3wks ago. It took my unejumakated hogs about 2wks to figured it out. The barrel is a blue plastic 13gal barrel with a cow bell attached to it. The smaller hogs are still trying to figure it out lol. After reviewing some the vids some of the groups stuck around for over 4hrs jacking with the barrel. I drilled 8 3/8” holes so it only drops a few kernels at a time. It was still half full when I checked it yesterday.

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Old 08-19-2021, 07:52 PM   #231
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They work great. Just what ever hardware you use upgrade it 10x. They will tear it up!!!
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Old 08-22-2021, 12:54 PM   #232
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Milk jig is cheaper
How many jugs you going to have to use to replace after they get torn up?
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Old 10-28-2021, 10:58 AM   #233
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Great DIY
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Old 10-28-2021, 11:04 AM   #234
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I have made and used them several times with success. I use a coated cable dog leash with the screw in thing you by at home depot. they could spin that thing as much as they wanted and it wouldnt knot up. The one I liked the most I had an old cow bell attatched to the end so I new they were there.
Like that cow bell idea....
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Old 10-28-2021, 03:52 PM   #235
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Like that cow bell idea....
Lol, it lets me know when the hogs are there. On a clear calm night that cowbell can be heard from over 1/2 mile away.
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Old 11-15-2021, 02:15 PM   #236
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pro tip, add a swivel in the center to keep the chain from binding up.

https://www.fntpost.com/Products/Swi...n-Line+Swivels
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Old 11-20-2021, 11:11 PM   #237
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We used a small drum with good success. A lid with bolt ring.
And an eye bolt in the middle of the bottom. Few holes on each side”
Chained to a slick pipe with a metal ring on the end of the chain over the pipe

The pvc pipes I built got chewed by squirrels around the holes.

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Old 12-01-2021, 03:00 AM   #238
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i used to do this with 2-liter soda bottles. Deer would kick them around the pasture.
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Old 12-01-2021, 07:35 AM   #239
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The deer play with our pipes more than the hogs do, based on camera pics. We have two set up in two different feeder pens. Anchored to a 4' piece of 5/8" rebar on a chain/ring so it can spin.

This past weekend, my buddy found my pipe outside the pen fence, leaning up against a dead tree branch. The camera will hopefully tell the story when I get out there this weekend.
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Old 12-07-2021, 06:20 AM   #240
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Nice!!! Thanks advice!!
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Old 12-07-2021, 07:34 AM   #241
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Pics showed 3, 60-ish pound hogs pushing my pipe around and eventually got it off the rebar. They pushed it around the pen for about an hour, then finally got it out of camera view on the opposite end of the pen, in the branches. Hmmm!
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Old 12-07-2021, 07:47 AM   #242
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I must have done something wrong with mine. Put then where cameras could catch activity. Never got a pic of a pig using it...plenty of coons, but no pigs.
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Old 01-22-2022, 04:10 PM   #243
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Hahaha! Great instructions.
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Old 01-31-2022, 09:09 PM   #244
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Hahaha! Great instructions.
Anything else positive to add to the thread???
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Old 01-31-2022, 09:55 PM   #245
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Hahaha! Great instructions.
Interesting observations huh

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Old 03-02-2022, 01:37 PM   #246
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I am assembling mine now.

Foind one how to where rivets were used to secure the end pieces instead of pvc cement, I guess so he could open it back up if needed. Anyone else try that?

Also, how many holes ?

I am thinking two 1/2 inch holes at one end.

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Old 03-02-2022, 02:41 PM   #247
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I use 2 sheet metal screws to hold the caps onto my pipes. Never had an issue so far.
Mine are 4'-5' long and will hold right at 40 lbs each. I have a couple of 5/8" holes in each. You should be fine with (2) 1/2" holes.
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Old 03-02-2022, 03:17 PM   #248
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So just to try and clear a few things up....its 4" pipe about 5ft long, cap one end and put a screw on cap on the other end (not sure of technical name) and drill about 4 - 5/8" holes?? Whats the best way to put the marbles in without plugging the hole??...or is that not an issue?? And of course add a chain to secure it.
Ring on end of chain to slip over t-post. Make sure chain can swivel where attached to pipe
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Old 03-02-2022, 03:54 PM   #249
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Use heavier chain than you think you need. We have lost a couple of pipes
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Old 03-20-2022, 12:57 AM   #250
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I like it, used a few in east tx.
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