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Old 08-02-2013, 10:40 PM   #51
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:30 PM   #52
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Light is temporarily installed and waitin on a pig
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:48 PM   #53
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Standing by.

So did you hook it up to the feeder battery???
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:50 PM   #54
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For the ones that have been running this set up... Does the motion activated light spook them or not???
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:04 PM   #55
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Its a self contained unit with its own battery and solar panel.
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:08 PM   #56
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For the ones that have been running this set up... Does the motion activated light spook them or not???
Look at post #48. At my place its NO
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:31 PM   #57
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Look at post #48. At my place its NO
Awesome. I'm sold, thanks guys.
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Old 08-03-2013, 09:42 PM   #58
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Very cool
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:39 AM   #59
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Waiting on pics Lloyd.
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:35 AM   #60
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Waiting on pics Lloyd.
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:27 AM   #61
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Maybe. Daylight pics? What's up with that? Post some pics after dark with a dead pig laying under the McCoy light.
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:24 AM   #62
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Iphone takes crappy pics at night
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:43 AM   #63
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Did the pigs come in with the light?
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Old 08-04-2013, 01:02 PM   #64
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I left at 10:30. Bugs were eatin me
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Old 08-04-2013, 01:13 PM   #65
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You need a thermacell
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Old 08-04-2013, 04:47 PM   #66
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:23 PM   #67
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Gettin impatient in your old age. Attachment 526767
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If your hunting out of that tripod in the picture your going to have a heck of a time picking a spot to shoot the pigs because the light will be shinning on the opposite side of the pigs. You should have put the light over by the tripod.
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:47 PM   #68
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Tripod was temporary. Just put permanent blind up behind lightAttachment 527069
Light is mounted on 4x4 in the thick stuff on the right
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:24 PM   #69
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I just picked up 2 from costco for $29 each.
Cant wait to install them!
The little 4 led 100 lumen ones at home depot cost $20 so this is a hell of a deal. Especially since costco is great about returns if they stop working.
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:27 PM   #70
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I can't wait to see pics of animals under my feeder. Wondering if they notice it.
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Old 08-12-2013, 03:21 PM   #71
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great idea
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:32 PM   #72
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Old 08-16-2013, 07:38 PM   #73
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Seven days from right now ill be waitin on my light to light up this hippopotamus
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Old 08-16-2013, 07:48 PM   #74
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:16 PM   #75
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Old 08-22-2013, 01:17 PM   #76
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That's a really cool lookin hippo.. Smaller than I remember at the zoo.
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:06 PM   #77
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Thanks for the idea, gonna try it
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:14 PM   #78
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Great stuff.
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Old 08-26-2013, 06:31 PM   #79
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Thanks for the post. I have been wondering where to get that film
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:59 PM   #80
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Thanks for the post. I have been wondering where to get that film
U go get some yet?
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Old 08-26-2013, 08:34 PM   #81
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Old 08-27-2013, 09:22 AM   #82
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Bought mine at Harbor Freight. Decent light.
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Old 08-27-2013, 09:26 AM   #83
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I want a hippopotapig for Christmas. Only a hippopotapig will do.
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Old 09-01-2013, 04:00 PM   #84
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:17 PM   #85
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I like this much better but you get what you pay for.
What brand is the one you are using/like? Is it the Sniper Hawg light?
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:48 PM   #86
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What brand is the one you are using/like? Is it the Sniper Hawg light?
I think it is the sniper. Bout 250$
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Old 09-03-2013, 02:54 PM   #87
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Awesome. Just when you think you have it all set up, you realize that you don't.
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Old 09-03-2013, 04:17 PM   #88
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I wasn't payin 250$ for a light when I could make something else work for 60.
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:25 AM   #89
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I finally had time to go to my lease and set up my version of the light. It is mounted on 2" PVC and slides over a T post.




I tried to make as coon proof as possible.


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Old 09-04-2013, 07:12 AM   #90
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Thanks Lloyd! I was asking about that light in another post
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Old 09-04-2013, 03:53 PM   #91
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What Hobby Lobby did you find the Clear Lay at...or at least what section of the store? If you have never been to hobby lobby, it is a little overwhelming to the unfamiliar and the employees never seem to know where/what it is.

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Old 09-04-2013, 04:33 PM   #92
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What Hobby Lobby did you find the Clear Lay at...or at least what section of the store? If you have never been to hobby lobby, it is a little overwhelming to the unfamiliar and the employees never seem to know where/what it is.

Thanks for the help.
The one in Arlington on south cooper and I20
In the drafting section but I just looked and they are out.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:34 PM   #93
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I Thot so that's why I posted link. All about helpin a brother out! Love this site !
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:15 AM   #94
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I couldnt find the clear lay at Hobby Lobby. I picked up some tail light lens repair film at the auto supply. It cost me $1.71 with tax. The sheet looks like it is almost exactly twice a big at the lens for the light. That way you could do 2 layers if you wanted. They are self adhesive and I figure they could handle the heat from the LED's if the can handle the heat from and incandecents. I haven't tested, but will this weekend. Headed to the lease and going to put this out as a test on a feeder that has a lot of hogs on it.


Also, I found the light at Northern Tool on 45 and Rankin here in Houston on sale for $39. They had 10 or so in stock.
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:21 PM   #95
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I put two layers in mine at first to get them sort of used to it then I took out a layer. Twice as bright as it was imagine that. Name:  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1378423264.577716.jpg
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:24 AM   #96
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I put the tail light repair film on last night and it was too dark....looks like I will be searching for the clear lay again.

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Old 09-09-2013, 09:47 PM   #97
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Ill try to find the clear lay film again and will send to you if you want
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:09 PM   #98
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What brand is the one you are using/like? Is it the Sniper Hawg light?
Yup. It's pricey but a beast

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Old 09-10-2013, 08:40 AM   #99
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Ill try to find the clear lay film again and will send to you if you want
I appreciate it, but my buddy found some.

They also have the light at Harbor Freight for a little bit less.

On another note about this light...the solar panel on mine is actally a 12V panel. I assume there is a 6V step down voltage regualtor in it so that the internal batteries will get a full charge to 6V versus a 6v panel that may not hit 6 volts if it doesn't get enough sun.

I am going to wire a small 12V SLA battery to the solar panel with a diode that will feed the input to the light where the solar panel plugs in. When I tested it out, and connected the 12V battery, the light got brighter. Not sure if my internal 6V battery was fully charged though. It worked with adding the battery and didnt let the magic smoke out of the light.
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:23 AM   #100
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Good to know. Thanks for posting
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