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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Miss Lydia, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    We want to purchase a game camera but are not sure which one. We were hoping ya'll that have them could give advise. Thanks [we just want one for here at our home to see whats moving around at night]. Price around $125.00 or less.
     

  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Songster

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    I like moultrie there user freindly.The model I have is I45 GameSpy Digital Camera.
     
  3. Robo

    Robo Songster

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    I use the Moultrie Game Spy for deer. It's in color, takes video, uses a regular sd card, and it's very user friendly.
     
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Songster

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    Quote:Yup--I keep mine in a fairly permanent place and just change out the SD card which my computer will read.
     
  5. Robo

    Robo Songster

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    I move mine once a month or so. I had ten until some nut came through ripping them off trees. I caught him while I was setting in my stand. He had already pawned them, but he gave me what they were worth so I didn't call the cops.
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Thanks for advise, I was looking on ebay and saw the moultrie not sure if it was 145 will have to look again what is a good price for one of the 145's? if you don't mind me asking. Thanks.
     
  7. Robo

    Robo Songster

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Used or new?
     

  8. Titania

    Titania Chirping

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    i haven't had any luck using a game camera to see what's coming around my coop at night. I had the moultry ir55 at first at that really had trouble waking up from sleep mode. It wouldn't even catch me as I checked on my coop at night. The photos were phenomenal for the price.

    Now I have the primose truth cam 46 and it wakes out of sleep much more easily, but still doesn't quite catch whatever is coming by. But it will at least catch me closing up at night.

    I think that game cams are built to pick up motion directly in a narrow field. I think a deer at a feeder is exactly what these cameras will shoot. But, the coop is such a wide field so I struggle finding the right angle/distance for small, quick, nighttime predators. I don't know how to make it work for my coop. I'm thinking the concept of the plotwatcher is what I need, but the plotwatcher doesn't do nighttime shots. I don't know what the best solution is.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:new
     
  10. Robo

    Robo Songster

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Basspro has them listed for a hundred right now on the website. That's a heck of a deal, you might want to check it out.
     

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