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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #25 on: April 13, 2017, 09:38:04 PM »
I didn't order any after seeing some reviews on them. I think they're $20 for a reason.
Look at the 2 reviews here. Is it not the same camera?
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/895288/wildgame-innovations-razor-6-x-infrared-game-camera-6-megapixel-swirl-camo

 I aint goin to put all the gas, time and effort into putting up a pos camera and come back later to find crappy pics or it doesn't work.  :twocents:

Hope they work out great!

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #26 on: April 13, 2017, 09:44:31 PM »
I didn't order any after seeing some reviews on them. I think they're $20 for a reason.
Look at the 2 reviews here. Is it not the same camera?
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/895288/wildgame-innovations-razor-6-x-infrared-game-camera-6-megapixel-swirl-camo

 I aint goin to put all the gas, time and effort into putting up a pos camera and come back later to find crappy pics or it doesn't work.  :twocents:

Hope they work out great!

Might've been a smart move on your part! We'll see. At least I'll only be out $40.

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #27 on: April 14, 2017, 06:42:11 PM »
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #28 on: April 14, 2017, 07:44:08 PM »
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Tasco-3MP-Night-Vision-Trail-Camera-Black/45030983





Found these . Anyone know anything about em ?
3 megapixel's? Don't think photo quality will be to good.  :dunno:
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #29 on: April 14, 2017, 09:10:00 PM »
I used to get lots of decent pictures with a Tasco like that one. It's not the greatest camera but it's sure worth $21.

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2017, 10:32:23 PM »
I have one takes better pics than you would think . Also no big loss if someone were to take it

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #31 on: April 19, 2017, 03:59:08 PM »
Got my camera today and the ups guy drops it,  :yike: :yike:!  Hope it works!  We'll see.

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #32 on: April 19, 2017, 09:56:48 PM »
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #33 on: April 20, 2017, 05:18:17 AM »
Camofire just had a huge sale on a bunch of different models. I got 2 Bushnells. keep an eye over there if ya missed out. they'll probably pop up again soon.
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #34 on: April 20, 2017, 06:27:26 AM »
Mine didn't show up, hopefully today. :(
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #35 on: April 21, 2017, 10:39:59 AM »
Got them today, they look better than the Bushnell ones.
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #36 on: May 19, 2017, 12:33:06 PM »
I finally got one of these cameras set up last weekend. I'm definitely happy with it considering it was only $19.99. I didn't get that many pictures yet, but did get a few. The problem was the darn elk moved it at some point so it was no longer pointed at the trail. Mostly what I got were close ups. The regular daytime pictures in color look pretty decent. I'll post a few. The first one is me walking away after I got it set up. The next picture of the elk is the only one I got before the camera was moved. I'll try to check it again Sunday evening and hopefully I'll get some better pictures then. I may decide to move it to a different tree if I can find one that will work where they're less likely to rub up against the camera, as elk always seem to like to do.

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2017, 12:40:38 PM »
They seem to hold up well in a bear attack.   :tup:





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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2017, 12:42:18 PM »


biggest bear I ever killed was a Monroe springer...

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #39 on: May 19, 2017, 12:44:03 PM »
I wouldn't be surprised to have a bear chew on my camera. I had one camera out there a couple years ago that a bear tried to pull off the tree. It wasn't able to break the strap so the camera hung on, but the hinges were broken, or at least bent to where the camera was no longer waterproof. Luckily it was a Tasco that i had only paid $40 for

SkyBuster- was that your camera?

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #40 on: May 19, 2017, 02:59:42 PM »
Guys, Get yourselves some of these mounts.  They can screw in if the cam has a camera hotshoe mount on bottom.
Slate River EZ cam mount

If your cam does not have screw in ability, you can buy a double sided tape plate as well.
EZ Aim and stick adapter

Then get yourself 3-4 climbing steps:
Ameristep Step up tree steps.

Then climb up the tree a few feet with the steps and then screw the EZ mount in just above your head level (so can still reach and turn on cam and aim it).  Turn it on, climb back down and remove your steps and on to the next spot.

That will get them up in the tree and harder for tampering by 4 or 2 legged varmints...

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #41 on: May 19, 2017, 03:22:46 PM »

SkyBuster- was that your camera?

Yes, I bought 3,  I haven't checked the other 2 since I put them out.  But the chewed on camera seemed to work fine after I put the batteries back in.
biggest bear I ever killed was a Monroe springer...

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #42 on: May 19, 2017, 09:19:20 PM »
I can't get mine to work at night.  :dunno:

But the day photos are better than the bushnells.
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #43 on: May 24, 2017, 09:09:50 PM »
Checked this camera again tonight. Got a few more decent pictures. I also have the Bushnell out that was $24.99 and I'm liking it a bit better. For one thing it does bursts, while the WGI only takes one picture at a time, with a 15 second delay. I have the Bushnell set to take 3 shot, and I believe I have the delay set at 10 seconds. So obviously it just gets more pictures. Still not 100% sure though. I turned the WGI 180 degrees hoping that perhaps the lighting will be better. I noticed this evening that the sun was shining directly into the camera, which isn't good. At least the elk didn't rub up against it and move it this time.

Boss 300 win mag-  I'm beginning to wonder if my camera isn't working at night. So far I have no night pictures. There are a few just around sunset where it was dark enough that it went into IR mode. But nothing during complete darkness, which is odd. Are the elk just not moving at night?

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #44 on: May 24, 2017, 11:03:37 PM »
I had the bushnell and wgi next to each other, night pics on bushnell none one wgi.
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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #45 on: May 24, 2017, 11:11:52 PM »
I'm kinda glad I didn't get one ,i kinda like my night photos,i have a older wild game cam that doesn't take night pic too.

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #46 on: May 24, 2017, 11:42:56 PM »
I'll have to put another one of my Busnells next to the WGI and see what happens.

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #47 on: May 25, 2017, 04:52:42 AM »
BOSS - That 3rnd burst can be very useful.  Hunting partner and I had cams out last year and the ones set on 3-round had 3x as many picts, but we also found they had more useful picts.  There were times when something happened fast or camera trigged before something fully visible and only one of the three shots would catch something and it was not the 1st picture but often #2 or 3 catching something following, or such.  Smaller animals, running young animals, etc.  Nice thing is these days the cost of memory cards is low, so just put a 16 or 32gb card in and never worry about storage..

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #48 on: May 25, 2017, 08:44:03 PM »
Hey Bobcat, what the hell is the third pic in that last set? I just cant figure it out...lol
Ears?......2 elk?.........

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Re: MIDWAY USA GAME SALE!!!!!! $19.99
« Reply #49 on: May 25, 2017, 09:50:35 PM »
Hey Bobcat, what the hell is the third pic in that last set? I just cant figure it out...lol
Ears?......2 elk?.........
Looks like 2 elk standing side by side
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