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Trail Cameras through the years
« on: December 10, 2017, 08:39:22 PM »
Thought this might be a fun topic, as i was resetting cams today and adding some cams i thought it would fun to show how cams have changed from years past.
In the pics are 3 cams from different years that i still use, the cam on the left i think i have had for 13+ years, the battery is at the end of its life so i may retire it, the one in the middle is like 5-6 years old and the one on the right is only a year old.
The second pic i put the battery from the big older cam next to the newest cam, its about the same size!  :yike:
Imagine putting out 6-8 cams like the one on the left  :chuckle:, the battery has to be recharged, the one in the middle takes C batteries and the newest takes 4 AAA.
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Re: Trail Cameras through the years
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2017, 05:53:11 AM »
Hi,... Kool subject!!!!

I have a 10 year old Bushnell that is almost as large as the "big one" in yer picture. Runs off of 6 "D" size batteries. I still use this camera.

I also have 2 of the small one's that are the same as in your picture. While they are nice and light, ... the ole Bushnell takes much better quality pictures, especially at night when using it's IR flash.

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Re: Trail Cameras through the years
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2017, 07:56:06 AM »
I remember some of my older cams. It was all I could do to get Three of them in my Badlands pack.  :chuckle:
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Re: Trail Cameras through the years
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2017, 08:09:30 AM »
Anybody go back a little farther to the days of the 35mm film trail cams? 

Not only had to wait out the soak time, but then had to add-in the time it took to get the film developed on top of that.
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Re: Trail Cameras through the years
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 08:52:56 AM »
Yea I had the 35mm trail cams, before that I had the one where the trigger was a piece of thread tied to a trigger on the cam then to a tree on the other side of the trail.

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Re: Trail Cameras through the years
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2017, 02:43:47 PM »
Anybody go back a little farther to the days of the 35mm film trail cams? 

Not only had to wait out the soak time, but then had to add-in the time it took to get the film developed on top of that.


You guys had cameras?  :chuckle:

I still have 2 of the old trail timers.....the ones where you tied a string across the trail, and when a critter came by and hit the trip wire, it would pull a strap out of the little onboard clock, stopping it so youd know what time the critter came by. I will have to dig em out and take a pic.

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