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Offline ZaneHunts

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New trail cams
« on: April 11, 2021, 01:24:30 PM »
Hey everyone, I'm looking to get a couple new trail cameras but I'm not sure which ones are good and which are a waste of money. I'm looking for something preferably under $100.

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2021, 02:38:50 PM »
Stealth cam is all Iíve ever used, never had a problem. Just bought some wild game innovation to give a go but havenít put them in the field yet.

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2021, 02:55:24 PM »
Moultrie, bushnell and cuddeback have been my go to cams.   I recently bought two bogpod clandestine cameras.  I have them hung and will be checking them in a couple weeks.  I have super high hopes for them as the test the trials at the house turned out well. 

For the price you mention, I would be looking at the moultrie a700 series or bushnell core series.

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2021, 05:53:15 PM »
Whats available in cigarette pack size or smaller ?  Keep waiting for good hidden ones - can't be that hard?  Skip interface and screen and just use phone to see/control, aaa's or remote battery.  Anything out there yet? 

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2021, 12:57:58 PM »
Okay, thanks guys! I'll probably try out a stealth cam and see how that does.

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2021, 01:14:57 PM »
Stealth cam is all Iíve ever used, never had a problem. Just bought some wild game innovation to give a go but havenít put them in the field yet.

Wild Game is all I use now. Over 5 years on some of them and no issues.
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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2021, 02:08:06 PM »
watch camofire. They have, usually tuesday, deals of stealth cams.
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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2021, 02:43:51 PM »
I've used cuddeback, Bushnell, stealthcam,  and moultrie, I will not buy anything other than moultrie again. I had problems with all, but very few with the moultrie cams. :twocents:

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2021, 04:46:01 PM »
I've got at least 10 of the sub $50 stealth cams from camo-fire out.  Only had one of them fail so far.  My first few cameras were more expensive, and have been great, but I prefer Buying 4 cameras to the price of 1 now.  I currently have 17 out, and am hoping to check my first one of the year this weekend.  Have another 5 sitting in the cupboard that I have plans to put out this year too.  I think I'm addicted.  :)

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2021, 05:01:59 PM »
I've got at least 10 of the sub $50 stealth cams from camo-fire out.  Only had one of them fail so far.  My first few cameras were more expensive, and have been great, but I prefer Buying 4 cameras to the price of 1 now.  I currently have 17 out, and am hoping to check my first one of the year this weekend.  Have another 5 sitting in the cupboard that I have plans to put out this year too.  I think I'm addicted.  :)

How is the the image quality on the cheaper stealth cams?

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2021, 05:48:29 PM »
Canít speak to the stealth cams but my experience with really cheap cams is you get horrible night and motion pics.  Any cam will take decent pics in good daylight conditions. 

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2021, 02:01:49 PM »
I've got at least 10 of the sub $50 stealth cams from camo-fire out.  Only had one of them fail so far.  My first few cameras were more expensive, and have been great, but I prefer Buying 4 cameras to the price of 1 now.  I currently have 17 out, and am hoping to check my first one of the year this weekend.  Have another 5 sitting in the cupboard that I have plans to put out this year too.  I think I'm addicted.  :)

How is the the image quality on the cheaper stealth cams?

Not awesome, but adequate for the most part.  Day pictures are great, but there's definitely a difference between my $250 bushnell/ moultrie and the cheapos when it comes to night pictures.  Still prefer quantity over quality as my goal is simply to find target animals and areas. 

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Re: New trail cams
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2021, 10:36:37 PM »
started buying wildview 12mp cams last year for $35 to try. Been super impressed and will be buying more. cant go wrong for that money and never hurts when they break, bears eat them or people walk off with them

 


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