New camera?

BULL MOOSE

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eders.com has an ad in Peterson's Hunting mag for the Game Country Hawk-eye Jr for $136.99. Is this a new camera? I have not been able to find a website for it.
 



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I believe this is the same camera my buddy bought.  Let just state that it doesn't work too well.  So far with two 36 exposure rolls he has 1 deer 2 hunters (one is him), a combine and many pictures of nothing but woods.

I told him he should build one.  But he wanted one in a hurry.
 

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 After coming to this site and seeing how easy it is to build my own cam for less than $100.(I have 2 so far)I cannot see any reason for looking at these high priced cams that will not work any better. (sensor and flash range is not any farther than we build here)
 

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Hi Bull Moose,
Passthru is right - build 'em yourself.

Game Country
229-883-4706
229-883-4766
http://www.game-country.com
2403 Commerce Lane
Albany, GA 31707

Link is a dud - just plays a Flash clip with no further info.

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Dat you Bull?
Is this the orginal "Bull Moose" who helped pioneer the trailcam project on tn deer??
...yoteee'
 

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You got it yotee!! The way we built these things was by studying the commercial models for ideas. i like the case on that Hawk-eye and the ease of access.Also, $140 is not a bad price on that thing.

BTW,
I loved the video for the bear contest pic that I received from you. I don't even have a camera out now, but I am trying to get one of these public land KY bucks.Gotta work opening morning of gun season.

(Edited by BULL MOOSE at 12:04 pm on Nov. 8, 2001)
 

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Hi Bull Moose,
Hacking a few of the commercial cams is how I started out building my own cams too, about 8 years back.

The enclosure for the Hawk-eye cam is made by Seahorse Manufacturing.  The only distributor I know of is a company called Serpac.  These boxes are similar to the Pelican boxes and cost ~$2.00 less.  My opinion is that the Pelican boxes are more than worth the extra 2 bucks.

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glad your still kick'n round Bull.
But get that cam out ...there's a lot of competition for this years contest!!!  I still have no bear pics....I guess i'm to busy shed huntin' in the spring.
Glad you got the vid I was wonderin'...yoteee'
 


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