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Contributors to this thread:
kbbgood 25-Oct-17
Shuteye 25-Oct-17
Shuteye 25-Oct-17
kbbgood 25-Oct-17
Shuteye 25-Oct-17
kbbgood 11-Dec-17
JTV 11-Dec-17
Franzen 11-Dec-17
JTV 11-Dec-17
Scrappy 11-Dec-17
Shuteye 11-Dec-17
Shuteye 11-Dec-17
JTV 11-Dec-17
'Ike' (Phone) 11-Dec-17
TGbow 12-Dec-17
Shuteye 12-Dec-17
Mint 12-Dec-17
JL 12-Dec-17
Shuteye 12-Dec-17
JL 12-Dec-17
Shuteye 13-Dec-17
SJJ 13-Dec-17
SJJ 13-Dec-17
Annony Mouse 13-Dec-17
Corn bore 17-Dec-17
From: kbbgood
25-Oct-17
Guys, I need to know about trail cam flash. I live in a section of the national forest in Missouri and have already lost one portable stand and climbing stick. I found another place to put a new stand but not if I am going to loose it again. What trail cam can I put up that no one will know is there. I mean no flash and quiet. And it needs to be under $150. I just want to know if anyone is coming in the area.

From: Shuteye
25-Oct-17
Browning makes good trail cams, Moultrie. Stealth and Cabela all have good trail cams. Just make sure it has black light flash. Do not get a low glow. I have them all and they all take good pictures and video. You can easily get a cam for less than $150. The Browning is the most expensive one I have and it is great.

25-Oct-17
we have buying the Moultrie's by the dozen and putting them out all fall. It's hard to go through all the pics you get out of a bunch of them up at the same time but it does provide afternoon entertainment at camp.

From: Shuteye
25-Oct-17
Straight Arrow, I have five out right now. I carry spare cards and just change cards and check the pictures on my computer. Foxes, coons, possums, squirrels and deer.

From: kbbgood
25-Oct-17
Does putting them up high in trees work for game activity?

From: Shuteye
25-Oct-17
You don't want them high, about 3 feet off the ground is about right. Most have a laser light that you can install the camera and walk by the camera. When the light flashes you ae in the camera's range. This allows you to place the camera in the right place. Then turn the button to take pictures. You can normally set the camera to take from 1 to several pictures quickly. You can set it to wait a determined amount of time before it will take more pictures.

From: kbbgood
11-Dec-17
What is the difference between No Glow and Infrared?

From: JTV
11-Dec-17
no glow you cant see the red "flash/glow" when it goes off ....... I had a cam stolen this year on state land, and Ive used 'em on private since they used to make 'em for 35mm film....... years back I had stands stolen when I used to set them up on state land.. cabled in, heavy master lock, dosnt matter....I remedied the two problems, 1st I'm done using cams on state lands, and I pack in and out my LW Alpha II and my 4 LW sticks every hunt .. problem solved ... I used to be a trusting person when it came to hunting... no more, there are more and more scum in the woods every year... I trust no one any longer ....

From: Franzen
11-Dec-17
kbbgood, you would be far better off putting this on the BG (Big Game Forum). I don't run trail cams, so I am not much help, but there are tons of guys over there that do.

From: JTV
11-Dec-17
I think the scum that try to call themselves "hunters" are trying to run off others from what they consider " their area", they steal and vandalize, to discourage others, it dosnt work with me, I get more determined, and I just alter my methods as stated .... its not "theirs" if its public land, it is there for every one .... unfortunately even these pukes ...

From: Scrappy
11-Dec-17

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Trail cams do work well putting them up high. Take one climbing stick with you. 10 foot off the ground takes them out of the line of sight for deer and thieves. I dont use them much but i have th Browning no flash cameras.

From: Shuteye
11-Dec-17
I bought another Browning Spec PS today and I think they are great cameras. I take video with mine and they just do a great job. All of my cameras are IR cameras except one low glow. The low glow can be seen by hunters at night but the IR cameras can't be seen at night.

From: Shuteye
11-Dec-17

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This will give you and idea of what a Browning Video looks like. I have bigger and better but this one will do for now.

From: JTV
11-Dec-17
I got a Browning Command Ops this year and had it out also... put a Python cable lock thru it.... I guess theives could always break it off or open it and steal the card, no way to lock the case shut on the Ops ..... pictures were good, I never use the vid option .... the cam that was stolen was an older Moultrie M80 .. a classic, oldie but goody ....the punk just snapped off the cam arm screwed into the tree, didnt even unscrew it...

11-Dec-17

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Another happy Browning user, both the 5 & 6 HD models...

From: TGbow
12-Dec-17
It's sad that we have folks with such poor character hunting in the woods.

From: Shuteye
12-Dec-17
TGbow, I have lost climbing stands, hang on stands and a two man ladder stand. All were on private property. The two man ladder stand wasn't stolen by a single individual, there had to be at least two people steal it. I now have trail cameras everywhere and all, except one, are IR black light cams. I told a logger to please refrain from taking a leak in front of my cam that was taking video. His helper got a big laugh out of that. I told the helper that I thought he said he had quit smoking and he and the logger got a kick out of that.

From: Mint
12-Dec-17
You can get lock boxes for the cam that helps deter theft but if they really want it they are going to get it.

From: JL
12-Dec-17

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This is a new Moultrie s50i vid. IMO they take the best vids of any cam out there. The only knock (a big one!) is they take 12 batteries and go thru them quick. I mentioned that to my Moultrie contact. I have mine hooked up to a Moultrie 12v solar panel that will run the cam and save the batteries. I'm still doing my own field testing in cold weather to see how they hold up to the cold. Could be good...could be bad....we'll see. If a cam has any weak links or problems the cold weather will bring them out.

From: Shuteye
12-Dec-17
I have four Moultrie trail cams, a Stealth Cam, a Cabela's cam and two Browning trail cams. I prefer the Browning's ease of set up, operation and pictures. The way the Browning opens up to get to the card is great, it is just one big latch. After you program what you want it to do it is just off and on switch, not different settings on a single switch.

From: JL
12-Dec-17
The new s50i is a single latch. Much better than the double latches. The camo is much more subdued too....which is good. My M-990i's camo screams "steal me".

12-Dec-17
once the trespasser knows they are on camera the almost have to steal the thing.....best thing is to camouflage them with natural things found around the site.

From: Shuteye
13-Dec-17

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Sing a song of sixpence, pocket full of rye, four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie. You could make a bunch of pies from this flock.

From: SJJ
13-Dec-17
do away with the strap and make a screw in rig...set it up above typical line of sight. My Bushnell E3's work great. They can be higher than 3 feet for sure....as high as you can reach or more if you take a couple screw in steps

From: SJJ
13-Dec-17
do away with the strap and make a screw in rig...set it up above typical line of sight. My Bushnell E3's work great. They can be higher than 3 feet for sure....as high as you can reach or more if you take a couple screw in steps

From: Annony Mouse
13-Dec-17
While not directly related to this thread, an interesting article was found on my daily blog-jog(link). Evidentially, the source of a digital photo can be linked to an individual smart phone...allowing authorities to link photos to a specific phone. Every phone is different having microscopic imaging flaws regardless of model or manufacturer.

One might infer that these imaging flaws can also be identified with trail cams. A lot of images posted on the internet contain meta data which often can provide location. If this camera linking ability becomes widespread, I can see someone (here's a moneymaker for someone who writes apps) providing software that would allow the casual user to identify images posted from stolen trail cams.

From: Corn bore
17-Dec-17
Do away with the strap and replace with a piece of wire it will reduce visibility of the camera very substantially.

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