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#5963242 - 10/05/15 10:38 PM Need help building a feeder!
SWtexashunter Offline
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Registered: 11/28/14
Posts: 192
Loc: Uvalde, TX
I need to build a feeder for the Travis County Youth Show and was wondering if you guys have some could dimensions for the feeder. I have a 55 gallon drum and some good steel piping. I was also needing help on what spinner to use and how y'all set that up.
Thanks
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#5963315 - 10/06/15 12:28 AM Re: Need help building a feeder! [Re: SWtexashunter]
toolman Offline


Registered: 02/22/09
Posts: 3674
Loc: Abilene, Tx.
If you have coons, use long (10') legs and attach them either to the middle or top of the barrel at a fairly shallow angle, then you don't have to worry about the coons and squirrels getting to the spinner and the pigs can't turn it over. I like the Boss Buck, On Time, and Monarch timers, but I've got one that's been running for almost five years with a cheap Academy digital timer. I usually build my own feed units with generic aluminum spinners.
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#5963333 - 10/06/15 04:04 AM Re: Need help building a feeder! [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Tracker

Registered: 11/18/14
Posts: 505
Loc: Katy
I have used Magnum feeder units (Timer + Windproof Spinner) for over 10 years. EZ set up, EZ to program snd reliable operation.
I recommend a wire cage around the unit for coon prevention.

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#5963437 - 10/06/15 07:32 AM Re: Need help building a feeder! [Re: SWtexashunter]
SWtexashunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/28/14
Posts: 192
Loc: Uvalde, TX
Is it easier to attach the barrel so you can easily crank it down to refill?
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#5963443 - 10/06/15 07:38 AM Re: Need help building a feeder! [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Build a crank up.
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