I went to the Stand and Fill type because my old feeder gear was just on the edge of being worn out. Now I can drive the Kubota beside it, climb up in the bed (which used to be easier) and pour the bags of corn into the feeder. And I like the built-in solar charger and the feeder plate that closes off, so the squirrels and coons can't steal the corn.
I do fear that a deflected bullet might damage the gear, or that I might shoot a feeder leg in the dim light. I haven't yet.