Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
cody3752, jwbro571, MI2TX, DBill, george86
60893 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 78800
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43904
BOBO the Clown 41274
BMD 40575
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34029
bill oxner 33801
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30845
facebook
Forum Stats
60893 Members
45 Forums
413576 Topics
5760579 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6413722 - 08/18/16 12:10 AM Hunting video camera set up.
caseyusmc Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/20/12
Posts: 132
Hello, I'm interested in getting a video camera setup. I'm not looking to make a tv show but would like a good video camera system so I can tape hunts from my tree stands and tape some buddies. Does anyone have a recommendation?

Top
#6413893 - 08/18/16 08:04 AM Re: Hunting video camera set up. [Re: caseyusmc]
HorizonFirearms Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 1624
Loc: College Station, Texas
What kind of budget are you looking at?
_________________________

www.HorizonFirearms.com

Top
#6414021 - 08/18/16 09:16 AM Re: Hunting video camera set up. [Re: caseyusmc]
caseyusmc Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 07/20/12
Posts: 132
Have not really decided on budget yet. Mainly cause I don't really know what all I need. I would imagine camera and arm that attaches to tree or stand. But I guess we can say in the 1000-1500 hundred range and go from there. Of course I'd like to spend least amount possible but I want it to be good. I just have zero experience with this kind of stuff.

Top
#6414262 - 08/18/16 11:58 AM Re: Hunting video camera set up. [Re: caseyusmc]
Kingsview Safaris Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 02/01/16
Posts: 123
Loc: Eastern Cape, South Africa
My only tip would be, make sure the camera you get can zoom in while recording. Sounds silly but I bought a nice failrly well known camera and once you push record you can't zoom in. Rediculous!
Trying to do a Self-Filmed bow hunt on a bushbuck, not easy.
_________________________
Jono and Justine McHugh
Eastern Cape, South Africa
www.kingsviewsafaris.co.za

Top
#6414575 - 08/18/16 03:47 PM Re: Hunting video camera set up. [Re: caseyusmc]
Chunky Monkey Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/03/14
Posts: 1189
I would recommend a digital video recorder, not the ones with the disk. For the clamp I use something that looks like grip on jumper cables. The screw hole is universal so any online that you like should work for any camera of your choosing. It's cool because even after a rifle shot it doesn't shake the camera at all. Videoing your hunts can also prove to be useful in finding your game when you are having trouble. It helped me locate a turkey. I could not find it and after I reviewed the video, that sucker was in a bush right under me.


Edited by Chunky Monkey (08/18/16 03:54 PM)
_________________________

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide