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#6531351 - 11/07/16 03:35 PM Feed Times
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Did you adjust your feeder clock for the time change?

If so what are your new AM/PM throw times?

I didn't change my feeder clock and my throw times are 7:30am and 5pm.

I'm sure I'm not the only one that had this recent discussion.
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#6531376 - 11/07/16 03:46 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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Mine are set to go 20 minutes before sunrise and 1 hour 15 minutes before sunset.
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#6531383 - 11/07/16 03:52 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Mine are set to go 20 minutes before sunrise and 1 hour 15 minutes before sunset.


What time is 20 minutes before sunrise?
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#6531385 - 11/07/16 03:54 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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In the morning I have mine go off at sunrise, then an hour later. Again an hour or so before sunset.
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#6531398 - 11/07/16 04:01 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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I'm curious, I wasn't able to change my feeders. Will there be any effect or will they still go off at the correct time?
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#6531402 - 11/07/16 04:03 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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645 & 845 in the mornings & 500 in the evenings. I have two throws in the mornings because sometimes I go hunt after I take my daughter to school and if the deer have cleaned up the first throw of corn I want some more there for them if they come by for a late snack...
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#6531430 - 11/07/16 04:12 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Originally Posted By: SouthTXhunter07
I'm curious, I wasn't able to change my feeders. Will there be any effect or will they still go off at the correct time?
the clocks don't know anything about daylight savings etc...so I don't think they will throw at the wrong time...lol...


Edited by Deerhunter61 (11/07/16 04:14 PM)

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#6531433 - 11/07/16 04:13 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
stxranchman Offline
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Originally Posted By: titan2232
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Mine are set to go 20 minutes before sunrise and 1 hour 15 minutes before sunset.


What time is 20 minutes before sunrise?

It changes everyday. grin
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#6531435 - 11/07/16 04:14 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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I have two feeders...one to the west and one to the north...and I have both throwing twice in the am and twice in the pm

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#6531439 - 11/07/16 04:17 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Originally Posted By: titan2232
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Mine are set to go 20 minutes before sunrise and 1 hour 15 minutes before sunset.


What time is 20 minutes before sunrise?

It changes everyday. grin


I think I'm getting some sarcastic comments trout
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#6531464 - 11/07/16 04:29 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
stxranchman Offline
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Originally Posted By: titan2232
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Originally Posted By: titan2232
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Mine are set to go 20 minutes before sunrise and 1 hour 15 minutes before sunset.


What time is 20 minutes before sunrise?

It changes everyday. grin


I think I'm getting some sarcastic comments trout

The sunrise/sunset is different everyday. So what I set this week is going to be different next week but will still use 20 minutes before sunrise as my time I want the feeder to feed. I used to use a timer that adjusted the sunrise/sunset daily on its own. All I did was preset the minutes before sunrise or sunset or after. Those minutues never changed. The timer was a geo timer manufactured in Austin Texas.
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#6531476 - 11/07/16 04:34 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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Ok thanks. I may end up adjusting mine a bit, but for now she'll do.
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#6531493 - 11/07/16 04:42 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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Last couple years we have been starting the season out at 6;45 in the morning and mid to late season bumping it to 7:00 as it gets light later.

Pretty much always set the afternoon feeding for 4:30. We also throw an old paint can of feed by hand in a few areas every hunt.
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#6531500 - 11/07/16 04:46 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
stxranchman Offline
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My sunrise tomorrow is 6:48 and sunset is 5:41. My feeders go off in the morning at 6:20 and 5:30 in the evening(set a week ago yesterday). So in the next few days I will adjust them 5-7 minutes more or less. Deer move very early in the morning or late here in the afternoons unless the temps are really cold. On other places they move differently that I have hunted.
http://sunrise-sunset.org/us/texas-locations
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#6531566 - 11/07/16 05:20 PM Re: Feed Times [Re: titan2232]
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7 a.m & 5 p.m. I leave the clock on C.S.T. year round.

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