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#6962381 - 11/16/17 06:27 AM Suggestions on a new feeder??
Combine Kid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/13
Posts: 99
I think I may need to break down and buy me a new feeder. I'm leaning toward a Sweeney or a Triple C, but wondering if you guys had any others that I should take a look at. Tia.

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#6962392 - 11/16/17 06:39 AM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
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Registered: 10/19/12
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I've run a couple of Sweeneys for years with no major problems. Go the winch down route, if you do. Just don't ever stand right underneath it, since some on here believe owning a winch rig is instant death.

We run a dozen "The Timer" control boxes with Spincact motors and shafts at the lease. Once we figured out their quirks, we seem to be running smoothly, but we keep a few extra units out their for repairs.

Many on here swear by the "Eliminator" spin plates to stop raccoons from messing.

Then there's the whole ground-fill, auger up capsules to consider, that I know nothing about, but look to be easier on your back over the long haul.
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#6962802 - 11/16/17 11:38 AM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
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Registered: 09/10/12
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Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
if I were to buy a new feeder, I would definately go with a GreenGo stand & fill. Great design, high quality, coon proof and very reasonably priced ... 400 lb on up to 800 (I think) ... GreenGo Facebook page

finally found their webpage too GreenGo Feeders Home Page


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#6963036 - 11/16/17 03:25 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: PMK]
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Loc: The Island Cres
Originally Posted By: PMK
if I were to buy a new feeder, I would definately go with a GreenGo stand & fill. Great design, high quality, coon proof and very reasonably priced ... 400 lb on up to 800 (I think) ... GreenGo Facebook page

finally found their webpage too GreenGo Feeders Home Page


Price? I went to the website and I don't see any prices. I like the name...
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#6963057 - 11/16/17 03:43 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
Greg Z Offline
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Kid... send me a text and I will show you a pic of what I purchased this fall. Local guy in the DFW area makes them and it is great. 214-597-6006
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#6963059 - 11/16/17 03:44 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
ThreePeppers Offline
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Registered: 11/06/06
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Loc: Fort Worth/Kent County

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#6963111 - 11/16/17 04:37 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: ThreePeppers]
Combine Kid Offline
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Posts: 99

Are these those GreenGo feeders?

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#6963113 - 11/16/17 04:38 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Greg Z]
Combine Kid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/13
Posts: 99
Originally Posted By: Greg Z
Kid... send me a text and I will show you a pic of what I purchased this fall. Local guy in the DFW area makes them and it is great. 214-597-6006

I'll shoot you a text

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#6963242 - 11/16/17 06:56 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
PMK Offline
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Registered: 09/10/12
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Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
Originally Posted By: Combine Kid

Are these those GreenGo feeders?

yep ... I have given serious thought about becoming a distributor but don't have enough traffic for me to make the initial investment...
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#6963429 - 11/16/17 09:59 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
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Registered: 11/17/10
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Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Alamo feeders best I've seen so far and the guy who makes them is on this forum.
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#6964543 - 11/18/17 02:43 AM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
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Ranch king

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#6964719 - 11/18/17 09:15 AM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Ranch king


They are the best IMO.
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Originally Posted By: Chunky Monkey
Never been to a camping world. I prefer Dick's to be honest.

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#6965188 - 11/18/17 06:04 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
Caliche Kid Offline
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Registered: 03/20/15
Posts: 94
Loc: West Texas
Alamo Feeders are great. We have been running a couple for a second season now. You canít do better. We just ordered 2 more. I like the 1000# stand and fill model. Itíll run all season and critters wonít bother it. It uses ďthe timerĒ and operates on 12 volts. It comes with steel pins to brace against hogs. No problems yet. Very easy to fill these feeders and the corn stays dry.

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#6965779 - 11/19/17 01:15 PM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: Combine Kid]
TXHOGSLAYER Offline
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Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 16201
Loc: Katy, TX
Ramball36 (Mike) on here makes some quality stuff. I have a stand and fill feeder of his as well as a quad pod blind and a fire pit.
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I was hoping Kentucky would pull that out for personal reasons but they screwed it up...

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#6967695 - 11/21/17 06:43 AM Re: Suggestions on a new feeder?? [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Loc: Live in Katy, Hunt in Llano Co...
Originally Posted By: TEXASLEFTY
Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Ranch king


They are the best IMO.


The new Ranch King mighty buck is an extremely clever design in a high quality feeder. Galvanized and painted, timer in the lid for easy access.
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