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#7067181 - 02/05/18 05:08 PM Redneck tpost feeders
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Anyone using those redneck tpost gravity feeders? I want to put a couple near my bow tripod spot with some double down. Do you thing the hogs will be able to reach them if I put the feed port about 36" up? I don't want to put a pen around it

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#7067222 - 02/05/18 05:49 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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Yes. They don't climb over 36 inches but they certainly will chew on it, pull on it and try to bring it down at that height.
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#7067274 - 02/05/18 06:54 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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A mature pig will make quick work out of them, on their hind legs they can reach well over 36" and flat tear that up.

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#7067309 - 02/05/18 07:22 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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they have longer t post you can buy
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#7067324 - 02/05/18 07:31 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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I'm pretty sure it would be on the ground within a week at our place. It would probably work ok if you strapped it to a tree.

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#7067345 - 02/05/18 07:38 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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By the time you get it high enough to where the pigs can't reach it, guess what neither can the deer without great strain.
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#7067434 - 02/05/18 08:24 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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Pigs. squirrels. raccoons, possum...

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#7067439 - 02/05/18 08:27 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: Stub]
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Originally Posted By: Stub
By the time you get it high enough to where the pigs can't reach it, guess what neither can the deer without great strain.


Thatís what I was thinking.
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#7067533 - 02/05/18 09:30 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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go buy some PVC pipe and make your own at a fraction of the cost...

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#7067595 - 02/05/18 11:12 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: lubbockdave]
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Originally Posted By: lubbockdave
go buy some PVC pipe and make your own at a fraction of the cost...


This. If your dead set on one of those feeders...... make a home made one and start at 48" off the ground AND attach it to a large tree. Hogs will lay a T-post over and destroy that feeder and it probably will take less than a week.

When I put up my protein feeder I had to come back a week later and finish the feed pen..... a large boar had already found the feeder and damaged it a little. The spout is 40" off the ground and he walk right up to it and ate out of it. Like I said...... I would start at 48" but like stub said you probably can't get it high enough and the deer still be able to eat out of it.
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#7067600 - 02/05/18 11:18 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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Went and found a pic of it, that was after 6 days.
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#7068279 - 02/06/18 01:30 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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I bought mine over the summer and it worked great until the hogs figured out how to get the corn out. With just the deer eating it, two sacks will last a full month. With the hogs, it will run out in a couple of days!!! I had two 6ft t posts in the ground already for a previous feeder that didn't work out, so I used them at first. Once the hogs took over, I bought an 8ft t post and placed it so the 6 footers would block the opening. The deer can easily get through it and feed, but the hogs are blocked. This is working out very well for me, and I plan on keeping it full year round.

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#7068348 - 02/06/18 02:05 PM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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I've got a couple of pvc feeders as a little extra around one of my stands. They're both at about 36" at the portal. No hog issues at all. Deer use them often.


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#7070697 - 02/08/18 10:02 AM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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I may have the last land in Texas that doesn't have a hog problem, but what I can tell you is this... I made one of the PVC pipe feeders like this and had some of the happiest (and fattest) coons in the county.

Set it up in an area that I know had deer with a game camera. Never saw a deer eating at it, but coons, coons and more coons.


Edited by TiggerV (02/08/18 10:04 AM)

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#7071971 - 02/09/18 09:41 AM Re: Redneck tpost feeders [Re: magspa]
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I tried making one out of 4 inch PVC and couldn't keep the rain out of the feeding area, or get it to drain fast enough to stay dry and not clog up. Then I tried making one out of wood with a big metal roof to keep everything dry, which also didn't work very well. So I bought the Redneck feeder and it's been very good!! Funny how the little things are so hard to figure out. They did a good job in how it's designed, and for what it costs, it's a no brainer.

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