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Game winner 600lb cube vp #7360122 11/28/18 12:02 AM
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Looking for the good and the bad on this feeder Iíve read reviews about it being a pita to assemble but good reviews other than that. Anyone else using em?

Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: wwhunter] #7361511 11/29/18 02:41 AM
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I donít have the 600 pound one, but do have 2 of the 300 pound ones. Dollar for dollar, they are the best option out there. They are a pain to put together, but it gets easier each time. The feeder has an impenetrable varmint cage, the timer/battery compartment is nice, and the pre-planned placement for the solar panel is nice.
The only ďcomplaintĒ I have is that you really need to go over the whole feeder and caulk every bolt/seam on the thing. Of the two I have, one had crappier weld quality on the lid than the other. After caulking them both, they are very good feeders now. No coon or squirrel can get in them.
One final thing- make sure you get the spinner plate properly spaced. Once the varmint cage is on, itís impossible to adjust without take no it completely off.


Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: wwhunter] #7361597 11/29/18 05:45 AM
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Thanks for the info

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Originally Posted by TX_LT230FH
I donít have the 600 pound one, but do have 2 of the 300 pound ones. Dollar for dollar, they are the best option out there. They are a pain to put together, but it gets easier each time. The feeder has an impenetrable varmint cage, the timer/battery compartment is nice, and the pre-planned placement for the solar panel is nice.
The only ďcomplaintĒ I have is that you really need to go over the whole feeder and caulk every bolt/seam on the thing. Of the two I have, one had crappier weld quality on the lid than the other. After caulking them both, they are very good feeders now. No coon or squirrel can get in them.
One final thing- make sure you get the spinner plate properly spaced. Once the varmint cage is on, itís impossible to adjust without take no it completely off.


Exactly what he said!

Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: wwhunter] #7362157 11/29/18 07:32 PM
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I have one of the older 300# round style that the cube replaced. Been in the field for at least 3 yrs. and seems to be a great feeder, for the money. I just wish they were 12v because I have to turn up the feed time to get it drop a decent amount of corn.

Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: wwhunter] #7362270 11/29/18 09:32 PM
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I put together the 600lb one a couple months ago with no problem by myself. just like above, it works great. Make sure to get the feeder plate spacing right before putting on cage. My only negative is that a lot of the corn goes straight down, which isn't a problem for me since we mainly use feeders for hog hunting.

Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: TX_LT230FH] #7362628 11/30/18 03:41 AM
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Originally Posted by TX_LT230FH
I donít have the 600 pound one, but do have 2 of the 300 pound ones. Dollar for dollar, they are the best option out there. They are a pain to put together, but it gets easier each time. The feeder has an impenetrable varmint cage, the timer/battery compartment is nice, and the pre-planned placement for the solar panel is nice.
The only ďcomplaintĒ I have is that you really need to go over the whole feeder and caulk every bolt/seam on the thing. Of the two I have, one had crappier weld quality on the lid than the other. After caulking them both, they are very good feeders now. No coon or squirrel can get in them.
One final thing- make sure you get the spinner plate properly spaced. Once the varmint cage is on, itís impossible to adjust without take no it completely off.



Could not have said it better. Especially the caulking part.

Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: Pittstate] #7378610 12/16/18 11:52 PM
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Is there enough room in compartment and motor area to upgrade to a 12v motor and battery?

Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: wwhunter] #7385580 12/24/18 03:29 AM
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Buccees had a 600 pound today. On sale for 299

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Originally Posted by Roll-Tide
Buccees had a 600 pound today. On sale for 299

Does anyone know if these feeders are still $299 at Buccees?


Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: wwhunter] #7401645 01/11/19 02:10 PM
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Bucees $399 (everything except battery)
The Gamer Winner is a piece of junk in comparison

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Bucee's in Denton had 3 left at $399, I bought one, so only two now.
I looked at the Game Winner and decided to go 12v over 6v.

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Originally Posted by supersixfour
Bucee's in Denton had 3 left at $399, I bought one, so only two now.
I looked at the Game Winner and decided to go 12v over 6v.


Make sure you secure the lid while traveling with something other than the supplied springs. The lid will come off at highway speeds



Re: Game winner 600lb cube vp [Re: titan2232] #7405633 01/15/19 10:18 PM
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Originally Posted by supersixfour
Bucee's in Denton had 3 left at $399, I bought one, so only two now.
I looked at the Game Winner and decided to go 12v over 6v.


Make sure you secure the lid while traveling with something other than the supplied springs. The lid will come off at highway speeds


Thanks titan, I'll be moving and setting it up this week and will make sure I get the tied down


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Originally Posted by titan2232
Bucees $399 (everything except battery)
The Gamer Winner is a piece of junk in comparison

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I agreed no brainer on this one.


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