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Old 10-24-2017, 03:35 PM
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if i add automatic lights red or green colored to my feeder, and the racoons show up, will they get scared away from the automatic light?

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Old 10-25-2017, 09:29 AM
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if i add automatic lights red or green colored to my feeder, and the racoons show up, will they get scared away from the automatic light?

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No they won't be scared.
I used to have trailcam out in the woods with a regular flash.
They didn't scare away.
They would stand up and pose for a picture.
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Old 10-25-2017, 04:21 PM
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Deer will shy from the light a lot more than coons will. Any animal will get used to it over time, but the coons will learn to ignore it faster than most others.
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Old 10-26-2017, 08:10 AM
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coons don't scare easily if they think they can get away. lights won't do much on the 2nd or 3rd night.
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​​1 ordered green lights, and i found out that it is legal to shoot racoons at night, so we will see if i can get some
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FYI i had 4 racoons under the feeder with the lights on, they really dont care, neither does the possum that comes by every night
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Old 12-01-2017, 11:08 AM
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if i add automatic lights red or green colored to my feeder, and the racoons show up, will they get scared away from the automatic light?

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Outrigger Outdoors Red Eye light is 10,000 lumen and can switch between red and white light, runs off 12 volt battery (will run off deer feeder battery as well).

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