Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Archery Forums > Technical
 Homade trail cams >

Homade trail cams

Technical Find or ask for all the information on setting up, tuning, and shooting your bow. If it's the technical side of archery, you'll find it here.

Homade trail cams

Old 04-01-2007, 08:51 AM
  #1  
Thread Starter
 
Drizzu213's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Da U.P. eh!
Posts: 334
Default Homade trail cams

Is It true that you can make a trail cam as good as one that you can buy? And if so can someone help me get the info on how to. Thanks Drizzu
Drizzu213 is offline  
Old 04-01-2007, 10:59 AM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 28
Default RE: Homade trail cams

try this sight out they help alot thee are a buch of more out there too
http://www.chasingame.com/forum/index.php
scotts4 is offline  
Old 04-01-2007, 04:21 PM
  #3  
Fork Horn
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Posts: 166
Default RE: Homade trail cams

I tried looking and dont see how making a homemade one is cheaper. You need to take a digital can and mess with it. Is there any that use disposable ones.
hallj86 is offline  
Old 04-01-2007, 04:34 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Webster NY
Posts: 48
Default RE: Homade trail cams

I have 2 stealth 35mm cams that arent working.Has anyone converted these to digital.Or would some be interested in buying them.
Buckfeveragain1969 is offline  
Old 04-02-2007, 06:16 AM
  #5  
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location:
Posts: 1,032
Default RE: Homade trail cams

ok, i am not going to lie. As cheap as game cams are there is not point in making your own and it would be way to hard. Go to walmart and get a cheap 50 dollar one. they work good and take good pics.
killzonearchery is offline  
Old 04-04-2007, 05:14 AM
  #6  
Nontypical Buck
 
muzzyman88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Central PA
Posts: 2,299
Default RE: Homade trail cams

I'm currently in the process of researching the home brews. From what I've gathered, you can build one reletively simple, or get fancy with it. Also, most claim they are a much better product than the commercial ones. Features like extended battery life, a trail mode to get multiple pics, 2 sec trigger times are a few things that are mentioned frequently.

The biggest issue is finding a compatible camera. Ebay is the usual source, except its evident that many are doing the same thing and driving the prices of the camera's up. The most popular camera is the Sony P41 or P42 camera's. They're easy to modify and have extremely fast triggers.If you snag one of those for 75.00 off ebay, and use a pixcontroller kit, you can build an excellent digital for less than 175. This camera is reportedly getting approx 1 month out ofset of batteries and has a 2 second trigger time.
muzzyman88 is offline  
Old 04-04-2007, 07:50 AM
  #7  
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location:
Posts: 1,152
Default RE: Homade trail cams

TRAIL CAMS ARE CHEAP JUST BUY ONE AND THEN YU GET A WARRINTY
TROPHYHUNTER25 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
ktbearpaws
Whitetail Deer Hunting
8
08-02-2008 07:18 PM
MichiganWhitetails74
Bowhunting
18
07-12-2008 01:29 PM
creekcountyhunter
Whitetail Deer Hunting
6
10-13-2006 11:02 AM
cybersniper
Hunting Gear Discussion
1
07-14-2006 09:09 AM
gjs4
Wanted
0
05-14-2006 11:02 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Quick Reply: Homade trail cams


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.