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Old 09-19-2010, 12:39 PM
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I want to report on my good and bad game cameras.First,I have tried 2 Stealth Cams with very bad results.(Model 540ir,Nomad ir)I would not suggest anyone trying one of these.Second,Wildgame Innovations(ir4 and S4)Out of the 6 cameras that I have had from them,only 1 still works (ir4),all where still under 1 year old,the S4 ate 4 C batteries about every 5 days even if it wasn't taking pictures,so I strapped it to a tree in my yard and disposed of it properly,it was good target practice.Third,Moultrie.I have had the D-40 and I-40.First,I have had the D-40 for a couple of years and it still works great.The I-40 took good pics except at night,they where all blurry,not good pic quality.It failed under warranty,so when they sent me the new one,I sold it.Finally this year,I am trying the new Primos braned cameras.I purchased 2 of the Truth Cam46's.So far within 2 weeks,I have had to return 1 of them because the night pics,you can't see anything but black.I put the new out last evening and will check it today and see how it performed.I will say that the IR pics from the Truth Can is some of the best I have seen.Please keep in mind,this is just my experiences with these cams,your's maybe totally different.I will try to submit a couple of pics so you can judge for yourself.I'm just trying to give some info on different camera's to maybe help someone make a good decision and not get frustrated in the process of having to return camera's.
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:08 PM
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I'm happy with my Moultrie D-55IR so far.

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Old 09-22-2010, 09:52 PM
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i'm runnig 4 moultrie d-40s and 1 d55 flash and 1 d55ir. all are doing good.
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Old 09-23-2010, 03:27 PM
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I have the moultree ir60! Had for 4 yrs with about 25,000 pics under its belt!!with no problems!
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:25 PM
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My first camera was a moultrie and I went thru 3 of them. 2 of them I finally took back to where I bought them and got a refund. I bought Cuddybacks. Never bought a stealth camera, but bought 2 wildgame cameras, trying to save a lil money and after a couple of months, I gave them to my son rather than throw them away I bought more Cuddybacks. No problem with them at all. On 3 of them I have taken over 300 or more pics a week for several months last last couple of years and no problems. They're expensive but I've found in most things, you get what you pay for. I still have and use one of the moultries, a little blurry pics but it does well. If I buy more, I'd like to try one of those Bushnell Trophy cams or the Covert cameras.
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Old 12-01-2010, 06:02 PM
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Just wanted to warn you all about Cuddeback cameras.. Dont believe the hype! I spent 250.00 on a cuddeback thinking that I've got one of the best cams available. Wrong, this thing right out of the box feels and looks like it belongs on the $89 rack. I gave it a fair chance and it is as crappy as it feels in your hands.What a let down. The batteries (4 D Cell ) will not come out without the aid of a prying tool like a screwdriver. The little dial that sets time,date,time between pics, off ...... It rotates all the way around and I cant even shut it off to switch memory cards. No preview screen, you have to open it to check number or pictures taken and it is very loud when trying to be "sneaky" in the woods. The single strap tree mounting strap makes the camera jiggle all over when trying to open/retrieve memory card. The only thing it has going for it is that it does have good trigger speed and only average quality pictures. Not worth the money boys n girls! The hunting show guys only use them cuz they get em free is my guess.. Nuff said, hope ya get my point. Happy hunting!
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