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Old 04-11-2012, 06:34 PM
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Anyone have any plans for deer feeders that are cheap and made out of PVC pipe?
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:37 PM
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PVC gets extremely brittle in the cold.
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PVC gets extremely brittle in the cold.

ok any pipe that you reccomend?
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:06 PM
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I have too area that are close to the house that would be easy to walk down and dump a fifty pound bag of corn in. I use my other feeders for far distances and only fill them up once and awhile.
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I have seen them as simple as a piece of PVC with an elbow on the bottom and straped to a tree. Corn spills out the bottom and as it is eaten it just flows down.
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I have seen them as simple as a piece of PVC with an elbow on the bottom and straped to a tree. Corn spills out the bottom and as it is eaten it just flows down.

thats what I was going to do, but was looking to see if anyone had better ideas, maybe to keep coons away? Idk just anything!
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:16 AM
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4-6" pvc, 48" long. Put a piece of treated wood under it, and cut a small "v" at the front of the bottom of the pipe to let the corn come out. About a 2" v should do. Strap it to a tree, using 2 rachete straps and put a small piece of wood between the top of the pipe and the tree, so you can put your lid on.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:38 AM
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Haven't used one in years, but when I did animals figured out to dig at the ground and make the corn come out. Before long it was pointless as the corn would spill out to fast. If you do this make sure you do as Blumsden said and put treated wood at the bottom. I work in construction and used a piece of 10" that we were taking out of a building. Made it nice because you could fit a lot in it w/o having to fill all the time.
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Buckhunter,
Here is a picture of the one I built. It's made out of 6 or 8 inch drain pipe. I think it was either green or gray. We cut to length we wanted, then made a cross cut where the trough is at one inch from the bottom, used a cutting torch to heat the pipe above the cut and another piece of 2" pipe to bend in the soft plastic inward, added in a piece of cypress to the bottom with a few screws, and used a 1 gallon bucket for the lid. U see the picture of the feeder raised off the ground. We did that so the hogs could not get to them. Works well.
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how do you fill that thing?
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