Suggestions on trail cam under $90

Discussion in 'Trail Cameras' started by dlesh04, May 30, 2013.

  1. dlesh04

    dlesh04 Newb

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    I'm new to buying trail cams and im looking to buy a couple. Was hoping I could get some suggestions on a cam to buy. Ive done some research but theres limited reviews on a small amount of cams. i want at least 5 mp on the camera. tia
     
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    ebay or craigslist
     
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    not where but which kind/brand
     
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    Check out Covert MPE5 I think they retail around $110, but its Prolly your best bang for the buck

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    Yes, great camera for the price point. Actually I'm a huge fan of the camera in general.
     
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    In order to stay under $90 and get a camera I won't be wasting money in batteries I'd scrounge everywhere for some of the older CA Model Covert Cameras. Should be able to pick them up for under that if still available without going over budget. I'm also a fan of the inexpensive MPE5 but realize it's just barely over your stated value.
     
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    I'm ordering 2 Coverts myself. They are a bit over the $90 but my experience with my older DLC cameras has been great. I did order two of these also:

    http://www.natchezss.com/product.cfm?contentID=productDetail&prodID=BH119435C&src=tpCtg

    2 cameras for $139.98 + $9 shipping ($79 1 camera)

    They got delivered yesterday and even though they say demo models they appear to be brand new in the box and worked properly(warranty is good also), ftr I saw a thread in the classifieds here on bh.com last week(see link below) and the poster had these exact Bushnell cameras listed for $120 each (buyer beware).

    http://forums.bowhunting.com/general-classifieds/48198-bushnell-trophy-cams-nib.html
     
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    Thank you all for the advice. I think what ill do is buy 1 camera($120-160) range. Than get another next year. Was wanting 2 because it can be a pain moving them and stuff being in a wheelchair. The coverts look good. The housing on them looks durable and the 1.2 reaction time is pretty impressive. Kinda sad i just missed the 25% thing i read yesterday that expired the 26th lol
     
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    just found the covert black 60 for $139. I might just bite it and get 2 as everywhere else its $189-$209. Good enough deal idk if i can pass it up
     
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    119435C Is the 2010 Bushnell Camera that had the HUGE return rate. I hope they have been fixed well...
     
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    I am assuming the $139 is for a 2012 and the higher prices are for 2013's Still a great deal for a great cam
     
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    contact camofire.com. they were selling a spypoint camera that retails for about 220 for 130. they might still have them in stock. best deal, and ask them for other trail cameras they have. they put up one item for sale every couple of hours but they hold stock and if people request they will sell you the item at the same price it was shown for.
     
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    We'll see how they do. I have one DLC and am getting 2 more but I have a ton of spots. Some of them have other hunters and I'd hate to lose a good camera. That's where I'll be putting the bushnells. If they work out, great...if they don't I'll send them back. If they disappear, at least it wasn't one of my good ones(I'll still be pissed though).
     
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    I have a 2012 Trophy Cam HD. I have posted pics and videos here from it. I really like it. I looked at those cams when you posted the link, was tempted. But when I saw the model number and had heard of the return problems, I decided to pass. But, they are refurbs, may have been upgraded and work fine. I got the Browning cam for $98.99 so was pretty pleased. Rated highly.
     
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    Let me know how that browning cam works. Everythin ive heard hasnt been so great but hope it does well for ya!
     
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    I haven't seen a bad review yet.
     
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    Check it here:

    Twin Pack of SG370-4M

    Actually´╝î go to Ebay or Amazon and search for scoutguard, you can find everything you need on gamer camera.
     

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