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#1 Alhoy

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Posted 05 July 2007 - 05:14 pm

Is there any set mount of holes to drill in the bottom of a 5 gallon drum to make a pheasant feeder....how many and what size drill to used..??

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Posted 05 July 2007 - 05:53 pm

Use a jigsaw. I would get the springs first and get yerself a rough idea of the size plus you can get different sized springs.

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Posted 06 July 2007 - 03:50 pm

LL
tried using the spring in the feeders...found them to be a pain....always getting stretched...by roe.....ended up taping round the spring till about 1 inch of spring was left showing ..so the wheat wasn't coming out to easy...lol

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Posted 06 July 2007 - 07:15 pm

alhoy have yoyu tried the "" v"" pan feeders bit like a tray the feed falls down onto it saves on waste feed too , i have not tried them me self but they look a good idea ,cheers rob

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 09:48 am

OR you could try "The Big Fish" patented method of proffesional pheasant/partridge feed hoppers!

Squirrel proof, roe proof.
Truely superb in every way :D

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 10:24 am

OR you could try "The Big Fish" patented method of proffesional pheasant/partridge feed hoppers!

Squirrel proof, roe proof.
Truely superb in every way http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


Welll............Lets here more about them then :thumbs:

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 10:52 am

Hello i use spring's but also bore 11/12mm hole's all round the bottom of the drum as 1-5th of the wheat left round the side's of the feeder with the spring's.

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 03:59 pm

OR you could try "The Big Fish" patented method of proffesional pheasant/partridge feed hoppers!

Squirrel proof, roe proof.
Truely superb in every way http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

This 'patented feeder' can been seen where... :whistling: ...lol

Cheers Alhoy

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 09:08 pm

Where did big fish's posts go???????/ :angry:

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Posted 03 November 2007 - 09:38 pm

Is there any set mount of holes to drill in the bottom of a 5 gallon drum to make a pheasant feeder....how many and what size drill to used..??

Cheers Alhoy

is there any chance you can send me details on how to make these feeders ! many thanks Paul

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Posted 05 November 2007 - 08:07 am

OR you could try "The Big Fish" patented method of proffesional pheasant/partridge feed hoppers!

Squirrel proof, roe proof.
Truely superb in every way http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...



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