The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

iDRY Vacuum Kilns


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.




Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

Michigan Firewood, your BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

FARMA


Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat

iDRY Wood Lumber Vacuum Drying for everyon

Nyle Kiln Dry Systems

Tally-I/O




Author Topic: Game camera lens repair  (Read 327 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline luap

  • Senior Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 259
  • Location: western Upper Penninsula
  • Gender: Male
  • Not as good as I once was
    • Share Post
Game camera lens repair
« on: November 09, 2019, 09:10:04 AM »
I have a relatively low end game camera that is used as a security camera and a woodpecker has destroyed the ir motion detector lens covers. Is there any substitute material that would work? The camera works fine for daylight but not for night. The manufactures web site has disappeared but I see similar cameras on Amazon sold with different name. If I replace the camera how do I discourage the woodpecker?

  







 

Online btulloh

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 2472
  • Age: 67
  • Location: Midlothian, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • I never met an air conditioner I didn't like
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2019, 09:13:52 AM »
Put a plastic owl on top of the camera.
HM126

Offline Southside

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 5421
  • Age: 47
  • Location: Wilsons (Dinwiddie County), VA
  • Gender: Male
  • Have a plan to saw every log you meet.
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2019, 09:38:08 AM »
Sell the photos to a wood pecker calendar publisher and buy a better camera with some of the proceeds!!  :D
Franklin buncher and skidder
JD Processor
Woodmizer LT Super 70 and LT35 sawmill, KD250 kiln, BMS 250 sharpener and setter
Riehl Edger
Woodmaster 725 and 4000 planner and moulder
Enough cows to ensure there is no spare time.

Offline lxskllr

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1554
  • Age: 51
  • Location: MD USA
  • Gender: Male
  • dummy with saw
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2019, 10:48:52 AM »
That's funny. It always gives me joy to see animals trolling humans  :^D

Glue a piece of lexan over it.

Offline luap

  • Senior Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 259
  • Location: western Upper Penninsula
  • Gender: Male
  • Not as good as I once was
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2019, 12:54:17 PM »
Put a plastic owl on top of the camera.
I have a plastic owl on my garden fence and he is useless.

Online btulloh

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 2472
  • Age: 67
  • Location: Midlothian, VA
  • Gender: Male
  • I never met an air conditioner I didn't like
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2019, 12:57:45 PM »
I've had the same results with plastic owls, but the people that sell them swear they work.   :D :D

Get a real owl.

That is an interesting problem with the woodpecker.  Maybe a ratwire cage over the whole thing.  
HM126

Offline Southside

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 5421
  • Age: 47
  • Location: Wilsons (Dinwiddie County), VA
  • Gender: Male
  • Have a plan to saw every log you meet.
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2019, 01:12:41 PM »
Ever think the wood pecker might be part of the advanced team for the local burglars?  Disable the security systems ahead of time, beats using teenagers.   ;D
Franklin buncher and skidder
JD Processor
Woodmizer LT Super 70 and LT35 sawmill, KD250 kiln, BMS 250 sharpener and setter
Riehl Edger
Woodmaster 725 and 4000 planner and moulder
Enough cows to ensure there is no spare time.

Offline luap

  • Senior Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 259
  • Location: western Upper Penninsula
  • Gender: Male
  • Not as good as I once was
    • Share Post
Re: Game camera lens repair
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2019, 12:02:41 PM »
Update- camera is repaired and working. I was able to get the lens material from an online supplier of camera parts who provides parts for those who want to custom build their own camera. The camera manual states the camera gives off low level electric vibrations that are attractive to ants. The woodpecker must have thought he found an ant colony. So now I have changed the settings to take fewer pictures with more lag time to reduce the vibrations. We'll see how that goes. I'm on the road now but when I get home I'll post a couple new pictures.


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

wink
Keep your muzzle outta my camera lens :D

Started by SwampDonkey on The Outdoor Board

10 Replies
2156 Views
Last post July 11, 2004, 10:40:18 AM
by pappy
xx
Game Camera

Started by Autocar on The Outdoor Board

10 Replies
894 Views
Last post June 23, 2014, 06:39:36 AM
by red
xx
Bear - Game Camera Video

Started by Billbob on The Outdoor Board

4 Replies
705 Views
Last post May 25, 2014, 08:59:48 AM
by Billbob
sad
Horse bucked, rider flew, busted ribs, camera and ego- please help me fix camera

Started by woodbowl on General Board

13 Replies
2887 Views
Last post June 30, 2008, 11:33:03 PM
by CHARLIE
 


Powered by EzPortal