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What are the large bolt holes on top of feeder, and smaller bolt holes underneath feeder for ?
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American Hunter American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder

This feeder's analog clock timer feeds 1 to 24 times a day, with an adjustable feed rate. 50-lb. capacity.
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7 Questions
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27 Answers
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Questions & Answers for American Hunter American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder

Question

Does this feeder spread the feed around or just drop it straight on the ground?

asked 5 years, 2 months ago
by
Derek28
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
This item automatically spreads the feed.
Staff Answer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
BPSResource5
answer 2
ours spreads it pretty well. ours are about 5 feet off of the ground and we get a good 5-7 foot spread.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
by
Anonymous
answer 3
spreads it around. I'd say about a 5-6 ft area. Has a spindle that spins as the corn falls out so it does spread it really well its never in a pile. We've had one for a year now has worked great.
Staff Answer
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
hunterwoman
 - Fair Grove, MO
answer 4
Brodcast feeder depending on the speed will determine how far it throws it.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
DMMAC
 - Indiana
answer 5
It spreads pretty far but most is dropped within 3ft.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
by
sfabn1711
 - Caroline County, Va
answer 6
It throws it around pretty good radius
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
by
Adam12
 - Zachary,LA
answer 7
It spreads in in a circle pattern around the feeder.
Staff Answer
Expert Answer
answered 5 years ago
by
nkey
 - Springfield, MO
Question

What is the battery this unit takes

I bought this unit as a Christmas present, and I could not find the the type at bass pro. If there is a cross to the ones you carry please tell me.
asked 4 years, 3 months ago
by
Sharky44
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
This item operates on one 6 volt spring top battery. (Not included).
Staff Answer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
BPSResource5
answer 2
6 volt lantern battery. I suggest a re-chargeable battery and a solar pane. that way battery life wont be an issue
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
by
Anonymous
answer 3
only takes spring top batteries ( im sure you know this )...there is a spring top battery at bass pro for 15 dollars it tells you in the directions which ones it will take can order off internet. hope this helps
answered 3 years ago
by
texasboy83
 - Paris,TX
answer 4
It uses the spring type available anywhere & 1 AA for the clock.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
by
aharley1
answer 5
this takes any 6 volt spring top rechargeable battery.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
by
big8pt
 - mass
answer 6
This model takes any 6 volt spring top rechargeable battery.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
by
big8pt
 - mass
Question

is the bucket metal?

We have squirrels and raccoons that chew through the plastic buckets - looking for metal.
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
by
Anonymous
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. The hopper is made of metal.
Staff Answer
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
BPSResource5
answer 2
yes
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
by
Anonymous
answer 3
Yes, bucket metal everything else is plastic.
Staff Answer
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
hunterwoman
 - Fair Grove, MO
answer 4
Has a plastic bucket
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
DMMAC
 - Indiana
answer 5
Yes, it is metal.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
by
sfabn1711
 - Caroline County, Va
Question

How much feed does it throw per second?

asked 4 years, 7 months ago
by
Tom22
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
well not a easy question to answer but there are 3 different levels low,medium and high and you can set it in between them however you want if you choose i just put it on the very least one and it throws out enough corn for me the medium setting is a lot.
answered 3 years ago
by
texasboy83
 - Paris,TX
answer 2
Depends on where you set the it. smallest amount would be about a 12oz -16oz cup.
Staff Answer
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
hunterwoman
 - Fair Grove, MO
answer 3
The timer has a dial on it that shows Min-Max. I set it at approximately the 10-11 o'clock position and it is usually enough for the 7 deer I have been seeing lately. When it gets closer to the hunting season I usually up the amount to help keep the deer coming in the area.
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answered 4 years, 6 months ago
by
NKram622
 - Conyers, GA
Question

Does it have a metal spinner plate?

asked 3 years, 4 months ago
by
cookens
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes its a metal spinner plate which is a plus. My moultrie one the varmints ate right off kinda ticked me off.
answered 3 years ago
by
texasboy83
 - Paris,TX
answer 2
no plastic.
we have had one for a year now works great. Did have one problem where a small piece of corn stuck and keep the spinner from throwing the corn out.
Staff Answer
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
hunterwoman
 - Fair Grove, MO
answer 3
Metal spinner plate
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
by
DMMAC
 - Indiana
Question

How does this hold up against varmits?

A squirrel ate through a varmit guard I had on another feeder
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
by
Joestl
 - St. louis
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
we had squirrels and racoons spinning the plate so we added the varment buster. Since then, they are getting a shock. Butm our motors have been failing.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
by
Anonymous
answer 2
i have had mine up about a month and havent had any problems will post if i do! its a pretty good feeder have had no problems
answered 3 years ago
by
texasboy83
 - Paris,TX
Question

how long is the battery life?

asked 3 years, 2 months ago
by
farris
 - madisonville
on American Hunter® R-50 Pro Hanging Feeder
1 answer
Answers
answer 1
There is no definite battery life time, rechargable batteries are recommended.
Staff Answer
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
by
BPSResource10
 - Springfield, MO
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