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Mounting game camera's on T-posts delima solved

Jeff in TXJeff in TX Posts: 2,591 Senior Member
Out on the ranch we've struggled a bit figuring out a good way to mount our game cameras out at the food plot. One thing we have plenty of is T posts. They're sturdy enough but figuring out a mounting system that was cheap and easy proved a chore. The best we’d found was baling wire and a 8” long 2x4. Darn cows would play heck on the system when they would rub against them knocking the cameras out of line.

Problem solved, for $5.00 at the local hardware store I got a short section of 1/4” thick 4” diameter PVC pipe and a hand full of self taping screws. I marked off 5” sections and the miter box made short order of cutting them to length. I slid the pipe over the T post and used two self-tapping screws to secure it to the post. Next a quick hit with some dark green paint and a few minutes to dry. The cameras tightened down and fit securely though I used a screw on each side of the strap to make sure they stayed in place. This was a cheap and easy solution.


Distance is not an issue, but the wind can make it interesting!

John 3: 1-21


  • Farm Boy DeuceFarm Boy Deuce Posts: 6,083 Senior Member
    Ok, that is pretty damn crafty.
    I am afraid we forget sometime that the basic and simple things brings us the most pleasure.
    Dad 5-31-13
  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Posts: 14,747 Senior Member
    Send that in to Outdoor Life or Field and Stream, I forget which, get a free knife or something if they put your idea in an issue.
    I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn away from their ways and live. Eze 33:11
  • Six-GunSix-Gun Posts: 8,155 Senior Member
    CHIRO1989 wrote: »
    Send that in to Outdoor Life or Field and Stream, I forget which, get a free knife or something if they put your idea in an issue.
    This. ^^

    I've had a comment published in Field and Stream before, but only to smart off. Never had a tip or trick published in there and got a free toy. Do it!
    Accuracy: because white space between bullet holes drives me insane.
  • snake284snake284 Posts: 22,429 Senior Member
    You guys are making this into a hard problem. Why just hang that dude on a SKY HOOK and be done with it................:tooth:
    Daddy, what's an enabler?
    Son that's somebody with nothing to do with his time but keep me in trouble with mom.
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