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Spinning Wing Decoys

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Considering adding a floater or another pole mounted spinning wing decoy. What do you think?

Has heard anyhting about the spinning wing teal?

One more thing, do any of you guys use multiple spinning wings and has it improved your hunts and do you prefer drake or hens?

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the more wings the better IMO used to today and they did there job, poor shooting on my part this morning should have ended with a full bag including 2 honks

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I hope they were wind powered spinning wing decoys.

We use 2 or even 3 sometimes in the field.

My experience the geese won't come anywhere near you with the mojos going.

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yup they were wind powered ones today I have three winds and two floaters and one on a stick

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yup they almost touched down by the gooses floaters I had out I had the spinners kinda tucked around a sharp edge to help with the fear the geese have

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NO

page 28 of the standard Hunting Regs

no wireless (no radio run electronics)

you can hardwire it though w/ speaker wire and a toggle switch.

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a buddy of mine has his hard wired and has been checked by the c.o and the c.o said well it not remote and your on to something

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Now we're on to something!

Can anybody tell me how/where you run the wires?

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you can run them on vexilar batteries just gator clip the other end to were you hook the motor to the battery inside the duck my buddy wrapped his wire to protect it better and he just lets it sink and he has a fuse about a foot from the battery I think its a 15 amper

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So he has to run a lead all the way from the decoy right to wherever he is sitting? Is this what your saying?

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Dan Z,

Just cause I'm a "LITTLE" slow. lol. Let's go through this one more time as I can't picture where everyhting goes. By the way, I plan on rigging mine for field hunting primnarily.

Help me create where the wires go. I'm getting confused as it seems like you'd have to unhook the wires that run from the switch to the motor.

toggle switch.....connects to.......wire.....connects to......battery.....connects to.........motor.....

Does that sound right?

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I'll talk you through it, I haven't done this but it isn't a bad idea, other than the hassel of running the wires back to the boat.

Take the battery out of the decoy

Hook 1 wire up to the Red wire coming from the motor

Other wire to the Black wire coming from the motor

Run the wires down the pole and back to the boat.

In the wire that is hooked up to the Red lead, hook up 1 side of toggle switch, other side of toggle goes to Red battery terminal. The black wire hooks directly to the battery.

The other way to do this would be a "switch loop" where the battery stays in the decoy, you hook up the black wire from the motor to the black battery terminal. Then hook 1 wire from the speaker wire to the red terminal and the other wire too the red motor wire. In the boat you would hook the opposite end of the wires up to the toggle switch.

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