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ShotKam, new toy

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Charlie Becknell, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    Santa brought me a ShotKam. Unfortunately, I need a better recipe in setting this up. No instruction book.
     
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  2. ShotStop

    ShotStop Dedicatedto keeping gun clubs open and shooting. Banned

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    Charlie, send me the Kam and your gun and I'll have it set up in time for the Grand.
     
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  3. Brent Paulus

    Brent Paulus Well-Known Member

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    Looking into the ShotKam to purchase Charlie I came across some interesting YouTube videos. Might see something of interest there. I wonder if anybody else on here has a ShotKam and can shed some light on the subject. That sucks if they charge the price they do and don't include any instructions. Maybe they charge extra for them? Good Luck Charlie and please keep us posted on your success.
    Thanks
    Brent
     
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  4. Floorplate

    Floorplate Active Member

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    Your a Doc. You'll be OK
     
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  6. Setterman

    Setterman Well-Known Member

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    My son has one. they are kind of a PITA to manage while shooting (settings). He got a manual with all the setting procedures in it. Website is good.

    It's best to have a computer with a large screen to review the videos. A cell phone doesn't cut it, especially if there's any tree background.
     
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  7. MarkLT

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    Charlie
    The rep in florida will probably help you with anything you need , but if you cant get in touch with him or there is an issue I would be happy to send you a copy of the manual in pdf
    I have had one for about 2 years and have gotten a lot of use out of it.
     
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  9. Scootermac50

    Scootermac50 Active Member

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    Call Emily at Shotkam, she is a plethora of knowledge and helped me many times get the "set up" correct.
     
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  10. steveq

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    you have the whole manual in the camera"s plug in to computer and go to file folder!! you should have manual on folder in the box!!
     
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  11. $$$SHTR

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    I have one, great tool. It helped me the best when I set the dot at the POI, not the POA.

    Fun tool. Watch on big screen, it's awesome.

    Tomas
     
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  12. joe170586

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    I bought my shotkam last year and Emily will walk you through any questions you
    might have.. What do you need to know about the installatiio
    What do you need to know about the installation? May I can help
     
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  13. Ridgid02

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    I hope the above comments are correct it looks better in a big screen bc I watched some vids on my phone and they certainly didn't seem to be the quality of a camera that price!
     
  14. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    I finally resorted to calling our office computer support people and he got it finally on my laptop. I have not figured out yet how to get more than one single two shot attempt on the camera.
     
  15. WBD

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    I have had both... The first version and now the new one. I didn't use the first one much, so I sold it. Then, I had an issue on the skeet field with a particular station I was trying to resolve and after trying about everything to understand what the heck I was doing fundamentally wrong, I decided to quit listening to people giving me their opinions and get the new ShotKam. Got it; shot it; and, diagnosed and fixed my issue in a session (video, take home and review, return to skeet field the following day and make adjustments; problem resolved). I plan to use the device more in 2017 for doubles training for skeet and give it a go for sporting clays. On a computer, the pics are clear and impressive. Good luck with your new toy. I see you sourced the manuals, so you are good to go.
     
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  16. joe170586

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    The quality on your computer or laptop is excellent. I agree that
    the phone quality is not that good.
     
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  17. joe170586

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    Another point to understand is that if you want to view your shot or shots
    in the field a phone or tablet is NOT they way to go. Its a real process. The camera
    works best with an actual laptop (NO TABLET) in the field.
     
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  18. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    I have been in touch with ShotKam, very impressed with their customer service. If this was only a skin problem I believe I could figure it out.

    Charlie
     
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  19. Trapshooter

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    Can you see the shot cloud in the video?
     
  20. $$$SHTR

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    NO shot cloud against trees.
     
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