American Hunter Sunslinger Kit Review

When buying a directional deer feeder you need the right size container so that you don’t have to refill it too often. So, keep that in mind with the number of deer you want to feed. However, you can pick any size grain container and match it with the American Hunter Sunslinger Kit. It works with any grain container, just attach it and start feeding.

This is a feed dispenser with a timer and it comes with digital controls. The American Hunter Sunslinger 30580 disperses feed along the ground so the deer can enjoy food all year long.

American Hunter Sunslinger Directional Feeder Kit ReviewAMERICAN HUNTER Sunslinger Kit, Multi, One Size

Sunslinger Features:

  • Includes a set of mounting brackets and self-tapping screws so you don’t need tools to set it up.
  • The timer doesn’t use dials. Instead, in front of the gadget there’s an “easy touch” digital timer that lets you enter the schedule you want.
  • Timer is digital and gives you lots of options to choose from. To set up the timer, use these instructions: First, pick the days of the week that you want it to operate. Then, pick the particular time of day that you want it to operate. You can set the digital timer up to disperse the food once a day or up to 16 times a day. Finally you can determine how long each feeding period lasts. You can set it up so that it spreads the corn (or the protein pellets) for up to 30 seconds.
  • Powered by a 6-volt rechargeable battery. This is especially true when you use a solar panel to recharge the battery. This unit comes with a built-in solar charger.
  • The “slinging power” of the motor here is quite impressive. It can send the food out a distance of 15 feet.


The American Hunter Sunslinger 30580 has high product reviews.

Easy setup

This is quite a relief, as there are numerous models that are frankly too troublesome to assemble and mount. Some of these models aren’t really well-designed, so the different parts don’t fit together very well. Others require a lot of care and effort.

With this product, the setup is very simple. The instructions are very clear and you have all the mounting hardware you need.

What We Like About It

  • Setting up the feeding schedule is also quite easy. It may seem complicated at first, but that’s only because you have so many options to choose from. You have to decide the days, times, and duration of each feed dispersal time. For that, you may want to install a trail camera so you can find out when the deer come to the device. You can also count how many of them there are to determine the duration of the feed time.
  • It’s great that the motor of the directional deer feeder is powerful enough to send the feed up to 15 feet away. This lets you feed more deer at once, without them getting too congested and bumping into each other. Such close contact can lead to frayed nerves and fights that can lead to injuries.
  • The long-lasting battery with the solar charger is also quite convenient. All you need is a solar panel and this will run for a long time without any need to change or recharge batteries.
  • The American Hunter Sunslinger kit doesn’t need a lot of maintenance. There’s really nothing to take care of. All you need to do is to set the schedule, refill the feed and that’s it. Once you figure out the right schedule, you can get a large container so that you don’t have to fiddle with the device too frequently.


  • The solar powered battery could fail causing feeding to stop.


This model is a terrific choice for setting up one of the best directional deer feeder systems.

The automated functions work flawlessly and it’s built to withstand the elements. It’s also easy to set up your feeding schedule and the installation with the grain container are problem-free.

With this model you get a solar powered feeder with a varmint guard. All you need is a container. Purchase the American Hunter Sunslinger kit and you can easily feed many deer on your property!

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If you are looking for a larger model from this brand, check out the American Hunter Feeder 225lb model or the American Hunter Bucket Feeder.

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