I had a rigor rabbit for a while and did not care for it. It just did not have the "rigor" i wanted...i returned it and went back to the old coonskin cap hanging in the brush.
Yours has the plastic can inside with the motor and spinning weight? That's what mine was and it just vibrated around without much real motion.
From the books that I have read, there is a lot of importance in knowing every nook and cranny of your hunting territory as well as the animal that you are hunting. So scouting as much as possible, just walking the land, will give you a good idea of what's around the corner or what's on the other side of a hill. Which can be very beneficial.
Making your own maps of human and deer trails, and different types of foliage such as group of pines,...