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Old 02-01-2015, 02:10 PM   #1
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Check your RV OFTEN!!

We keep out RV in a old campground out community use to run. Now just a nice gravel lot. No electric or water at sites, but does have a dump station and potable water.

Well one of the folks that keeps their RV there to, does NOT come by ofter and this is what we saw.

A VERY large hornets nest!! This is a good reason to check on your RV often.
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:27 PM   #2
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I hope he has covers on all his vents!
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:40 PM   #3
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1/243 --- I am guessing NOT!! Why cover his vents? Its a nice big 5th wheel too.
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:46 PM   #4
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Not to mention mice! I have had them in my engine before. Peppermint oil on cotton is supposed to repel them. I am also trying these out:

http://www.amazon.com/Fresh-Cab-Rode...ouse+repellant

It's a cedar/herbs blend that mice don't like.

One of my friends uses BOUNCE on the engine. She recommends reminding yourself with a note so you don't start the engine first without removing the BOUNCE.
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:47 PM   #5
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This looks like a good time to call in the pro's.
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:51 PM   #6
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Oh we have used "Fresh Cab" bags for years. We have (knock wood) NEVER had an issue with mice. MAtter a fact gave some bags to a freinds mom who's motorhome had mice.
We will see how they work in her rv.
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When I bought my rig the dealer put screens over outside vents. Also cover the AC's if they get in there they could make a mess..
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I didn't have cruise control. Starting digging into the stuff under the hood, pulled the radiator recovery tank, critter nest and chewed wires. At least it was an easy fix.
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Just hook it up and take it for a ride! I bet the hornets leave...
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As nasty as the inhabitants of that nest are, you really do have to admire the beauty of the finished product and workmanship that went into its build quality.


Maybe they could teach the RV industry a few building tips....LOL!!!
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