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Old 11-15-2012, 03:37 PM   #31
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That really gives new meaning to "build a better mouse trap"

Never the less "That" is one GREAT trap!!

Thanks
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:12 PM   #32
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MURDERERS!!!!


This is what you need!

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Old 11-20-2012, 07:46 PM   #33
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OK linlas13 you had over a week and we wanted to know if you caught those mice yet?
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:50 PM   #34
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Cedarcide (http://www.cedarcidestore.com) works for us. Sprinkle the sawdust granules around the perimeter plus a few well placedsachets throughout does the trick. Critters of all stripes can't stand the aroma found in the cedar oils
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:19 PM   #35
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Have Y'all ever thought of what happens to all the poison that is put into the environment with the use of mouse and rat bait?

It doesn't decompose, it usually ends up travelling up the animal food chain, and as it is designed to be a cumulative killer, has also killed cats, raptors, etc.

Another case of man vs. nature with no winner...

Please think about the enviroment and try to limit the use of these toxins. It may be a pet of yours that you save.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:34 PM   #36
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I like those hockey puck traps. You can tell when one is in there, and you just throw it away. You don't have to touch the bodies, let alone see them.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:35 PM   #37
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It has been almost a week since we put the cover on it and put it away for the winter. I have only checked it once since then and so far so good. Right now we have moth balls, balsam balm and peppermint oil in different places scattered around the interior.Also we have placed two traps that once they go in they can's go out. Under the camper outside we have mothballs. I am going to check it once a week throughout the winter.
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:53 PM   #38
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I think those are some great ideas. It seems that a lot of the vulnerability is found where appliance or outside hookups come into the RV. It's probably best to park on a slab of cement or cut the lawn low like you suggested.
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:53 PM   #39
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ha! That is so funny!
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:50 PM   #40
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This should work good for anybody that can't get out to the rig often to empty and reset those darn traps, plus you won't have to put poison out anymore.

All there is here is a 5 gal. bucket, hole thru both sides of the top with a piece of conduit running thru it, with a plastic water bottle smeared with peanut butter on the conduit, (I will replace that with a piece of PVC just big enough to go over the conduit and spin freely.

There is a small board hooked on the edge of the bucket for the little critters to get up there. Then when they get out on the bottle/PVC, it will spin and down they go into a few inches of water or RV antifreeze . They can't get out) in fact I don't think they swim to good either.
Iggy,

You forgot to mention that the RV antifreeze acts like an embalming solution and won't stink up the trailer if left for some periods of time!

I haven't needed this setup yet but now that I mentioned it I'm sure that I will find all kinds of evidence of mice being in my trailer in the spring

Happy Camping,
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