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broden

Here is a simple invention that I want to share with you. It may help you in retirement.

Also, I think that this would work (in principal) to catch squirrels and small opossums. The pot may have to be deeper though.

The bait shown here is peanut butter. Spreadable cheese will work too.

 

 

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Brucewayne

Nice, in some areas here, one would have to empty the trash can every few hours, much better than the single mouse, mouse trap.

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broden

Nice, in some areas here, one would have to empty the trash can every few hours, much better than the single mouse, mouse trap.

just build a fire under it and keep serving it up as it fills

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Brucewayne

just build a fire under it and keep serving it up as it fills

 

I get bored sometimes and I think I am going to keep this idea in mind as something to do when I do get bored.

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philuk

another good trap is a 2 litre plastic bottle with some cooking oil in the bottom, same thing they can get in but not out,

 

When its full just screw the lid on and start a new one

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Paul

another good trap is a 2 litre plastic bottle with some cooking oil in the bottom, same thing they can get in but not out,

 

When its full just screw the lid on and start a new one

 

You lost me, here. Okay, a 2 liter bottle has a small cap on it. What is it going to catch, now? 

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Ozepete

If you have lots, flour and cement is good at wiping out mice plagues.  :scratch_head:

Mix 2 parts of plain flour with one part cement, load the dry mix onto plates and place them under areas where the mice gather but is dry.  

They eat the mix which sets hard in their gut and bingo, concrete golf balls on legs. Usually they are dead within 2 - 3 days 

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Sonny

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WOW, a lot of street vendors owe you a debt of gratitude. :lol:

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Headed that way

I wonder if you baited it with cash if you could catch Filipina scammers, Whippies, and politicians?

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Irenicus

Cool!

 

"Hillbilly" is rather insensitive nowadays.

 

They prefer "Mountain-Americans."

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broden

Cool!

 

"Hillbilly" is rather insensitive nowadays.

 

They prefer "Mountain-Americans."

hills ain't mountains

 

unless they are mole hills

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Brucewayne

Cool!

 

"Hillbilly" is rather insensitive nowadays.

 

They prefer "Mountain-Americans."

 

I dunno, I lived in Ellington, Mo. for a couple of years and most folks I met there seemed to consider being called a Hillbilly a compliment.

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quit_yume

i thought the new term was 'hilljack'  or 'hilljane'

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KennyF

We did a similar thing back in my aprentice days (last century) by hanging a long neck bottle over a bucket and hanging some bait on an inch or so of string, but you had to put a couple of inches of water in the pail or else the little buggers can jump out.

I'm going to try this one Broden.

 

KonC

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SkyMan

Nice, in some areas here, one would have to empty the trash can every few hours, much better than the single mouse, mouse trap.

Just put the stick on the outhouse seat at night leave the door open.

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