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#12073342 - 06/05/17 Re: I caught a mouse in the shop today [Re: Clarkm]  
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Originally Posted by Clarkm
The traps are failing to go off 60% of the time, and all the peanut butter is gone.


Sounds like the trigger needs adjusting. You want it so that ANY contact, no matter how light, will set it off.

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#12081638 - 06/09/17 Re: I caught a mouse in the shop today [Re: chris112]  
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Originally Posted by chris112
Originally Posted by Clarkm
The traps are failing to go off 60% of the time, and all the peanut butter is gone.


Sounds like the trigger needs adjusting. You want it so that ANY contact, no matter how light, will set it off.

chris



In my bachelor days I had a "trap line" of a dozen traditional wooden Victors. I had the triggers set so light that they'd often go off if I walked by them too fast. Every morning half of the traps would be full.

I eventually got tired of the BS and brought home a Manx cat..................no more mices.


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#12082058 - 06/10/17 Re: I caught a mouse in the shop today [Re: WeimsnKs]  
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Originally Posted by WeimsnKs
Originally Posted by PISTOLMIKE
Originally Posted by Clarkm
The traps are failing to go off 60% of the time, and all the peanut butter is gone.


Here's a Swedish mouse trap thats pretty good...
The mouse cant get the bait without getting trapped.
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http://www.clasohlson.com/se/Musf%C3%A4llan-Mj%C3%B6lner/34-5202


Regards Mike


We have used this style for years. Just put a couple pieces of dry dog food in the bait well and leave it alone. Mouse sticks thier snout in the bait well and whack.


Where can a guy get a half dozen of those?


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#12089349 - 06/13/17 Re: I caught a mouse in the shop today [Re: 1minute]  
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Here in Northern Minnesota and at the Summer house in NW Ontario we use a water anti freeze 50-50 mixture in the bucket, Keeps the liquid from freezing and the little bastids from stinking when you're not around to empty the catch bucket every couple of days.

#12100491 - 06/20/17 Re: I caught a mouse in the shop today [Re: Clarkm]  
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I love the surprised look on those mouse faces.

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#12100565 - 06/20/17 Re: I caught a mouse in the shop today [Re: Clarkm]  
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