Nope not a shareholder... Just a happy customer. I got mine off of
ebay. The only place I've seen them are ebay & a few sites on the
net. If someone was to sell them locally I would think they would be
had my engine cleaned one time and the mechanic found LIVE mice living
they chewed up the head gaskets for bedding.
hence why my engine needed cleaning.
|C & E wrote:
| > My experience after one year of owning a new double wide which we
use as a
| > cabin is that the mice will run off with scads of bait and hide it
| > most improbable places.
| HaHaHa! I recently removed a 275 Gal oil tank
| in the basement. We Sawzalled the legs off close to the
| floor. These were hollow pipes, open at the top.
| When removed, there were 4 tidy piles of bait on the floor.
| The mice had been dutifully carting the stuff all the way down
| from the attached garage, thru the crawl space.
| >had my engine cleaned one time and the mechanic found LIVE mice
| >in there.
| >they chewed up the head gaskets for bedding.
| >hence why my engine needed cleaning.
| Isn't all but a millimeter or less of the head gasket tightly clamped
| between two slabs of steel?
and they still got in
there were 4 mice still alive in there
| > |
| > | >had my engine cleaned one time and the mechanic found LIVE mice
| > living
| > | >in there.
| > | >they chewed up the head gaskets for bedding.
| > | >hence why my engine needed cleaning.
| > |
| > | Isn't all but a millimeter or less of the head gasket tightly
| > | between two slabs of steel?
| > yes
| > and they still got in
| > there were 4 mice still alive in there
| IN WHERE? The engine compartment? Inside the cylinders? Inside the
in there somewhere mr.hot head
ask my mechanic (Larry)
he found them in the engine somewhere
ask him @ alt.auto.repair
| >>had my engine cleaned one time and the mechanic found LIVE mice
| >>in there.
| >>they chewed up the head gaskets for bedding.
| >>hence why my engine needed cleaning.
| Yeah. Right. Mice ate your copper head gaskets, and then you needed
| your engine cleaned.
actually I was getting the engine cleaned
then found the mice.
if you can't talk nicer to me then I will not reply to you any more.
| Where can I get some of whatever you've been smoking?
down by the docks
Ya know, there's a difference between ignorance and stupidity.
Ignorance can be cured. Teachers and others do it on a daily basis.
Stupidity is forever, and when you designate a comment as being
a stupid one, you are clearly not trying to talk nicely.
I think CABSGAL HAS BEEN FOREWARNED
Ooops, was my capslock on? Well, silly me. I'll try to remember
to be more careful next time, especially when reminding someone
that makes such an **ignorant** comment as was made about not
being able to check on sludge status of a septic tank other than by
having it pumped.
As a former exterminator I would recommend using traps with expanded
triggers. or standard triggers setting with cotton soaked in peanut butter
and setting along a wall with the trigger side facing the wall.
I have two wind up traps the have a tunnel through them and you place it
against the wall. As they go through it throws them in a chamber for
drowning in a five gallon pail later or just let them starve to death . If
that sounds cruel wait till they chew a electric cord and burn your house
down. It will hold about 15 mice. They are nice because you can leave them
in the garage basement armed year round and they wont hurt your pets . kids
and leave no poison in the environment. Dead mice do stink when dead
depending on the area.
Do not wash the trap as the smell will attract others as a safe haven. FYI
Mice can enter through a 1/4 " hole
most likely a gas pipe or along the sill plate
*** the former exterminator speaks the truth, naturally. finding all
the holes is tough, unless you have enough of them to follow a steady
trail of droppings. in my house they use the pipes and dishwasher hose
under my kitchen sink as bridges, which means they largely avoid the
traps. i did learn in Philadelphia to use steel wool to plug any holes
you can find. tried it here and, amazingly, it's apparently a
universal that mice cannot tolerate chewing through steel wool (here i
thought they taught them that in the public schools back east).
again, that only works if you can find the holes.
They, and other critters, are looking for food, water, shelter. A
cardboard box of old clothes is a mouse mansion. :o) A bowl of dog food
is enough to feed the colony. Mousetrap with peanut butter should get
the occasional intruder. If you have had more snow than usual, they may
just have gotten in out of desperation. Come spring, look for little
gaps in exterior that they might squeeze through.
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