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Old 04-14-2015, 01:02 AM   #1
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Electric mouse trap

Has anyone try the electric mouse traps? victor sells one for $26. Tried bounce sheets which didn't work. I also bought an electric sound machine to deter them. That doesn't work either. Last year I completly emptied the camper of food and paper products. Set several snap traps and several sticky traps. Placed several urinal cakes on aluminum foil. Tried to stuff steel wool where ever I could find holes. Moth balls on the outside. Still had mice. Maybe not as many. Did not catch one mouse in the traps. Although the sticky traps were moved and it appears one critter must of chewed off its tail or leg to escape. I am in Wisconsin so the sticky traps probably don't work once it gets cold. So I figure electricity doesn't freeze. Just trying to find out if anybody had any success with the electric traps. Also if anyone can tell me where are common spots to fill with steel wool in case I am missing areas. Any good solutions for that huge hole by the electrical cord and under the tub?

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Old 04-14-2015, 03:35 AM   #2
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Yes, my mother in law uses one and it works very well.

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Old 04-18-2015, 09:26 PM   #3
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We tried one this winter, from November till April and had no sign of mouse activity. Also used bounce sheets!!!
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Old 04-18-2015, 10:57 PM   #4
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On my TT I bought a kit from Camping World and switched the pull out power cord to a removable one. I have heard of mice coming in that way but have of ants. The make a pest detergent expanding foam that you could use under the tub.

For me the best Mouse Traps are the snap ones. I tie short string to the trigger and rub peanut butter into the string.
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Old 04-19-2015, 06:25 AM   #5
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I remember reading a clever mouse trap that one of the members used.. something about extending a thin piece of cardboard over the edge of the kitchen counter and put peanut butter or something on the end that extended over the edge of the counter. When the mouse stepped on the cardboard that was extended over the end of the counter, the cardboard tipped and the mouse fell into a large bucket and could not escape. I tried to locate that post, but was unable to locate it.

DW uses peppermint oil soaked cotton balls in little plastic shot glass cups in all the storage compartments, and in the cabinets which seem to work great (so far no critters or ants). DW also uses BOUNCE sheets in the same areas.

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Old 04-19-2015, 12:51 PM   #6
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Just a note here BOUNCE SHEETS DO NOT WORK. They used it as TP in my neighbors RV
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Old 04-19-2015, 01:49 PM   #7
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Electric mouse trap

I have one that is called a rat zapper . It takes 4D size battery's when the small critter goes in it electrocutes them. Only problem is it only does one at a time . They do make one that electrocutes them then stacks them up like cord wood .At the hunting shack we take a five gallon pail with a little antifreeze and water in the bottom, take a pop can put a wire thru it on top so it spins ,smear a little peanut butter on the can , piece of wood for a ramp . The mice go up the ramp jump to the can , fall off and drown
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Old 04-20-2015, 07:45 PM   #8
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I was delousing the camper this past weekend and found a chipmunk stuck to one of my sticky traps. I can understand the mice squeezing in but a chipmunk?
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Old 04-20-2015, 08:12 PM   #9
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Kept our popup at home, have 4 cats that are indoor cats with outdoor privileges. They decimate the mouse population. No mouse ever probably laid eyes upon that pup Now with the new TT at a storage lot without my little hunters to protect it I guess I need to be pondering this stuff huh.
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Redneck mouse trap might work:


Like Clayton suggests.


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