Wintering mice..

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  1. oldnotdead

    oldnotdead Die Hard Bowhunter

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    We have had a HORRIBLE problem with mice all year in our vehicles and equipment. I have big issues in my blinds. Wire harness chewed,fires started by hidden nests. Chewing everything. Yesterday our only working fix arrived . Cab Fresh, expensive and mixed reviews ,though worked for us. They are best in closed areas. Engine compartments closed blinds you need a couple. Monks and squirrels are more challenging.
    I add balsam oil to the pouches to keep them strong.
     
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    Been using it for years. Seems to be as good as anything.
     
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    How often do you visit or check your stuff? Fellow had skunks in an outbuilding- told him to toss a handful of mothballs in the building...being careful, though. Try mothballs and replenish as needed. Keeps out a lot of unwanted critters.
     
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    Mothballs stopped working and can't use them in our car and truck. These we clip in the engine compartment and they make the inside of both smell great. No more wiring harnesses replaced . Thats dang exspensive!!!
    You can also buy puce balsam oil to replenish the pouches.
     
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    My parents lived in a retirement community in Clearwater, FL. Lady had to have her wiring replaced twice because of squirrels. Dad would put a couple of rubber snakes up front...away from the engine heat. Worked! Never heard of balsam oil. Great as it works.
     
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    Have had several RV places tell me to use dryer sheets. It keeps the mice away by smell.
    For the death : If ya got the place to put them- the tomcat green bars kills them off quick. Just ensure pets cannot get to them.

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