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Jurassic pusher
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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by Jurassic pusher » Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:58 pm

macinblack wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:52 pm
Have you tried a "No Rats!" sign?
If they went to the same skool as I dun, thay not read good
Come in, she said "I`ll give you shelter from the Storm"
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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by composite » Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:30 pm

In Reverse wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:14 pm
Get a Manchester Terrier and plus its bed in the shed. A great ratter.
Our cat made a surprisingly good ratter. Cleared out our shed. We were pretty shocked honestly.

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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by BigdummySteve » Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:11 am

An alternative workshop trap involves a plastic barrel inclined with an inviting treat and an ‘accessibly’ ramp. The rats can’t resist scampering down but can’t climb out, catch and release or a length of 1/4” bar stock according to taste :-bd
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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by BigdummySteve » Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:15 am

Even more fun is a 9mm rimfire shotgun, knock up a silencer on your lathe, tape your joystick underneath the barrel and even the score for that Middle Ages thing.
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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by Jurassic pusher » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:46 am

BigdummySteve wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:15 am
Even more fun is a 9mm rimfire shotgun, knock up a silencer on your lathe, tape your joystick underneath the barrel and even the score for that Middle Ages thing.
Now that sounds like a plan!!
Come in, she said "I`ll give you shelter from the Storm"
Bob Dylan.

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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by thenorthwind » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:42 pm

composite wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:30 pm
In Reverse wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:14 pm
Get a Manchester Terrier and plus its bed in the shed. A great ratter.
Our cat made a surprisingly good ratter. Cleared out our shed. We were pretty shocked honestly.
Cats always like you to think they're innocent. Don't fall for it.

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Re: Rat advice sought!

Post by composite » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:03 am

thenorthwind wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:42 pm
composite wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:30 pm
In Reverse wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:14 pm
Get a Manchester Terrier and plus its bed in the shed. A great ratter.
Our cat made a surprisingly good ratter. Cleared out our shed. We were pretty shocked honestly.
Cats always like you to think they're innocent. Don't fall for it.
It was never innocence, more that she is mostly a house cat that doesn't venture further than the garden normally. Out of nowhere she went through a killer phase all of sudden and did a few rats and birds in quick succession before doing nothing again.

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