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I need to add this disclaimer, this instructable is for lack of a better word GRUESOME, if you are weak in the stomach or do not like to see dead mice...
To begin this instructable you will need the following; one 5 gallon bucket (plastic is preferred), antifreeze if you are in the freezing zone. I show...
Mark where your holes are going to be, I try to place the holes just under the top lip of the bucket and mark with a marker. Next drill the hole.
Here I am drilling the second hole on the opposite side of the bucket.
Here I am inserting the wire thru the hole on the far side of the bucket
Here you see the wire going thru the bucket with the far end of the wire curled around the lip
You will now need to make a kink in the wire on the far side, this is to keep the can from being pushed to the bucket edge.
Here I am drilling the hole just a bit larger than the diameter of the wire on the bottom of the can nothing precise just try and get as close to cent...
Here I am pointing at the top of the can and have moved the tab so it is over the hole, also note where the wire is this is critical. If your can does...
Here I have pulled the wire thru the can and made a judgment call as to how much room I will allow the can to slide on the wire, you want it (can) not...
Once you get the can where you want it try and pull the taught before you fasten the wire to the bucket, you want to try and keep half of the can abov...
Place the trap so you can add a convenient walkway but make it so the mice have to reach for the bait this way it is going to make a sure SPLASH also...
Not a clear picture, but some people might not like the look of dead mice, there is a total of five mice in the bucket after one week. Antifreeze does...
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Posted:Nov 22, 2010
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