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this a live catch trap for a small nuisances such as the mouse, rat and others.it is very simple and effective ....enjoy!
You'll need:coffee can 1/4" screen mousetrap* old scissors or diagonal cutter slip-joint pliers and/or needle nose pliers bamboo/wood skewers (from the grocer) small screws screwdriver light wire glue ...
You're going to be mounting a mousetrap to the open end of a coffee can as shown, so that the hinge is right at the top edge of ...
Before mounting the trap to the can, you're going to bend the bait/trigger loop out of shape a bit. Note: Don't bend anything outside the yellow ellipse, if ...
Once you're content that you haven't screwed up the trap's trigger with all this bending, press a drop of glue into each hole, and mount the trap to ...
Place a piece of screen under the snapper as shown. I'm using a skewer to keep the spring of the trap from bending the screen until it's attached. ...
Don't forget a couple twists of wire at the root of the snapper, to secure the screen there. When you start trimming the wire around the edge of ...
Insert the skewer piece in the trigger, and make final adjustments as needed. Smear just the top of the skewer with goodies, and leave the can in a ...
also if you want you can use a 5 gallon bucket and a rat trap for larger game such as cats ,racoons(small ones) and armidillos! feedback is encouraged!=)(but ...
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