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  • MtuBoy commented on Darthorso's instructable Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap2 years ago
    Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap

    Hi Cam. East Africa is home to the best, traditional home-brewed beer. So, you can imagine the land has never suffered a yeast supply shortage since the beginning of time.

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  • MtuBoy commented on ethanpnorton's instructable Homemade Rat Trap3 years ago
    Homemade Rat Trap

    A simple, ingenuous solution to a big problem. Kudos! However, the pictures are not as clear as one would expect. As you very well know, a picture speaks a thousand words. I would love to know if indeed such a trap would work well against big rats. 1. Is the bridge (wire) fixed or is it also rotating? 2. How far should the toilet roll be placed from the ramp edge of the bucket? A big rat may be able to access the bait right from the ramp without having to step on the roll.3. Don't rats have the ability to climb up the bucket once they've fallen in, or can we have a bucket made out of supper smooth material that rats can't grip?I am hellbent on using this simple tool and I would love to know that I will not be wasting time building one. Rats have taken over my chicken barn and they are ...

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    A simple, ingenuous solution to a big problem. Kudos! However, the pictures are not as clear as one would expect. As you very well know, a picture speaks a thousand words. I would love to know if indeed such a trap would work well against big rats. 1. Is the bridge (wire) fixed or is it also rotating? 2. How far should the toilet roll be placed from the ramp edge of the bucket? A big rat may be able to access the bait right from the ramp without having to step on the roll.3. Don't rats have the ability to climb up the bucket once they've fallen in, or can we have a bucket made out of supper smooth material that rats can't grip?I am hellbent on using this simple tool and I would love to know that I will not be wasting time building one. Rats have taken over my chicken barn and they are terrorising my bosses (chickens) when night falls.

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