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Old 11-20-2006, 02:07 PM   #1
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Is anyone else having an issue with mice? Since winter is setting, the mice have decided to move into the basement of my 06 Moutain Aire 4304. I maintain the heat at 45 degrees. I have managed to catch them each time (usually just 1 or 2), always next to the hydro-hot burner. I have looked everywhere and can not find an opening. Anyone else having this issue? So far, no evidence of a nest in the basement.
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Is anyone else having an issue with mice? Since winter is setting, the mice have decided to move into the basement of my 06 Moutain Aire 4304. I maintain the heat at 45 degrees. I have managed to catch them each time (usually just 1 or 2), always next to the hydro-hot burner. I have looked everywhere and can not find an opening. Anyone else having this issue? So far, no evidence of a nest in the basement.
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Old 11-20-2006, 03:17 PM   #3
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Good luck Jerry keep setting those traps.
I have traps set thru out the basement and Bounce sheets all over also.
Come spring time it sure smells pretty nice.
The old mouse trap is a doer.
Just don't have one get caught in a gas furnace sure smells like burnt meat and noisey.
I have no heat and they still come. They must like Newmars.
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Old 11-20-2006, 04:09 PM   #4
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I have electronic ultrasonic mouse devices, live traps, wood snap traps and glue pads. If they get in they don't stand a chance. Just can't keep them out of the basement. So far, non in the coach. Next week I am taking it to a heated warehouse for a few months.
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Old 11-20-2006, 04:40 PM   #5
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My rig is parked on a gravel pad in a field with a wooded area all around. I started putting moth balls on the ground under the coach, concentrating them near the rear wheels/engine area. I have had no problems with mice (now that I say that I probably will).
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Old 11-20-2006, 04:43 PM   #6
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I also have a trap under the draws under my stove top I forgot about. Found mouse hole thru bread in one of the draws.
Didn't get that one mancerated in the furnace fan though.
I had used the electronic ones also they didn't work for me.
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Old 11-21-2006, 04:19 AM   #7
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Come fall I just throw a cat into the basement and take him out next spring.
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Warpath had issues with mice, they were getting in by coming up the A/C cord.....He used some pipe insulation and solved the problem, AFTER having to remodel his bedroom headliner....

I'm in luck.....mice don't like big brown things...
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Mice love insulation for a warm nest in the winter. Maybe he should use steel wool nothing like a good dose of iron in the stomach.
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you will laugh but this is the best mouse trap ever and it will work all winter with no maintanance

take a 5 gallon bucket and run a strand of 12 or 14 guage wire from one side to the other (such as from handle to handle) put the wire through a soda can so the can spins and depress the wire in the middle so the can will stay in the center of the bucket..put water and your choice of anti freeze in the bucket, just enough so the mouse can't touch bottom..put a ramp up to the bucket and bait the can with peanut butter..mouse goes up ramp walks the wire to the can and can spins and mouse swims, for a while..this has been used for years in hunting camps and it works..no poisons or traps to bait..
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I have Molly...And no Mice or Mickey's..Of any kind...LOL..Bushman
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Old 11-22-2006, 01:43 PM   #12
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I have steel wool around the opening for the power cord and water hose. Not sure where they are coming in. I have isloated them to the area next to the hydro hot diesel burner. If I can't keep them out, I guess all i can do is trap them.
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