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Old 03-20-2012, 07:16 AM   #29
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Palmetto bug=cockroach
True and not true. They are a member of the CR family but not in the traditional sense. Their home is normally outside in Oak trees, palmetto bushes and Spanish moss. They aren't what I call nasty roaches, as you will generally find them inside if it is rainy or cold. They will, however, scare the beejesus out of the DW. They don't hang around your cabinets, they crawl on your ceilings. We have a 3ac. lot here in S. Ga. filled with old liveoaks and plenty of Spanish moss. Palmetto bugs are a small inconvience for the natural beauty and serenity.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:18 PM   #32
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Not computer mice... REAL mice!

We back up to a field here in Georgetown, Texas, and in the seven seasons we've been here, and the almost as many years we've had this particular coach, we have NEVER seen signs of mice.

But, we found mouse droppings on the floor under the sink and the lower drawers on that side. (Our coach has the sink on the passenger side). We also found some droppings behind the "false drawer" next to the dining room table. I can see how mice can get in there... there are openings where the sewer hose passes through the bottom of the coach. Looking at other posts about this, it looks like people sealed the openings where the electic cord comes in and the sewer hose comes in. I think maybe they can get into the bay where the electic cord comes in, then climb on the furnace ducts through some openings.

Other posts suggested putting Bounce dryer sheets around and that keeps them away.

Just wondering if other Alpine owners have had rodent problems and what THEY did to remedy them

We have had mice in our 99, had a box of dryer sheets in the cabinet, the mice ate holes in the DRYER SHEET BOX,while it contained sheets/// old trucker
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Harbor Freight sells a great mouse mallet w/a large flat face, under $10. Don't whack 'em on the carpet, & don't ask how I know!! Chase 'em over the tile then- Whamo!! Just set still in the coach in the wee hours of the morning, and listen for the skittling sound. I tried a little mouse lariat first, thought it would be quick; man that was tough to learn the twirl & throw, and If you only get a leg the mouse can wriggle out. Mallet is the way to go. I got out the .22 cal pistol, but EngineerAnnie put a stop to that before I could get a shot off.

I keep some white electrical tape for marking wires, & just for fun I took to putting little white mouse tape outlines on the floor where I did the deed, to get a rise out of EngineerAnnie of course. But she was not amused. After the third or fourth time she made me stop. I tried saving the carcasses in a freezer zip-lock to make stew, but she put a stop to that also. Probably too much cayenne in that first batch. Or maybe if I'da skinned the little bodies first she wouldn't have objected to the bag in the freezer? Guess I'll never know. Live & learn. Now its just thump 'em & dump 'em.
Thats a good story Mike, . Others talk about cats. Back on the farm cats worked ok, but these domesticaed , RV cats have not been properly educated in survival situations. We had a cat that was terrified of a DEAD mouse in the TRAP. Maybe we should get a large mallet and a lariet rope. good wishes, it was good for a laugh, old trucker
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We had a cat for a while. Then I got the cat compactor. No more problems w/cats.
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