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Old 07-27-2010, 09:02 PM   #1
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How the hell due you get rid of mice from your 5th wheel that is parked in a park all the time. I have tried everything but they keep coming back.
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Old 07-27-2010, 09:21 PM   #2
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A 3' to 4' long rat snake will get them out in short order.

Seriously, you need to get under and seal up every little crack you can find. They will come up the power cord or water hose or the landing gear. Use bronze wool to pack the small areas. If you are not there daily, you do not want to set traps and have them smell up the place while you are gone.

We had mice in the trailer in Oklahoma. We got rid of what little food was on board and placed dryer sheet (cheap generic one) in al of the compartments and more mice.

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Have you tried moth balls?? I had a problem with squirrels around anything that had wiring, including wires on boat lifts. Went to Wallyworld and picked up a package of plastic containers with lids. Poked several holes in the body of the container, filled it with moth balls, put the lid on and used plastic ties to hang them from any/all storage compartments that had wires. Also attached a couple to the engine compartment. So far so good. Good Luck .... bill c
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Old 07-27-2010, 09:42 PM   #4
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I use the wire spring traps only thing that worked for me just use some peanut butter and set them through out your compartments. I have about ten set back of fridge,furnace under draws in kitchen and compartments. Hit the jack pot once filled them all. The caucus will dry up and not smell just have to give them proper burial.
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Old 07-27-2010, 10:19 PM   #5
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Traps with peanut butter or get a cat.
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Old 07-28-2010, 07:39 AM   #6
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Do all of the above plus this, Our Motorhome sets out on the side of the barn. Over ten years ago i started using bar bait, mouse and rat killer, I use it in the barn and outside. Take a coffee can and drill a 1" hole in it, put some bar bait in the can. Check your can in a week or so, the coffee can keeps your other animals out of it. Have not had a problem sence I started with the bait. good luck. Denny
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Old 07-29-2010, 08:45 PM   #7
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We tried peanut butter and spring traps which don't work all the time. Never saw one pair, or signs in the interior of the coach, but then the DW spotted one in the storage bay. A neighbor gave us a sticky pad - I now know they come from numerous manufacturers or stores, - and the next day both of them were in the same trap. Bet one got stuck, squealed, and the other got into the trap too!

Down side. You'll need to dispose of the live rats. Oh well!
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We're trying Fresh Cab in the house and camper. It's a natural repellent.
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Fresh Cab has, so far, worked great for us. We have been using it in the motor home since last fall. We live in the woods out in the country and park next to the barn................a friend has also used pepperment candy successfully! Just scatters it around.
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