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john b

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About john b

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    Extreme Hunter
  • Birthday July 14

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    http://www.fourteenacre.co.uk
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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Warwickshire
  • Interests
    Shooting (air rifle & shotgun), Trapping, Snaring, Beating.

    I am more of a trapping 'enthusiast' than any sort of expert but particularly enjoying making traps and working out new designs.

    There are a lot of people on here with much more practical experience in trapping and snaring.

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  1. Fourteen acre Still going?

    Thanks Arry, we'll have a look at that but I do know that browsers and software seem to be updating all the time so keep ahead of the security issues, so it might be something to do with that. If you and / or your mate want a catalogue just pm me an address Cheers, John
  2. Fourteen acre Still going?

    Hi Arry Yes we are still very much alive and well so can you tell me if you're still struggling to get on the website please ? Sometimes bits of software get out of sync so it would be handy to know Cheers John p.s. did your mate find what he needed ?
  3. Goodnature Trap

    No we have not got it wrong. It is approved for Stoat and Rat in England under the 2015 STAO variation. “Goodnature A24 Rat and Stoat Trap manufactured by or under the authority of Goodnature Limited, 4-12 Cruickshank Street, Kilbirnie 6022, Wellington, New Zealand. The trap may be used only for the purpose of killing stoats and rats. ”; http://faolex.fao.org/docs/pdf/uk146000.pdf
  4. Working on something with him yes
  5. See Saw Trap??

    Well done TC. The two I was thinking of are http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/topic/9243-squirrel-trap/ and this one, but unfortunately most of it seems to be missing http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/topic/10886-see-saw-trap/ you might also find this helpful https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6geHi4m97o cheers John
  6. See Saw Trap??

    Somewhere on here there should be a couple of good threads on seesaw traps from about 10 years ago But no they don't need baiting
  7. Long Awaited......

    I only have to look at the picture and I hear the rain
  8. Squirrel Cage Springs

    Oh it's the extension springs you need ? Not torsion ones. These are about 150mm so if you only want 90mm they're really easy to cut down. Just cut through with a pair of snips and then bend the first complete right out to 90 degrees If you could get away with 75mm you could get two out of each. https://www.fourteenacre.co.uk/shop/pair-extension-springs-long/
  9. I know there's a thread running on the trapping section on this but I thought it worth a shout here too. Glenn Waters is a man who knows snaring inside out and in this new book he shares the knowledge and experience which can only come from a lifetime of rabbit snaring. Very much in Glenn’s own style, Professional Rabbit Snaring has been compiled from a large box of his original articles, hand drawn illustrations and photographs. It is probably the largest concentration of rabbit snaring advice ever to be put into print. Over twenty nine chapters the book covers a wide range of topics including :- Snare size and placement, options for hard and soft ground, adapting to conditions, the peg snaring sequence, exploiting boundaries, problems on the snareline, tools for snaring and the making of your own snares. Whether you are new to snaring, a successful snarer or a frustrated amateur there is sure to be information here that will help you achieve better catches. Softback: 328 pages A4 214 Illustrations ISBN-13: 978-0-9558535-3-1 Size: 297mm x 208mm x 17mm https://www.fourteenacre.co.uk/shop/professional-rabbit-snaring-glenn-waters/
  10. Long Awaited......

    That got there quick then !
  11. Long Awaited......

    OK, they're here now and have started shipping out.
  12. Trappers Hammer

    Excellent, glad you've found something that suits you.
  13. Trappers Hammer

    Unfortunately we haven't had any of these for ages. We bought up about 300 that were end of line stock and now they're all gone. Game and Country had them from us so that is likely to be a dead end too John @ Fourteenacre
  14. Mink Police

    The MINKPOLICE trap-monitor is IP67 tested (waterproof down to one meter).
  15. Mink Police

    When I looked into this last year Three Pay as you go https://www.three.co.uk/Support/Free_SIM/Order It charges 1p per data transfer. This leaves you with 60p communication cost per month (assuming two daily notifications). Additionally, you would have to pay 2p per text messages.
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