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#1 perthshire keeper

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:04 pm

with the cold comeing in how do we all cope with frost? ive had a few traps set off with the frost today and a few frozen in. so all todays traps have been set with a 1ft square of carpet to help keep the frost off..what do you all use? 

 



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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:06 pm

I use the no mole trap ... It sits nicely underground up inside the moles run and keeps frost free and works perfectly ......

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:13 pm

Simple.....just build a mole hill on top of the trap, the soil will protect it from a freeze-up and it won't effect firing.....job done..... :thumbs:

 

I also use this set when trapping public places such as car parks, schools and sports pitches. No one would ever think to look under a molehill for a trap....out of sight out of mind.....


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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:18 pm

Simple.....just build a mole hill on top of the trap, the soil will protect it from a freeze-up and it won't effect firing.....job done..... :thumbs:

what if all the molehills are already frozen solid? and you have no nice sifted soil to use? 



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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:21 pm

 

Simple.....just build a mole hill on top of the trap, the soil will protect it from a freeze-up and it won't effect firing.....job done..... :thumbs:

what if all the molehills are already frozen solid? and you have no nice sifted soil to use? 

 

Take off the crust and at ground level the soil will be friable. Thats what I've been doing all day.....

 

But if the molehills totally frozen the ground will be too so you can't trap anyway as the probe won't go in....so go home and put your feet up, or concentrate on other species....IMO


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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:29 pm

Same as socks ,I use the little French ones same as the no mole.......but loads cheaper.........in france

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:30 pm

Same as socks ,I use the little French ones same as the no mole.......but loads cheaper.........in france


Can you put a link up for those mate ......

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:42 pm

They're called something like penange not to sure, they sell em in most sort of stores for about 2 euros my dads out their quite a lot so brings some back....I,ll try and find a link I,m sure I put something on here before but the postage worked out expensive..

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:46 pm

Cheers mate .......

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:55 pm

Don't know if this is going to work.. It didn't but tap in this www.laboratoires-roman.com they sell them on there

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 09:13 pm

Are these the ones?

 

http://www.ebay.fr/i...=item2325bf808f

 

29 euro for 20 plus postage.

 

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 09:19 pm

Those look like the ones ... I just I wish I could speak French to order them .......

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 09:22 pm

Pieges a taupe putange.............no wonder I can never remember the name lol

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 09:26 pm

The postage kills it I think, your better off if you know someone going out to pick them up ....they sell em in the big hardware type of places

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 09:29 pm

Those look like the ones ... I just I wish I could speak French to order them .......

What do you think google translate is for. :thumbs:

 

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