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Old 12-17-2007, 01:45 AM
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Default Victor Mousetrap Model M250

Don't it just sound mean?

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Can also be found at most retailers that carry traditional pest controls...

We picked up one of these on recommendation from a buddy who purchased one last year. I thought at the time he was a sicko, as this machine releases some kind of instinctual joy stored deep within all of us.

We began using one in the house after DL (the dachshund) joined our family. Our fears were that he'd either get a hold of a baited mouse, or worse get into the bait itself. Children don't mix well with traditional mousetraps...at least not after you teach them how to build cars or rocket launchers out of them .

Advanced electronics coupled with 4AA batteries have never been so much fun. Add a little peanut butter, shut the lid, and flip on the switch. A green light is accompanied by a "buzz" for a few seconds. Then, the unit goes dark, and lies in wait for an unsuspecting dog food thief. When a talented mouse makes his way through the bi-fold maze and makes contact with both metal plates in the base of the interior, the unit discharges suddenly, the light begins to flash, and the unit charges again just to make sure the job is complete. The light flashes about once every 15 seconds (in case you miss the action) to let you know it needs emptying.

So far we've had the unit in action a little over 2 weeks. It's got 7 kills to it's credit, and none have made it to the creamy peanut butter waiting at the end. Only one has managed to turn around, but couldn't escape. And all of the others have fallen on their right side. Interesting, and extremely amusing. Especially if you manage to find a placement that allows you to sit in your "living room folding blind" and keep watch. And the packaging claims up to 50 kills before the batteries need changing.

For $20, some batteries, and a dab of peanut butter this thing has well earned it's place not only in my home, but my shop as well. I added another today . It does it's job as advertised, it's fun, and it beats the traditional alternatives. Highly recommended!
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Okay, now the big question is going to be what kind of spicey Google ads Madam can find attached to this thread?
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Old 12-17-2007, 02:20 AM
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Madam always gets the good ones. For some reason, I'm still stuck on flooring
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Looks like I'm gonna need to create a new post in the product review section!
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hhhmmmm....so your telling me this is more fun than a 6 pack and a BB gun for getting rid of meeses
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Old 12-17-2007, 11:26 AM
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hhhmmmm....so your telling me this is more fun than a 6 pack and a BB gun for getting rid of meeses

Yup. And you don't have to pick the pellets out of the cabinet doors. :evil:
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The limited daylight and circadian imbalance of winter seems to have enhanced your eloquent descriptions of things we tend to do waiting for Spring.

Thanks for an interesting product review!
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Okay, now the big question is going to be what kind of spicey Google ads Madam can find attached to this thread?
She who looks at the Google Ads is often rewarded.

I'm waiting for a better one but at least this was nearly apropos to the subject: Giese Screw Machine
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Thanks AD, and to think what it'd have been like had I been drinkin'!




Madam, Have you applied for your Plum Amex yet?!? While that is the most colorful advert I've seen lately at the bottom of the page, it's one I'm not brave enough to click on. A quick refresh removes the temptation...
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I got a Atlanta Pest Control Ad
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