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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (6/16)
 11/29/13 3:07pm
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indy99 said: I leave several small photos of my sister in the car and that seems to do the trick.

That is too cruel. Still pretty funny, thou.

Joel, Thanks for the suggestion. I'm sure your method is very effective but I think I'll stick with the dryer sheets.  Besides, I don't think those things grow around here.

Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (7/16)
 11/29/13 4:38pm
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Jeffm said:Joel, Thanks for the suggestion. I'm sure your method is very effective but I think I'll stick with the dryer sheets.  Besides, I don't think those things grow around here.


I'll be more than happy to send ya a few...dozen....Thumbs Up


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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (8/16)
 11/29/13 4:52pm
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Adams' Apple said: I'm shocked..SHOCKED I tell you, to see that NO-one mentioned the most effective varmit repellant to keep in the garage, or in the car.....it's all I use, and it works quite well. Also works as the perfect anti-theft device.....Thumbs Up


We have rattlesnakes around here but the darned things sleep all winter so they're not much good. LOL



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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (9/16)
 12/1/13 6:35pm
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I personally like this one:

Put your car on jackstands sitting in oil drain pans. Put about an inch of oil in the pans. Mice will not cross the oil. It's safe for pets. They won't drink the oil where they will drink anti-freeze. If you do not take the tires off be sure they are high enough off the floor that mice can't climb them. Same thing with the cover, leave nothing hanging down they could use to access the car.                 



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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (10/16)
 12/1/13 6:24pm
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Tis was a friends vette stored in his garage
 
Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (11/16)
 12/1/13 6:36pm
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rraider1 said: Tis was a friends vette stored in his garage
 

What is that stuff?



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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (12/16)
 12/1/13 6:39pm
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I think it was dog food
Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (13/16)
 12/2/13 12:21pm
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rraider1 said: I think it was dog food


OK I get it.  He had mice, then he had to get rid of the mice so he got a cat, then to get rid of the cat he got a dog.  Eventually, Isn't the elephant going to ruin his interior?

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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (14/16)
 12/2/13 12:47pm
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Yeah...looks like Meow Mix to me, too...mice use that stuff to train the kitties.....

That looks bad, and it is.....but I've seen worse. As was mentioned earlier...mice/rats/birds CAN go in thru the exhaust, and wind up on TOP of the pistons. I blew q snake skin out of a tailpipe once, too....

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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (15/16)
 12/2/13 9:06pm
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Adams' Apple said:  
 I blew a snake skin out of a tailpipe once, too....


I heard of blowing out a lot of stuff out of you rear..........but a snake skin. That is funny!


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Re: Mice In Car - Keep Mice Out of Your Classic Car | Hagerty Article (16/16)
 12/3/13 12:56pm
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Actually I love my Electronic Mouse trap. It is like this one http://www.amazon.com/Victor-Electronic-Rat-Trap-M240/dp/B000LNX06C/ref=sr_1_7/187-9674318-8258162?ie=UTF8&qid=1386092862&sr=8-7&keywords=mouse+trap+electric  

However I purchased mine from Home Depot.  

You do need to check it often.  I caught 3 in one night and 2 the next day.  Cleaned out the family that had moved in for the raining season.  

All you do is put a little peanut butter in it and you are off and running.  

If you want to see how it works load it with a metal knife instead of a plastic one.  I'm smart enough to never have been shocked  by it but a friend of mine was interested in how it works and got a little careless.  

So I can witness that it does seem to get your attention. 


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