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Offline sivart33

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Rat trap
« on: December 11, 2017, 07:23:40 AM »
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tilxvg-eyPc

Would this fall under legal? Or has anyone ever tried something like this. I tinkered around with something like this but same concept and wondering if it would be legal or even work since I never got the chance to use a DP.


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Re: Rat trap
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2017, 12:54:00 PM »
Illegal here in WA, plus I have used DPs (really like them for coons) and I have doubts that would actually hold a coon or stand up to the abuse it would take if it did hold a coon for any length of time.
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Re: Rat trap
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2017, 01:08:56 PM »
Illegal here in WA, plus I have used DPs (really like them for coons) and I have doubts that would actually hold a coon or stand up to the abuse it would take if it did hold a coon for any length of time.


Abuse is what I am worried about. Rat traps should be legal to use and modify, that one in the video may be over modified but the regs donít quite mention about modification.

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Re: Rat trap
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2017, 01:24:24 PM »
I have to agree with Fred. George Brady and I went round and round with the Department on rat traps. They won't put anything in writing but a snap type rat trap they would consider legal if it had minimal modification. That goes way beyond minimal.
And yea, I can't see it ever holding a raccoon. I wouldn't worry about the trap holding up because the raccoon wouldn't stay in it long enough to damage it IMO.
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Re: Rat trap
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 04:12:49 PM »
Old school tombstone rat traps. 

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Re: Rat trap
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2017, 10:21:04 PM »
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