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Offline jhawk13

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Conibear Trigger Question
« on: February 27, 2017, 11:29:22 AM »
Quick question for you all. Building my own traps and I am using a conibear trigger system with a guillotine style drop down door. Does the weight of the door provide enough tension on the dog for the system to work? Or will I need to figure out how to include more downward force?

I was recommended springs, but they are expensive and the trap seemed to fire just fine with the weight of the door.

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Re: Conibear Trigger Question
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 12:24:27 PM »

It sounds like your okay the way it is.  I don't think you need anymore tension
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Re: Conibear Trigger Question
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2017, 01:11:35 PM »
Springs are cheap but on a gilly door if anything just add some weight to the door

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Re: Conibear Trigger Question
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2017, 01:35:31 PM »
Alright, I will play with it tonight. I am going to need to modify the trap design anyways so we will see.

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Re: Conibear Trigger Question
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2017, 02:52:39 PM »
But also the more weight the door is = more tension or force to trigger the cage