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Offline DesertTrapper

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Trap Triggers
« on: September 07, 2018, 06:42:17 PM »
Hey Folks,

I'm new to trapping and I'm currently building some cages for mink and muskrats. Would you recommend I go with traditional pan trigger or pull triggers? I found a design where the animal pulls on the trigger and closes the door. I plan on using muskrat meat for mink and apples and carrots for rats.

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2018, 10:30:05 AM »
 Conibear triggers

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2018, 11:56:30 AM »
Thank you.

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2018, 01:02:43 PM »
I have a simple design for pull triggers you can make your self.  Works great for mink and ermine and muskrat.  Happy to share
« Last Edit: September 09, 2018, 01:10:45 PM by jasnt »
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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2018, 01:14:29 PM »
Thanks jasnt! I was actually using a similar trigger design but I think your is better. How long are your cages?

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2018, 02:13:11 PM »
Thanks jasnt! I was actually using a similar trigger design but I think your is better. How long are your cages?
18-24 depending. That one pictured is my longest. It works great as a skunk trap
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
Charles R. Swindoll

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2018, 04:01:59 PM »
Thank you.

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Re: Trap Triggers
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2018, 05:54:30 PM »
No problem. If you have any questions feel free to pm me
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"... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes."
Charles R. Swindoll

 

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