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Revenge on Squirrels will be mine!

9/9/19 @ 10:13 PM
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Mr.Jiggers
Mr.Jiggers
User since 1/3/10

I'm absolutely sick of the squirrels emptying my bird feeders, so I came up with a plan.  Squirrel revenge is going to be MINE & it's going to be SWEET!  I built my version of a squirrel launcher. DO YOU THINK IT WILL WORK?  Squirrel launching videos coming soon!

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TODAY @ 11:44 AM
Jake & Dan
User since 4/4/09

I read on another site about using tanglefoot mixed with a hot pepper powder on the pole. Tanglefoot is a sticky substance that they have trouble getting off their paws.

TODAY @ 9:33 AM
jawjerker
jawjerker
User since 1/14/02

I prefer the Sheridan .20 method to keep them from chewing into the house. Mornings seem to be the best time

9/20/19 @ 9:51 PM
cwhunter
User since 9/8/15

I have watched them fall from a tree 50 feet up and hit the ground running. Never miss a beat. So that short fall isn't going to deter them a bit. Catapult neither. They are persistent and have all day to figure things out. All animals are opportunists,  if you have food out there they will be there. Can you blame them?

9/20/19 @ 7:31 PM
Plmlk
Brent Hess
MEMBER since 12/18/07

I use cayenne pepper frequently.

The birds could care less, but mammals like coons and squirrels sure don’t like it lol

I once had a squirrel jump in the bird bath after eating some cayenne laced sunflower seeds -was quite funny! 

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9/11/19 @ 8:52 PM
Mr.Jiggers
Mr.Jiggers
User since 1/3/10

The fall is only a few feet.  I checked the corn cob this evening and something must have gone for a ride.  Ha!!!   I just don't feel comfortable leaving my GoPro outside my house without being there, so hopefully I can get some footage this weekend.  

After I get my fill of the spinner, I will be building a catapult.  Your wish is my command folks!  Thanks for watching the video.  More to come.

9/11/19 @ 6:26 PM
Pool8
User since 1/27/17

Plenty of postings on the bird thread about using cayenne pepper mixed in with the seed , birds aren't affected and the squirrels are. Apparently they leave it alone afterwards. 

9/11/19 @ 5:30 PM
cwhunter
User since 9/8/15

I think it would be more humane to shoot them than that twirling thing. 

9/11/19 @ 1:20 PM
LUV2HNT
User since 11/3/03

Need one of these!!!   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgDa_cpgHWs 

9/11/19 @ 12:52 PM
Lundguy2
User since 4/22/15

I was hoping the same thing, at least 10 yds or so, not just dropping to the ground

9/11/19 @ 11:25 AM
Fowler2
Fowler2
User since 7/17/09

I was hoping to see some-sorta catapult contraption tossing squirrels across the front yard. 

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