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  • NomadicRT

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    (Quote from ma bungo)

    I usually go to a monthly farm auction sale or wholesale building merchants and splurge on boxes of screws nails vehicle fuses bulbs hinges drill bits etc .Ive come back with a car boot stuffed with gear for 50quid...I just cant be…
  • parrotandcrow

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    (Quote from rumpusmany)

    I've done similar in the past. Borrow a ferret, run it around and the rats leave. No fuss, no deaths.
  • likahamadoolihan

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    Possibly they should re-cast the vote with more intelligent MPs?

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  • parrotandcrow

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    My mate had rats in his trailer,he went to ferret rehoming and picked up a lovely one that like a fuss and cuddles,the rats buggered off when they got the scent of it.
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    I picked up about 15 boxes of screws at a boot fair for either 50p or £1 a box, I too deplore how you cant easily buy decent screws in quantity - chipboard screws - no problem, decking screws - no problem, but decent wood screws no chance.
  • NomadicRT

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    They dont sell stuff like they used too either . I liked it when hardwear stores sold nails loose by weight and screws by the box or dozen , not in wanky rip of bags of 6 . Yes , there are a few places that still do but few and far....
    I get sick of…
  • NomadicRT

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    Must admit if i had a big workshop and a patch of garden for veg I wouldnt give a stuff about what a house has to offer.
    Quite happy as i am though.
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    Microwave popcorn is worthwhile. I remember those microwave chips, as a student we used to go to 7/11 this was just after they came to these foggy shores and we thought everything about them was somehow cool ‘cos they were american, they had a thing…
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    Well i've spent a few happy hours going through this thread and attempting to fix all the broken images from photobucket and imgsafe so that it makes sense to anyone who is trying to read from the start. There might be the odd one that I can't find the…
  • likahamadoolihan

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    (Quote from vanwoman84)

    There do seem to be a lot of rats about at the momemt , I bet the crafty bastards got an extra litter in because of the mild autumn . You really do get rapid population explosions with them , and you are in a tricky position where…
  • NomadicRT

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    (Quote from Shroom)

    If you see one you have an infestation , if you see more than one you probably have a plague . My record here was 9 at once . That was when we started using poisen rather than shooting them. I bloody hate them , they contaminate…
  • NomadicRT

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    My mate had rats in his trailer,he went to ferret rehoming and picked up a lovely one that like a fuss and cuddles,the rats buggered off when they got the scent of it.
  • NomadicRT

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    Id get some 4inch square 12g mesh(you can use thicker but its not so easy to cut) and screw it over and around any possible access areas with self tappers.Rats will chew through flashing tape.Ive had them chew right through wheelie bin sides to get at…
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    (Quote from Wulfie)

    I'm having visions of a family gathering,Xmas night,and you glance across the room to see Granny about to bite the head off!:D
  • Ecobob

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    They dont sell stuff like they used too either . I liked it when hardwear stores sold nails loose by weight and screws by the box or dozen , not in wanky rip of bags of 6 . Yes , there are a few places that still do but few and far....
    I get sick of…
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    Liked Offgrid hero’s post in the thread Rat!.
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    creosote! they hate it, also you tube is full of videos of people rating with terriers all hell breaks loose very therapeutic if you're fighting the Good fight..
  • NomadicRT

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    (Quote from vanwoman84)

    There do seem to be a lot of rats about at the momemt , I bet the crafty bastards got an extra litter in because of the mild autumn . You really do get rapid population explosions with them , and you are in a tricky position where…
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    I wonder if Pyke is right and you should cut your losses. I can just picture you in a years time, clutching the steering wheel surrounded by the pile of dust you used to call home. "They shall not win, they shall not!", the last desperate cries of a…
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    One for a sea hobbit
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    Another cob cottage
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    Sami arch-beamed Goahti (turf home) in the very north of Norway.

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    Trippy

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    Native American Hogan

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    Navajo hogan
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    American settlers underground home
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