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post #1 of 27 Old 11-20-2013, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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first time ever...freakin mouse has tried to take up residence under my seat....

So far I am using Moth Balls and a couple placed traps.....

Anybody else got a sure fire way to keep them at bay?

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First year I "stored' my 2006 I had a nice Mouse Restaurant under my seat. I took out two handfulls of Sunflower Seed Shells but they didn't seem to touch the bike. The next frew years Mothballs seemed to work at keeping them away. After that I didn't bother actually storing it and dind't have any issue.

I have heard that the electric rodent repellants work well but havent tried them. We just built a new Pool House and there is stuff in there mice might like. My wife is says that the electric repellers work so we are getting them in there.

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Electronic pest repellents work as well as deer whistles, not at all.

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Apparently bounce dryer sheets keep them away, if they don't at least the bike will smell nice

I bring my seat inside the house in the winter for exactly that reason

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I haven't had any mice problems until recently. I think that I got a couple mice in the garage... Anyone have any advice on how to get rid of them? I'm debating locking my cat in the garage for a couple days and seeing how that works out.
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a good mouser cat is no doubt best deterrent

for storage at minimum, I would stuff a kerosene soaked rag in the intake snorkel and in the exhausts



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There is a five acre field with a cow shed that butts up to my property and every year in the late fall I get a run from the mice trying to find a warmer place to reside. As soon as I see the first mouse, a few well placed packets of D-Con in my shed, crawl space and out of the way corners in the garage takes care of the mouse invasion.
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for storage at minimum, I would stuff a kerosene soaked rag in the intake snorkel and in the exhausts
Fantastic suggestion!

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I would not use D-Con if the problem is in the house. They'll get sick, crawl into an area that you can't reach & die. In a couple months you'll have a nasty stink. AMHIK.

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