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Old 09-13-2020, 09:33 AM
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Default How to get rid of chipmunks

Got a chipmunk living in an outside garage wall. I think I figured out where he got in, but I don't know to get rid of him.

Anybody have success with removing a chipmunk?
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are you sure it is not a rat?
I would think a rat trap bated with something they both will eat will catch it
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Rodents hate dryer sheets.
Attach them where you think they are entering....they will disappear.
I've had great success with this in the garden and under the hood of vehicles where they find warmth and chew your wires.
Dollar store sheets are perfect for this.
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Originally Posted by 99yam40 View Post
are you sure it is not a rat?
I would think a rat trap bated with something they both will eat will catch it
I'm positive it's a chipmunk.
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Originally Posted by Lprizman View Post
Rodents hate dryer sheets.
Attach them where you think they are entering....they will disappear.
I've had great success with this in the garden and under the hood of vehicles where they find warmth and chew your wires.
Dollar store sheets are perfect for this.
Funny you mentioned under the hood of a vehicle. Couple weeks back I was checking under the hood of my '05 Nissan Titan. It sits outside and i don't drive it much. It only has 54,000 miles on it since I bought it new. Anyway, I happened to notice some nesting material under the intake manifold. It's a weird design and for some reason, the intake manifold is not directly on top of the engine block. Anyway, I start pulling out the nesting stuff. I felt like I pulled enough out of there to make a small hay bale. Lol.

My truck will probably run alot cooler now. Lol.
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Suicide Machine. 5 gal. bucket half full of water, sunflower seeds on top, wood ramp. My best is 5 in one hour.
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Moth balls work well too.
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Originally Posted by alweld92 View Post
Suicide Machine. 5 gal. bucket half full of water, sunflower seeds on top, wood ramp. My best is 5 in one hour.
How far do you fill up the bucket with water? About halfway full?
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Get em with rat traps.
They were decimating my tomatoes....they’d get them just before they were ready to pick.
They'd take a bite and move on to the next one.
BTW...They love tomatoes...great bait!
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Dryer sheets....no kill.... no mess....and improves the smell.
Yes I'm an animal lover wacko
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Try this new wires have soy in the insulation construction

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Originally Posted by alweld92 View Post
Suicide Machine. 5 gal. bucket half full of water, sunflower seeds on top, wood ramp. My best is 5 in one hour.
How far do you fill up the bucket with water? About halfway full?
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Deep enough to drown a chipmunk.


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Originally Posted by Brad1 View Post
How far do you fill up the bucket with water? About halfway full?
Half empty
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Originally Posted by drowning shrimp View Post
Half empty
Pessimist !!!

Lol.
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Don’t have a .22? Watch there pattern. Once you figure it out treat them like a ground hog. Just camp out with a cold beer and you rifle fixed on where you know where they will be. When they pop up, chuuuttt em.
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Pour gas down its hole. Light it up.
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And watch them laugh as your garage goes up. LOL
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Don’t have a .22? Watch there pattern. Once you figure it out treat them like a ground hog. Just camp out with a cold beer and you rifle fixed on where you know where they will be. When they pop up, chuuuttt em.
Too many places around for me to feel comfortable using my .22. Last couple places I lived, my .22 was my go to solution for ground hogs and raccoons. But not here.

I'm liking the bucket idea.

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