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#5959623 - 07/25/17 06:44 PM Newer rat traps that work?
KYBOY Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 4150
Loc: East, Kentucky
I've tried so many of the newer rat traps like the tomcat,t-Rex and quick set victors but keep coming back to the victor proffesionals. In my exp the tomcat style traps are only killing about 50% of the rats caught. The others are not dispatched. These are large outdoor/barn rats though and I'm thinking the traps would do better on smaller rats. What's your guys opinion and exp's with the newer type traps? I also like to use jump traps and long's to catch rats but that's another discussion


Edited by KYBOY (07/25/17 06:48 PM)
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#5959685 - 07/25/17 07:40 PM Re: Newer rat traps that work? [Re: KYBOY]
BigBob Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 13054
Loc: St. Louis Co, Mo
I'm especially fond of the traps with a hole in the pan for a bait cup to stick thru. No Way they can get the bait without tripping the trap..
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#5959867 - 07/26/17 01:30 AM Re: Newer rat traps that work? [Re: KYBOY]
TDHP Offline
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Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 729
Loc: Massachusetts
I've tried the tomcats because the wife picked up a bunch, personally I use VPRT's. Not a fan of tomcat rat traps. My son uses Victor and tomcat mouse traps, I've used a few, not even on the same ballfield as victors.VPRT's are hands down the most effective/convenient rat trap on the market.
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