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Anyone live in Squirrel country?

post #1 of 17
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http://youtube.com/watch?v=hRR4bOquEKQ&feature=related


You gotta love how they labeled the back of this thing, like something Wile E. Coyote would buy from ACME.
post #2 of 17
Roflmao!!!!!!!!!
post #3 of 17
If I could scale this up to deal with the raccoon problem
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post #5 of 17
Baja, you found my grandma's home entertainment system!!!
post #6 of 17
I guarantee this will see some use. My buddy has had a running feud with those critters that is just short of Caddy Shack.

And ... he will build one ... he's the guy who actually built one of those "Spudzooka" thingies ... with the hair spray and ignition to launch taters'
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Originally Posted by Yuki View Post
I guarantee this will see some use. My buddy has had a running feud with those critters that is just short of Caddy Shack.

And ... he will build one ... he's the guy who actually built one of those "Spudzooka" thingies ... with the hair spray and ignition to launch taters'
Oooo, a potato cannon! Those are so much fun. Picture it! A day at the lake and a sky filled with seagulls...............


Another thing that's fun is a Corn cannon.
Put a full ear of corn in a cannon barrell and watch it fly. If you see it at all. Those things have some serious aerodynamics.
post #8 of 17
OK...Am I the only one who finds this to be a little bit cruel??

I mean, let me put it this way...how would people have reacted if Michael Vick was flinging dogs in a sling shot? Probably would have piled on him even more (deservedly so)....but why are squirrels any different than dogs? Unless of course people's morals are subjective.
post #9 of 17
Yes but those fuzzy tailed critters make it impossible to have a bird feeder of any kind. They also get into the attic and wreak havoc with the insulation and wiring.

Actually I was hoping my buddy who loved to feed the birds would use it to "condition" those fuzzbasstads and then use the strainer as a feeder so they may stay away.

It ain't like the guy is flinging them into a wall or lion pit .... they take tumbles from high places all of the time.
post #10 of 17
Well Mike, the only thing that differs is, dogs aren't meant to fly and land on their feet. Squirrels can and do fall, and even leap distances and land on their feet. Something tells me that these squirrels are just fine.

Another thing is this........If you have ever had a squirrel chew a hole in your siding, through your house and even your window screen and tear up your house, you may just find this a teensy weensy bit funny.

One thing that you never ever want to hear my husband say is, "honey, git me the gun!"
post #11 of 17
Okay, if ya'll can assure me that no squirrels were injured in the making of this film, I suppose I can see the lighter side of the whole thing.

Thank you.
post #12 of 17
The squirrels were all provided with proper training for the stunts.

They were paid Screen Actors Guild standard rates and were card carrying members of the Frostbite Falls Local #32, the same hall that Rocky & Bullwinkle work out of.

Full medical staff and transport vehicles were staged as per agreement with Local #32.

Ed Asner didn't even blink.

post #13 of 17
Since its spring time and the squirrels are making me crazy. Tearing up my bird feeder, chewing a hole in my garbage can.........yadayada.........
I thought it was time to bump this thread and embrace the laughter once again.

Bump!
post #14 of 17
Take a rope and suspend the bird feeder from the rope at mid point. The rope must be run horizontally .... like ten feet long.

Take a bunch of round plastic soda bottles, like the 2 liter kind and poke a hole in one end and run a few along each end of the line.

They will try to "walk the wire" to get to the feeder, but the once they hit the bottles (that spin) .... they will fall off.

Works for a week or two .... then they break into the shed and use a ladder.

post #15 of 17
Pretty stupid to stand there filming. Not all squirrels who circle that way are drunk on fermented pumpkins. There are some diseases that small animals can get that will make them do that.....and you don't want a rabid squirrel running up your leg and chewing into you.

If you see animals displaying strange behavior, keep some distance.
post #16 of 17
I have a horse that thinks squirrels are fair game. In the Spring they will run out into the arena dancing the Spring dance regardless of on lookers, arena users. They get in his way. They annoy him. He decided many years ago he should dance upon them, break up their little spree & smash them with his hooves. Go figure. Try & steer him away to concentrate on the task at hand, save their little lives & he gets pissed. Yes, I keep the rabies shots current just in case he does hit his mark & splash blood. It's happened. Follow the rules of the road squirrels, cute as you are, get out of the way.
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your link led me to this gem.

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