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Electricity as a coon deterrent #5380167 10/26/14 02:11 PM
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I'm sure someone,or perhaps many,out there have used a little DC power to keep coons off their feeders. I have coons hanging on my varmit cages almost every night. Would direct wiring a 6v battery to the cage help? Other ideas? Thanks in advance for any input.

Re: Electricity as a coon deterrent [Re: Medinabuck] #5380191 10/26/14 02:25 PM
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American Hunter Feeders had a varmint cage and the electric shock system on it. You do not want direct current but intermittent current like an electric livestock fence. They might still sell it. Get you an Eliminator Spinner Plate and it will help out a lot.



Re: Electricity as a coon deterrent [Re: Medinabuck] #5380314 10/26/14 04:03 PM
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I have made this comment on other post. I use 4" PVC cut to 5 ft long, put on legs (legs run through the PVC). My buddies on lease thought I was nuts, now they all do it. No squirrels or coons climb the kegs. The white PVC does not bother the game.

Re: Electricity as a coon deterrent [Re: Harley7892] #5380632 10/26/14 08:40 PM
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PVC is a maybe..we have game cam pics of the coons shimmying up the pipe on their bellies...bear hug style. Can't remember if it was 4" maybe it was bigger and that made a difference.


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Re: Electricity as a coon deterrent [Re: Medinabuck] #5380698 10/26/14 09:27 PM
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I prefer lead to deter coons...only effective way I have seen to stop them playing jungle gym on my feeder

Re: Electricity as a coon deterrent [Re: Medinabuck] #5380867 10/26/14 11:14 PM
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Dog-proof traps or a good cage (I use a good cage).

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