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I got Rats hanging out around my outdoor grill.

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  1. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    I have had this grill for 4 months now...there is a lake to my backyard...so they are coming from near there.

    When I cleaned the grill for the first time.....it attracted these ****ers...

    I find rat turds around the grill when I go to use it...and I can tell they have gotten into the grill as well.

    They get in under a cover I put on the gas grill to protect it.

    I DO NOT want to use traps....

    any suggestions?
     
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  2. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    .22 pistol.

    Poison the ****ers. I had that problem when I lived in Lake Placid FL. A rat actually nested in my grill. Needless to the say I burned the **** out of the grill before I cooked anything else on it, and all I could think of was that damned rat.
     
  3. unluckyluciano

    unluckyluciano For My Hero JetsSuck

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    dude, fine ill leave and go home, no need to start a thread asking about how to get rid of me.
     
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  4. like2god

    like2god Typical white person Luxury Box

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    Peppermint oil on cotton balls, place them around the grill and where they're getting in.

    or the .22
     
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  5. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    I am all for a Mass Murder of rats in my backyard...but won;t I also kill every damn cat and for that matter every small dog in the neighborhood if I start planting poison?
     
  6. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    Interesting...

    what will this do to them?
     
  7. like2god

    like2god Typical white person Luxury Box

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    Rodents (as well as some bugs) hate the smell and they stay away. It's one of those old fashioned alternatives to traps and poisons that works just as well. Living out in the country with large fields around, I can vouch for it's effectiveness. It's not a common item found in your grocery store, you'll have to find a place that sells oils and alternative remedies or even use the internet to track it down. You'll want to replace the cotton balls every couple months, but it's a small amount of effort to fix the problem.
     
  8. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    cool.

    gonna do it.
     
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  9. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    I know it is not a big deal..but I am trying to give credit to L2G for his answer..and I can't. it says I gave the best answer...????
     
  10. SICK

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    walk outside naked......they'll scurry away for good

    also if you have some dumb neighbors
     
  11. jetssuck

    jetssuck I hear Mandich's voice...

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    just do it
     
  12. Themole

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    Rat-shot (also called snake shot) is generally used for shooting at snakes, rodents, and other small animals at very close range. It is used by farmers in rifles for the control of birds flying inside of barns and sheds, as well as for killing rats, for the simple reason that rat-shot will not damage the metal roof of a barn or the metal sides of a shed, while still being effective against small pests at close distances. The maximum effective killing range of such cartridges is very limited, typically being less than 10 to 16 1/2 feet (3 to 5 meters).

    Rat-shot cartridges are best used in dedicated smoothbore firearms such as Marlin Firearms' Garden Gun, but can still provide suitable patterns of shot from rifled barrels at short ranges. Since smoothbore firearms with barrels under a certain length may be classified as sawed off shotguns, rifled barrels are legally required in some cases. The Thompson Center Arms Contender pistols offered barrels in some calibers, such as .357 Magnum and .44 Magnum, in configurations that contained special straight rifled choke tubes to improve the patterns produced by the rifled barrels when shooting rat-shot cartridges.

    Rat-shot is also used in some types of frangible ammunition, such as the Glaser Safety Slug. In these bullets, the shot is glued or sintered together inside a thin shell to form a projectile that fragments readily upon impact, reducing penetration and risk of ricochet.

    Rat-shot is considerably weak, and will not break skin at more than 5-10 meters. At this distance, it only has a small chance of tearing through a sheet paper target.
    [edit] Configuration
    .22 Ratshot

    While some makes of rimfire ratshot cartridges somewhat resemble traditional shotgun shells, with a brass case crimped closed, many other types of rimfire and nearly all centerfire rat-shot cartridges use a hollow plastic capsule, often shaped like a bullet to aid in feeding, which holds the shot. This plastic case shatters during firing, and allows the shot to disperse after it exits the muzzle.
    [edit] See also
     
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  13. BuckeyeKing

    BuckeyeKing Wolves DYNASTY!!!!

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    Just get a cat and leave it outside.
     
  14. Fin Fan In Cali

    Fin Fan In Cali Dolphin fan since 1970 Luxury Box

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    Bro if the remedies mentioned don't work, go to your local Farm & Garden supply. They have traps the the rats will run through, and eat the poison inside. Your other animals will not be able to get to. They have what the call a bar, or they have it in granules and it is green. You can get these at Lowe's and Home Depot as well. You will want to keep this up against a wall.
     
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  15. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    L2G remedy is in place for 2 days now.

    I will investigate tonight around my grill.

    Will post results.

    if it doesn;t work...I will go with the traps and busting caps.
     
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  16. azfinfanmang

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    It depends, if its a .22 long rifle from close range, it will put an entry and exit hole about the size of a pencil.
    If you use a softpoint tumbler, it will create an entry hole the size of a pencil, and an exit hole the size of a golf ball.
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    Ohhhhh, you were talking about the peppermint and cotton balls.....nevermind.
     
  17. Themole

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    It's a lot more fun busting caps. Not interested in using your 22? Go to Waly World and pickup .177 pump or co2 pellet rifle and safety glasses. Start a few days early by baiting them up with dry dog food, put some red Christmas lighting out in the kill zone so you will be able to see the lil bastids and learn to play Sniper. Rats ain't stupid, and they can be vicious if cornered or wounded, so be careful.
     
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  18. Themole

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    The goal is a cotton ball for every Rat Kenny!
     
  19. azfinfanmang

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    :up:
    I prefer the golf ball sized exit wound for each of those furry pink tailed buggers myself :yes:
    I used to go prarie dog hunting with my mini-14. Amazing what a .223 will do to those guys :shifty:
     
  20. Themole

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    The back hole is much nastier than the front! I guess that's just a universal law.:lol:
     
  21. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    Gotta admit...this sounds like a lot of fun.

    I can build a hide and everything..get dressed up in my fatigues....drink from a canteen filled with Jack and water.

    of course...when the cops come to ask me why I turned by backyard into fallujah...I'll point to my Rat problem and ask for sympathy.

    Low Yield claymore mines....the possiblities are endless.

    I go on the air to declare war within the hour. (going to announce it in my backyard with a megaphone.)

    next post will be from jail.
     
  22. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    Say hi to Bubba.
     
  23. Themole

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    HEY!:lol:
     
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  24. Alex44

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    The rats did the deed on your grill. You have baby rat maker on your next burgers.
     
  25. Themole

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    The solution to that is:

    John Prine - Blow up your TV

    She was a level-headed dancer on the road to alcohol
    And I was just a soldier on my way to Montreal
    Well she pressed her chest against me
    About the time the juke box broke
    Yeah, she gave me a peck on the back of the neck
    And these are the words she spoke

    Chorus:
    Blow up your TV throw away your paper
    Go to the country, build you a home
    Plant a little garden, eat a lot of peaches
    Try an find Jesus on your own

    Well, I sat there at the table and I acted real naive
    For I knew that topless lady had something up her sleeve
    Well, she danced around the bar room and she did the hoochy-coo
    Yeah she sang her song all night long, tellin' me what to do

    Repeat chorus:

    Well, I was young and hungry and about to leave that place
    When just as I was leavin', well she looked me in the face
    I said "You must know the answer."
    "She said, "No but I'll give it a try."
    And to this very day we've been livin' our way
    And here is the reason why

    We blew up our TV threw away our paper
    Went to the country, built us a home
    Had a lot of children, fed 'em on peaches
    They all found Jesus on their own
     
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  26. Paul 13

    Paul 13 Chaotic Neutral & Unstable Genius Staff Member

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    Find a couple of statues that look like cats and put them next to your bbq. It probably won't work, but at least you'll have a couple of sphynx in your backyard. Great party discussion.

    All I know is that when they die in a confined spot, they are a ***** and smell really bad. Couple of years ago, lived in a condo complex, parked my car outside like everyone else. Low and behold one day I'm getting in my car and I notice this smell. Now, I know what dead rodent smells like unfortunately (anyone that worked retail with a stock room in the back would know). So, I'm running late at the time and can't be bothered to look at what I hit (as I assumed I ran over something). Next day I'm out getting in my car and there's a million flies swarming the front tire (driver side). Jesus Christ! Whatever I ran over must be tangled in the friggin wheel well... how the F am I going to clean up this crap. So, I'm looking... looking with a flashlight... can't see a thing. Smells like rotten fish though. Lift up the hood... nothing... but flies everywhere... can't find what the F I hit. Tempted at this point to rip my car apart, pull off the front fenders... the little ****er must have crawled into the smallest of holes and died. Now, it's getting dark, and the cheap $2 flashlight is only providing so much help. I say I'll wait until morning. Go out there the next day... flies everywhere... still stinks... surprising nobody has noticed in my complex that my car is now cursed with smell of death. But now that it's light I can finally find out what is causing the problem. I swear it looked like a racoon. Grey... HUGE... in my engine compartment stuck between the engine block and the fly wheel of the transmission. Now... how in god's name do I get this thing out? Grabbed a broom... nope... grabbed stick... nope... need something with a hook on the end, but I got jack ****... I know... I'll take the car to the local car wash and have the guys get the ****er out. When I got there the guy looked at me like I just ran over his foot. He walks off... I'm ****ed... I'm going to have to sell the car! His boss comes back with a long stick with a hook on the end, pulls the little monster out and just leaves the poor bastard lying in the middle of the driveway. I promptly get back in the car and drive off...
     
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  27. SICK

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    only cause i love this gif

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  28. unluckyluciano

    unluckyluciano For My Hero JetsSuck

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    you know sections outside right now licking his grill.....
     
  29. LandShark13

    LandShark13 New Member

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    Check out this bad boy!

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFdfoYhGJj8"]YouTube- The Ultimate Electronic Mouse Trap | Victorpest.com[/ame]
     
  30. adamprez2003

    adamprez2003 Senior Member

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    read the book KING RAT and then offer your friends a new meat dish recipe that you just came up with

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    How to cook rats?

    Rats Recipe:

    Ingredients


    Fresh rats
    Fresh herbs
    Cooking oil
    Chilli peppers
    Butter
    Peanuts
    Preparation:


    Blow the rat skin with a blowtorch.
    Leave rats to cool down.
    When they are cool enough, clean the rest of the skin with a steel wool.
    Eviscerate the rats and split them.
    Put all the good rat parts in a jar, with the fresh peppers, herbs and oil.
    Leave this for half an hour in the fridge.
    Deep-fry until brown in a mixture of butter and peanut oil.
    Serve hot with some crunchy peanuts.
    More Rats Recipes

    Bordeaux Grilled Rats
    Skin and eviscerate rats that live in wine cellars. Brush with a thick sauce that combines olive oil and crushed shallots. Grill over a fire of broken wine barrels.

    Stewed Cane Rat
    Skin and eviscerate the rat and split it lengthwise. Fry until brown in a mixture of butter and peanut oil. Cover with water, add tomatoes or tomato puree, hot red peppers, and salt. Simmer the rat until tender and serve with rice.

    Creamed Mice Skin, gut and wash some fat mice without removing their heads. Cover them in a pot with ethyl alcohol and marinate 2 hours. Dice a piece of salt pork or sowbelly and cook it slowly to extract the fat. Drain the mice, dredge them thoroughly in a mixture of flour, pepper, and salt, and fry slowly in the rendered fat for about 5 minutes. Add a cup of alcohol and 6 to 8 cloves, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Prepare a cream sauce, transfer the sauteed mice to it, and warm them in it for about 10 minutes before serving.

    From Canadian naturalist and conservationist Farley Mowatt:
    Drain the mice, dredge them thoroughly in a mixture of flour, pepper and salt, and fry slowly in the rendered fat for about five minutes. Add a cup of alcohol and 6-8 cloves, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Prepare a cream sauce, transfer the mice to it and warm them in it for about 10 minutes before serving.
     
  31. LandShark13

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  32. adamprez2003

    adamprez2003 Senior Member

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    :lol: always wondered how eating snails or lobster (just a giant underwater cockroach) is acceptable but rat, squirrel, dog or horse is disgusting. :lol:

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    I mean how hungry did the first person have to be to decide to eat this ? :lol:
     
  33. slickj101

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  34. Colmax

    Colmax Well-Known Member

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    New Orleans is right next door and those damn Cajuns serve up Nutria rat in restaurants. I hear it's delicious. Hell, I'd eat em! Suppose to be very lean meat, very nutritious. They're herbivores, though, unlike their nasty cousins.

    Saw a show (Animal Planet, Discovery, Food Network, some damn channel!) where they had Nutria fur to sell. N.O. cops also have/had duty where they'd go out and shoot the little critters because they're such a nuisance. Isn't that crazy???

    "10-4, we got a bunch of whisker-lipped varmints in the Garden District. Use the Napalm....."
     
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  35. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    It has worked.

    there is also a cat that is hanging around my backyard.

    The rats are ****ed now.
     
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    Start feeding the cat! Not enough to make him fat and happy but enough were he sticks around =)
     
  37. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    Get a dog!
     
  38. Section126

    Section126 We are better than you. Luxury Box

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    I have one.

    I love the cat there. There is no way the Rats return now.
     
  39. opfinistic

    opfinistic Braaaaains!

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    I see you've never watched tom & Jerry. :pity:
     
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