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JBMasterAngler

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21 hours ago, smurfy said:

 

dang Del............i defend ya over in sillytown then ya hit below the belt!!!!!!!:cry::sick:

 

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18 hours ago, RebelSS said:

It ain't pretty, but for 10 mns and some scrap wood and old chandelier chain, it'll work. Top is "hinged" and crimped the length at the back. Overhang at front so something to grab and lift up. Gotta love those wire ties. Try gettin' in here, skwirrels!

 

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looks kinda deep. 

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2 hours ago, JBMasterAngler said:

Does suet ever go bad? I’ve had it out for a couple weeks now, and the birds are ever so slowly pecking away at it. Just wondering if being exposed to the elements can make it go bad over time.

not in these temps and not in a 2 week period!!!!!!!!

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It seems like the birds need a few weeks to really start chomping away at the suet. Around my house it is always 3-5 days before they even stop to peck on it. Once found they will start hitting it on a regular basis.

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51 minutes ago, RebelSS said:

Not to worry. I have since dismantled it and the birds will have to go somewhere else.

WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cry::angry: NOW i get no christmas present!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cry: my pops built a contraption that catches sparrows. that coulda worked like that too!!!!!!!!!

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