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#2606495 - Sun Mar 04 2012 08:58 PM cleaning d/ps
longear Offline
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Registered: Tue Mar 03 2009
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Loc: Oakdale,Pa
got to cleaning my d/ps that were in a pile in the shed. some were still set and baited. so we caught 2 more mice while they were laying there.
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#2606685 - Sun Mar 04 2012 11:06 PM Re: cleaning d/ps [Re: longear]
Forestman3 Offline
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Registered: Fri Feb 09 2007
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Loc: Huntingdon Pa.
What are you or have you done to them to keep them from rusting really bad ? I just started using them this year and haven`t done anything but washed them so far but want to do something.

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#2607051 - Mon Mar 05 2012 10:47 AM Re: cleaning d/ps [Re: longear]
longear Offline
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Registered: Tue Mar 03 2009
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I dipped them in used cooking oil. it is a mess but seemed to help with the rust last year.
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#2608058 - Tue Mar 06 2012 12:09 AM Re: cleaning d/ps [Re: longear]
oksus Offline
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Registered: Sat Jan 09 2010
Posts: 594
Loc: cambria county, pa
Might sound crazy, I waxed mine last year, helps alot with rust prevention.

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#2608128 - Tue Mar 06 2012 12:46 AM Re: cleaning d/ps [Re: longear]
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i dyed and waxed mine. i got a pot of old wax i use for them and the sides of body grips.
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#2608250 - Tue Mar 06 2012 06:03 AM Re: cleaning d/ps [Re: longear]
Mad Dog20/20 Offline
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Registered: Tue Jun 24 2008
Posts: 194
Loc: Youngsville,Pa
I just dipped all of mine in Andy Stoe's when i got them. Just rinse them off when i'm done for the year. No issues.

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