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Offline hivebuilder

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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #20 on: February 27, 2015, 12:05:52 am »
here in northeast ks. we have a tree that looks like a pecan and has round nuts that are similar in construction to a pecan .but --it is a bitternut tree and is not edible by people .

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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #21 on: February 27, 2015, 01:35:56 am »
wrap aluminum, around the trunk, except for one spot. In that spot push a double edge razor into the bark..... CAREFULLY!   Each afternoon around dinner time...    Pick up squirrels, skin, gut, (gut already started) and place on barby set to GRILL..........
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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #22 on: February 28, 2015, 10:20:22 am »
wrap aluminum, around the trunk, except for one spot. In that spot push a double edge razor into the bark..... CAREFULLY!   Each afternoon around dinner time...    Pick up squirrels, skin, gut, (gut already started) and place on barby set to GRILL..........

your teasing me. does that work?

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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #23 on: February 28, 2015, 02:53:19 pm »
works on peach and apple trees. WIll also work on rafters that rats use to travel.
   Squirrels can "jump" upward and clear a couple feet of covered tree if they are chased, but allowed to go up on their own they will take the path of least resistance.  If you ever watch a squirrel climb a tree, they keep their body against the trunk. My best luck with apple trees was pushing the blades in deeply, leaving about 1/4 inch at the bottom and 1/2 inch sticking out at the top. They will see it, but have no way to understand how sharp it is. When they figure it out, its too late, but be warned, it "is" messy.  You also dont want kids etc around that might lean up against the tree, there is some liability involved in using this method. Like setting a mouse trap shotgun for other critters. If PEOPLE step into the trap the repercussions can be ugly.
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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #24 on: March 01, 2015, 06:53:34 pm »
Some of these animal rights people would put you under the jail if caught.  But sounds like a good idea.




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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #25 on: March 01, 2015, 07:43:13 pm »
Oh my very favorite pie. Maybe someone will be really really industrious  make 1 for bud 7. Hint, hint. 😃
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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2015, 07:32:17 pm »
Never heard of a squirrel pie, Kathy.  But then if he ran over the razor blade a time or two it might be minced meat pie.



A home made pecan pie is hard to beat.



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I haven't heard about Bud 7 yet, haven't got to be here as much the last several months.  Was thinking about giving Bud a holler.
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Re: Pecans?
« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2015, 09:19:41 pm »
LOL Joe

pecan pie, not squirrel pie.

although, I'll try anything once.........
They are so divorced from their own interests that even when their own security and that of their children is finally compromised, they do not seek to avert the danger themselves but cross their arms and wait for the nation as a whole to come to their aid. Yet as utterly as they sacrifice their own free will, they are no fonder of obedience than anyone else. They submit, it is true, to the whims of a clerk, but no sooner is force removed than they are glad to defy the law as a defeated enemy. Thus one finds them ever wavering between servitude and license.
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