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Opened the hood on my 955 the other morning and found a huge nest by the front of the radiator..mice pouring out; sat there looking at one mouse as it vibrated on top of the header(tractor was idleing). Cleaned out all the mice and nests, came back 2 days later and they are all back. Simple answer is that I have an electric block heater and it is a perfect mouse magnet..any warmth in Maine would be. So spread lots of mice bait around your CUT if you are using a block heater.

Prob not a newsflash to anyone but me...
 

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Thanks for the reminder. I have not checked under the hood recently.

We used to have cat(s); we never had a problem then.

Cats work. The problem with cats is well...... They like birds and rabbits too.

The only smell mice do not seem to like is peppermint, but I would not bet any money on odors affecting winter nesting behavior.
 

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I have heard that bounce sheets or moth balls work wonders. maybe an old wives tail but have had sucess with both.
No wifes tale, mothballs in a sock hang in all my vehicles with some zip ties holding them there ($800 bill for fixing my truck taught me that).

Buy them every time you see them.

Trent
 

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I have heard that bounce sheets or moth balls work wonders. maybe an old wives tail but have had sucess with both.
No myth,they do work,but what works even better for the engine compartment is to leave the hood open.
Read that on one of the tractor forums,maybe this one, I don't remember,but it definitely works. I haven't had any mice since trying that little trick.:fing32:

Greg
 
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