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cavie

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Posted: 10/19/19 05:53am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Irish spring does not work. Here's the proof.
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Yup, the shop at the RV store where I work pulls half-eaten bars of Irish Spring and beds made from dryer sheets out of the campers we store every spring. And yet the myth perpetuates.


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Posted: 10/19/19 07:27am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

At least you know your mice are "squeaky" clean! [emoticon]


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cavie wrote:

Irish spring does not work. Here's the proof.
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You can't tell people that, though... They leave a bar in the TT, no mice show up, and they insist it's proof positive that the stuff works.

Just like the essential oil true believers...


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It may not be good for mice but, it's good for Irish Spring sales. [emoticon]

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Dynamite or a Jack Russel terrorist are about the only things that will stop rats...or snakes in warm weather.
What about the cinnamon oil on cotton ball thing, does it work?

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its peppermint oil. and a product called fresh cab. my rv or boat have mice for lots of years. sits in a pole bldg next to the grain field.

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cavie, we could’ve taken that photo ourselves.....we had exactly the same thing happen. Two years ago, my wife started using little vented, plastic, condiment containers holding cotton balls with “ peppermint essential oils”. We placed these around throughout both our 5th wheel and our little class c.....so far we’ve been “mouse free”! I still have “sticky traps” placed around...but , haven’t caught a mouse in quite some time. memtb


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Well... I put a cut up bars of Irish Springs in my 5th wheel last winter and it is the first spring I didn't find any trace of mice. Maybe if you leave it in the box it doesn't work?

I might try peppermint oil this year. Seems like a better smell than Irish Springs.

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Thermoguy wrote:

Well... I put a cut up bars of Irish Springs in my 5th wheel last winter and it is the first spring I didn't find any trace of mice. Maybe if you leave it in the box it doesn't work?

I might try peppermint oil this year. Seems like a better smell than Irish Springs.
Maybe there are no mice to begin with?

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