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10-05-2012, 11:43 AM
I just got done winterizing the boat I keep it in my barn but sometimes I have mice problems , I have had good luck with putting socks of moth balls in the interior , just a FYI for anyone

10-05-2012, 11:52 AM
Dryer sheets all over the boat is an equally effective answer. Plus your boat smells nice and fresh when it's time to get it out again.

10-24-2012, 01:20 AM
Sorry but I'm no longer a believer in moth balls or dryer sheets. This summer I went to pull the chevelle out of the garage and saw a mouse scampering away from underneath. Popped the trunk and there was a mouse nest. Funny thing is there were moth balls and dryer sheets both within inches of the nest. The car went under a frame off resto so I'm still wondering where they entered from. it is a convertable though. I set 3 mouse traps around the car and check daily, iv caught 3 so far.

10-24-2012, 07:00 AM
well that answers it. One or the other not both...they cancel each other out!:D

Sorry, couldn't resist. At least they were in the trunk and not the ulpostery!

I use a box of moth balls in aluminum pie pans and then place sticky traps around the wheels and at the opening of the overhead door. Knock on wood, 3 years no issues.