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I went to start my lawn tractor today and every time i came off the brake pedal the tractor would stale, just like when you come off the seat when not in park. After repeated attempts I was convinced I had a linkage problem. Just for kicks I check gas and noticed a few specks of white seat cushion. When I lowered the seat a few acorns fell out. I lifted and dropped the seat again and more fell out. I then realized that the acorns might be interfering with the seat sensor. Sure enough and keep lifting and lowering the seat and maybe 50 acorns had been stored in the seat. I started the tractor once again and no problem.
 

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Why are you storing acorns in your seat? :unknown:
 

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This is why I shoot chipmunks.
They are not cute, they are destructive little monsters whose only apparent purpose is to find the most inconvenient place to store their nuts, and dig holes under concrete, causing it to settle in bad ways. Man, I hate chipmunks.

Wait until they decide to start storing stuff in your engine compartment, if they havent already. Or build a nest in there.
Good times!

Squirrels are just larger chipmunks, but arent legal to shoot out of season. They do stay away from the house and garage for the most part though. Maybe theyve seen what I do to their smaller buddies.
They dont live underground, but dont mind digging to find the nuts the chipmunks stored!
 

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Squirrels have a season?!? Good grief, if there was ever a critter that was in no danger whatsoever of going extinct...
 

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That is true here as well, squirrels fall into “small game” but I don’t believe there is a limit.
I do however agree with how destructive chipmunks can be, we get rid the few that get past our dogs and the killer cat.
Red squirrels are the worst by far.


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This is why I shoot chipmunks.
They are not cute, they are destructive little monsters whose only apparent purpose is to find the most inconvenient place to store their nuts, and dig holes under concrete, causing it to settle in bad ways. Man, I hate chipmunks.

Wait until they decide to start storing stuff in your engine compartment, if they havent already. Or build a nest in there.
Good times!

Squirrels are just larger chipmunks, but arent legal to shoot out of season. They do stay away from the house and garage for the most part though. Maybe theyve seen what I do to their smaller buddies.
They dont live underground, but dont mind digging to find the nuts the chipmunks stored!
Ditto....one shot one kill
 

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Squirrels have a season?!? Good grief, if there was ever a critter that was in no danger whatsoever of going extinct...
There is always the nuisance pest clause.:good2:


That is true here as well, squirrels fall into “small game” but I don’t believe there is a limit.
I do however agree with how destructive chipmunks can be, we get rid the few that get past our dogs and the killer cat.
Red squirrels are the worst by far.


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I do not see squirrels in color. All are nuisances.
 

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There is always the nuisance pest clause.:good2:






I do not see squirrels in color. All are nuisances.
Around here, if you are the landowner, out of season, you can only trap them, then either relocate and release, or kill them. Now, why you cant kill them and skip the trap step, Ill never know, and how they would know I also dont know, but thats the law here.
Now, if they happen to wander through the Conibear 220 meant for a groundhog, well, I guess thats just their bad luck.

Interestingly, the squirrel season just started here, so maybe I need to go get a license and take care of some.
My old .22 certainly wouldnt mind the work, but they arent nearly as bothersome as the dang chipmunks.
I have a theory Im going to test next Spring. I believe Chipmunks like to be on top of things, like Squirrels do, when they eat. They like to look around I guess.
Anyway, Im going to cut some logs about 12" long, and place randomly around the woods. That way, they are short enough the little buggers can jump onto them, but tall enough I can see them. Then Ill just see what happens.
My guess is, Ill get some nice target practice with my .22. Not that I need it, its ridiculously accurate, and Ive been shooting it for better than 30 years.

Now that we have gone way off topic, lol, maybe I need to start a thread about nuisance pest hunting on your own property, or something similar.
 

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Around here, if you are the landowner, out of season, you can only trap them, then either relocate and release, or kill them. Now, why you cant kill them and skip the trap step, Ill never know, and how they would know I also dont know, but thats the law here.
Now, if they happen to wander through the Conibear 220 meant for a groundhog, well, I guess thats just their bad luck.
Havaheart traps are the best. :good2: galvanized so they don’t rust from repeated dunking. Good open gaps if something flies in them.
 

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Havaheart traps are the best. :good2: galvanized so they don’t rust from repeated dunking. Good open gaps if something flies in them.
:lolol: I was going to say the same thing, we live trap them and then offer swimming lessons. :lolol:

Side note:

They don't swim well in a cage
 
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