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Old 01-03-2011, 02:29 AM   #101
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I have has success with laying cattle panels on the ground and hooking them to bottom of the standing panels. The kept themp from rooting under the panels when it was wet or muddy.
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Old 01-03-2011, 10:00 PM   #102
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My circle 6 type trap with internal feeder.
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:14 PM   #103
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nice designs....
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:11 AM   #104
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I want to make one of those "6" style traps.
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:21 AM   #105
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Cool looking traps


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Old 01-15-2011, 06:56 PM   #106
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They work well for med. size hogs. I had a big one bend heavy gauge hog wire back on a two foot wide flap. I am now going to keep the design of the six but installing a trap door.
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:29 PM   #107
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I have got to build a trap, our hogs are taking over and keeping the deer run off.
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Old 04-30-2013, 01:30 PM   #108
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I need one of these
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:52 PM   #109
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This is the one i built sunday and i have caught 2 boars in 2 days going to check it after work today
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:31 PM   #110
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how far do you guys overlap the last panel for the entrance?
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:07 PM   #111
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how far do you guys overlap the last panel for the entrance?
I think they overlap it like 5 or 6 feet.
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:16 PM   #112
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Make it one or two panels larger than you think you need--and they can climb out. I take my .22-250 with me to check it and stop 75-100 yds off and shoot any big one. Rest I knock down with a .22 pistol. One trap I've raised the sides by splitting a panel in half lengthwise and wiring it to the top all the way 'round.

My favorite is a 6-panel trap with a 4' door which makes for about 32-33' across. Has a feeder inside. I prop the doors open with a device I made out of 3 pieces of wood. It looks like an upside down U. Attach the trip wire to the cross-piece and when they get to the back of the pen where the cross-wire is, and root under it, they trap themselves.
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Old 10-07-2014, 08:35 PM   #113
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I'm thinking of building a '6' hog trap with a diameter of 20' or so. That would take at least 8 - 16' panels. I found these panels at Tractor Supply that seem to be the best for a trap but they cost $70/each.
http://www.tractorsupply.com/webapp/...http:ClickInfo

Is there a cheaper panel that would work as well as this one?
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Old 10-07-2014, 11:34 PM   #114
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I build a small one like that, but 3 of them jumped out. ERRRR
It is quite a dumb feeling standing 15' from the trap with a .22 pistol watching about a 200-lb boar run off that had just climbed out of the trap. Now I carry a rifle and if there is a big one in the trap, I park a ways off and pop him in the ear before driving up to the trap. One good rain and they are back in the trap. Have caught as many as 9 in one of these at one set.

Also---tie a length of rope to the flap and then tie the end off to the side opposite the door so you can pull the door open to let the deer out that can't/won't jump out.
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Old 10-08-2014, 09:18 AM   #115
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It is quite a dumb feeling standing 15' from the trap with a .22 pistol watching about a 200-lb boar run off that had just climbed out of the trap. Now I carry a rifle and if there is a big one in the trap, I park a ways off and pop him in the ear before driving up to the trap. One good rain and they are back in the trap. Have caught as many as 9 in one of these at one set.

Also---tie a length of rope to the flap and then tie the end off to the side opposite the door so you can pull the door open to let the deer out that can't/won't jump out.
You just answered the question I was looking for.
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Old 10-08-2014, 03:48 PM   #116
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Old 01-20-2015, 07:57 PM   #117
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i am adding a 6 trap to my spring/summer plans.

our hog population is starting to grow...
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Old 01-20-2015, 11:47 PM   #118
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We use a heart shape trap that has the same concept as a 6 or 9 trap. we leave the top of the panels flimsy and use extra wire at the base of the t-post because we have witness pigs climbing out. we wire the door open for a couple of days and never kill pigs inside. just dig holes for the trailer tires so that the trailer sits flush with the ground right in front of the entrance. = BACON
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Old 01-21-2015, 03:15 PM   #119
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Old 01-21-2015, 03:26 PM   #120
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we modified the circle 6 trap to make is a complete circle with a guillotine door, we trapped 25 hogs in3 weekends on my place and took a total of 35 off the 48 acres last year. And we didn't reallys start setting the trap until July and no trapping during bow season. Most we have had at 1 time is 10 hogs and the big ones can bust through the cattle panels so be ready for them to lose their minds when you walk up
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Old 01-21-2015, 03:38 PM   #121
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i tried the figure six and wexford models and caught a few. just seem to catch more with the drop type gates. imo
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Old 01-21-2015, 05:21 PM   #122
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i would like to build one of these, but my dad has a dog that is a free spirit and probably would not hesitate to go check out a bunch of trapped pigs if she heard them. and where i would put the trap she would hear them.

does anyone else have a dog problem like this? any solution? what will the hogs do when they see a dog?

thanks for helping a trapping dummy out...
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Old 01-22-2015, 12:26 PM   #123
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sorry about the poor drawing and photo but, wanted to show you the trigger mechanism that i like the best.There are tons of em out there, but this one seems to eliminate the deer and coons from setting it off.

the trigger is a tire connected to the gate by a cable.It has stakes on the gate side that allow it only to move away from the gate. pigs will root and move it , deer, coons and other will not.

X, Dont think the dog will be much of a problem
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Old 01-22-2015, 01:21 PM   #124
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sorry about the poor drawing and photo but, wanted to show you the trigger mechanism that i like the best.There are tons of em out there, but this one seems to eliminate the deer and coons from setting it off.

the trigger is a tire connected to the gate by a cable.It has stakes on the gate side that allow it only to move away from the gate. pigs will root and move it , deer, coons and other will not.

X, Dont think the dog will be much of a problem

simple but effective idea... thanks
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Old 01-22-2015, 01:26 PM   #125
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Built a trap last weekend,
8 16' panels with a guillotine drop gate on the front and a figure 6 on the opposite side.
Pig pipe in the middle and adding feeder to it soon
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Old 01-22-2015, 01:53 PM   #126
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Built a trap last weekend,
8 16' panels with a guillotine drop gate on the front and a figure 6 on the opposite side.
Pig pipe in the middle and adding feeder to it soon
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Old 01-24-2015, 04:03 PM   #127
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I have an old trampoline frame that I am thinking about using. Are there any perks to using the frame as opposed to not? Just wondering before I load that thing up.
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Old 01-26-2015, 11:38 AM   #128
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lost cajun- imo, there is no need for the frame if you are going to use panels. wiring them together and using t post will be plenty. if you are going to weld the panel to the frame, then it would be ok.
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Old 04-11-2015, 01:51 AM   #129
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Size:  162.4 KBHere is a picture of one of my traps.8' wide guillotine gate 6-16' panels and a 4' loading gate.
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Old 04-13-2015, 12:27 PM   #130
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How about a video instead?

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