DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Electrical and Wiring > squirrels chewed through HD Christmas light string,




Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-29-2012, 02:04 PM  
Wuzzat?
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2,328
Liked 167 Times on 154 Posts
Likes Given: 94

Default squirrels chewed through HD Christmas light string,

insulation plus copper.

Did HD make money on selling lights where the insulation has some defect that makes it attractive to pests,
or
are the squirrels especially hungry this year?

It was only on 6 hrs out of 24 so they probably were not shocked.



__________________
Wuzzat? is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2012, 07:57 PM  
Blue Jay
Senior Member
 
Blue Jay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: La Rue, Ohio
Posts: 252
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts
Likes Given: 18

Default

Squirrels just like to chew on just about anything. What I do is to try to play tag with them, yea they catch ok but never throw the lead back at me.

__________________
Blue Jay is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-30-2012, 10:09 AM  
Wuzzat?
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 2,328
Liked 167 Times on 154 Posts
Likes Given: 94

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue Jay View Post
yea they catch ok but never throw the lead back at me.

For rabbits, cats and squirrels I have a slingshot.

For home invasion I have a shiny metal device that can propel up to six lead pellets, one at a time, at almost the speed of sound. It works by using the rapid combustion of a powder.
For the lead being thrown back at me I guess I should invest in a Kevlar vest.

I looked some more in the grass and found a bulb all by itself, the wires chewed off flush with the bottom of the socket.
This will take some soldering and heat shrink tubing to fix.
__________________
Wuzzat? is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Squirrels robertB Pest Control 2 12-11-2011 07:27 PM
Squirrels love new paint! arkitkat Decorating and Design 8 10-22-2011 10:17 AM
Merry Christmas Daryl in Nanoose General Chit-Chat 5 12-25-2008 09:36 AM
ceiling light wiring affecting light in another room johnm Electrical and Wiring 4 05-25-2008 01:55 AM
Christmas gifts Daryl in Nanoose General Chit-Chat 6 01-14-2008 09:03 PM

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS