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rosalind

11th June 2012, 17:32

If you can find the tunnel from the blighter's heap of soil, pour down a mixture of meths and water (about 10-25% meths, about 300 ml) they go, for a while at least.Tried everything else, this works for me.
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aristophanes

11th June 2012, 17:38
Rambler no doubt has a meth lab at home. Someone once suggested that I try playing disco music to scare them off, but they were soon back in full force, wearing little white suits.
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rosalind

11th June 2012, 17:42
Over here methylated spirits can be bought from DIY stores! Think you have to be over 18 but I supect rambler is......
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aristophanes

11th June 2012, 17:48
Stranger than fiction. How would you like to see one of these at your door?

http://www.naturalhistorymag.com/picks-from-the-past/201397/a-star-is-born
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aristophanes

11th June 2012, 17:49
Men in Black 4?
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pastille

11th June 2012, 18:15
Had a quick root around on the clue chain thread.

Comiserations rambler, sounds like a nightmare...much like those starry nosed things.

We don't seemed to be bothered with those types of beasties in this neck of the woods.

If you get really desperate try wielding a Japanese Razor Hoe around.

Not for the squeamish ...
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rosalind

11th June 2012, 19:05
eeeeeeewwwwww. I shouldn't think even their mothers find them beautiful.
Perhps that's why meths works - it smells disgusting to them so they do a smart about turn?
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rambler

11th June 2012, 19:26
Thanks, Rosalind. So far tried....

Jeyes Fluid
Mothballs
White spirit
Creosote
Bleach
Urine (fresh and mature)

The moles love all these.
I've flooded the runs with a hose.
A mate says he gassed his with an old bike inner tube/hosepipe connection but I'm afraid of blowing the car exhaust.
I've watched them at work and tried to stab them.
I have got one with a scissor trap a couple of years ago.
At the moment I've set a trap in a likely run....
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pastille

11th June 2012, 19:30
Okay rambler you are obviously not the squeamish type.

Seriously...ninja suit, the afore mentioned JRH...sorted!

Good excercise to boot...


Yaahaa!

Images of Inspector Clueso's side kick looms...
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rambler

11th June 2012, 19:35
What I need is a dinner-plate sized disc with about thirty closely-spaced tines; when I see activity I could place the 'killer' over the molehill and jump on it....
I do hope FRANCIS will not be too horrified.
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