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Offline PalmerLakeColo

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wanted solar fence charger not bears
« on: March 09, 2012, 11:33:12 AM »
I'm looking to buy a solar fence charger and was wanting some recommendations to keep the bears out. Or if anybody has one that they want to part with that works well. I'm the market.

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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2012, 11:32:18 PM »
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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2012, 08:54:49 AM »
I've heard from folks in Montana that these work well.  I don't know if it's large enough for the area you need to protect.

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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2012, 08:58:30 AM »
I've had great success with my Parmak solar charger.   Had 5 bear in my yard at one time.  Almost tore down my chicken coop,  but never touched a hive.   Key is to make sure the fence is baited.
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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2012, 07:08:16 PM »
Lost a bunch of Guinea fowl (keets) last year to bears...Game Commission said to bait the fence with strips of bacon...they have to "taste" it to learn not to go near the fence.  It worked!

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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2012, 08:33:13 PM »
i just put up the parmak 25 mile solar charger for my chicken coop.  that sucker, with 12 gauge wire and a deep ground rod is HOT

but yes, for bears, bait the fence.  all electric fences are psychological barriers.  if the animal doesn't get zapped hard on the snout, they will learn to go through.
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2012, 10:32:38 PM »
If bacon does not work, hook the wire to a claymore mine.    :evil:

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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2012, 12:40:44 AM »
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.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville

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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2012, 04:51:19 PM »
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Re: wanted solar fence charger not bears
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2012, 08:05:44 PM »
Forget the fence, just wrap the bacon around the Claymore's clacker.  :police: If you hear a loud KA-BOOM in the middle of the night, roll over and go back to sleep.

 

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