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#10900472 - 06/06/15 10:49 PM How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods?
sight fisher Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 598
Loc: Lufkin, Texas
If you haven't checked your boat and truck since the flood, you could be in a load of trouble. We have seen a lot of damage at work with chewed wires from mice and rats. I also found my life jacket with a chew mark. These repairs can be very expensive and frustrating just trying to locate. If you don't check now you will pay a lot later.

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#10900898 - 06/07/15 10:31 AM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
highcountry Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 1258
Loc: Garland, TX
Wish I'd have read this two weeks ago... $400 bill for wire/harness replacement from rodent damage!
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#10900938 - 06/07/15 11:07 AM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
TXBeerHunter Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 359
Put decon in your storage area and change it out twice a year. I put it out in the fall and the spring. In the fall when my boat sits more than any other time, I'll put a couple in the battery compartment area as well.
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#10903790 - 06/08/15 04:18 PM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
lizardfliper Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/05/09
Posts: 272
Be careful buying used trucks for several years now. People with water damage will be looking to unload them. Sucks big time but what can you do right.

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#10907328 - 06/09/15 11:12 PM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
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Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 1649
Loc: Lake Graham, Lot 30
hey I got 5 cats, ain't no stinking rodent around my truck.
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#10929929 - 06/20/15 10:21 AM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
bigjim Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/22/02
Posts: 237
Loc: Granbury,Texas
$3,500 damage to wiring on my F250 about a month ago. Thank God State Farm covers rodent damage.Many insurance companies don't
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#10929943 - 06/20/15 10:30 AM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
OldCrow Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/26/13
Posts: 369
Loc: Central Texas
I have a guy that comes out and treats every quarter but the suggestion to put Decon in the boat is a good one...Thanks.

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#10930837 - 06/20/15 10:51 PM Re: How many of you have checked your truck and boat for rodent damage since the floods? [Re: sight fisher]
DAN-O Offline
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Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 2441
Loc: MANSFIELD, TEXAS, USA
and put moth balls in a glass jar under the tarp to keep squirrels out too! Squirrels are worse than mice about chewing wires!

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