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:? I need to know where I can order some #4 double longspring traps. Eny brand will do. I need the cheepest I can find, so far the cheepest I have ben able to find are 14.00 each. If you know of some where that sells them for less please let me know. Thanks, Justin
 

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Drop an e-mail and check with Tom Olsen (bogmaster) at St. Croix Valley Trappers Supply. Tom helps sponsor this forum and his banner is at the top of this page. Good guy to deal with, everything I hear is ALWAYS good! Ace
 

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I'm curious as to why 4# double long springs for coyotes?I've trapped lots of coyotes in stock #2 bridgers,ran a 3 day check and haven't lost a coyote.Just seems like way too much trap to me.Just my 2 cents worth. :grin:
 

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Well !!

:roll: Well coyotero, I'm down here in Texas in the middle of the brush country. If I diden't use #4s I would never cach eny coyotes. There is to much brush for the coyote to wedge it's foot loose. Even with the #4 you still can't be sur you will cath one. I've even had coons get out of #4s.
 

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I agree- those #4 dls springs aren't what you need. And a #4 on your size coon is ridiculus. I can hold any coon around in a 1.5 cs, and any coyote around in a #1.75 or #2 coilspring.

Two good friends trap NE coyotes that regularly go over 50 lbs- and all the use are 1.75 and 2's.

I suggest you buy some of these traps and forget those #4. If you are having pullouts on your current #4- I would have to say for one reason or the other they are junk.
 

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FYI: one of Pennsylvania's best coyote men uses Victor 1.75s with offset jaws. If these traps did not hold these large Eastern coyotes he would not be using them.
 

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I don't like offset jaws for Coyotes.A good quality #2 coilspring will get you a nice pad catch.The coyote isn't going anywhere when you do that.I've caught coyotes in Bullberries,Thornapple,Plum thickets,sage and greasewood and rimrocks.If you can't hold coyotes you need to look at your setup,weak springs?,how much chain do you use?,trap placement? I ran 3 day checks as I had a big area and the coyotes had big home ranges.The last 3 years I trapped coyotes hard I never had a pullout.I'm not a big fan of modified traps(4 coiled,offset,laminated) our predessors tried this and it didn't work out that great.My 2 all time favorite coyote traps are 1.Bridger #2 sqaure jaw.2. Montgomery #2 square jaw(high levers)I once modified 20 dozen Bridgers,offset,laminate,4 coiled,base plated.I didn't like them and I was having more foot damage than the stock Bridgers.I'm planning to move back to Montana and trap Coyotes if I can sell our place in S.D. Ma Wolfer wants to learn how to trap and I have some lures I've come up with I want to test.Wish I could see your setup I'm sure we could sort it out.I love catching those "Song Dogs"
 

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hey guys has anyone used mb650s and what you thought

also what is night latching

thoughts on#2or3 modified bridgers for yote and cats

or just straight up offset or regular jaws

on any traps is lamenation a big plus

what about liquid antifreeze

thanks
 
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