instructions for single door live animal traps

instructions for single door live animal traps
INSTRUCTIONS FOR
SINGLE DOOR LIVE ANIMAL TRAPS
¾
¾
Use caution when transporting and/or releasing animals caged in the Live Trap. Be careful to keep
hands and fingers away from the animal. Some trapped animals may become aggressive.
Keep hands and fingers clear of the Door and Door Brace area when tripping the Live Trap.
HELPFUL HINTS:
¾
For improved Live Trap performance, clean the Live Trap between uses to eliminate unwanted animal
and/or bait odors.
WARRANTY:
Miller Manufacturing Company warrants to the original purchaser that the live traps are to be free from defects in material and
workmanship for one year from the date of purchase when used under normal use and service. Please return the defective
trap with proof of purchase, description of the defect and contact information to the address below – attention: Return
Department.
UNPACKING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
Make sure there is no damage from shipping.
All parts should move freely.
Model LT1
Models LT2, LT3, LT4 & LT5
Figure 1
SETTING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Set the trap on a flat surface.
Refer to figure 1.
Lift long end of the movable Lever to horizontal position.
Press the Door Brace fully down against the Door.
This step is optional: Rotate the Latch so that it secures
the Door Brace against the Door.
6. With Door Brace depressed and Lever in horizontal
position, raise the Door up until it touches the ceiling of the
cage. Make sure the short end of the Lever is under the
Door.
7.
VERY IMPORTANT: If Step 5 was done, now rotate Latch
to release Door Brace.
8. Place long end of the Lever on inside of Trigger Rod and
release the Door slowly. The trap is now set.
Note: If the trap is too sensitive, file a flat on both the Lever
and the Trigger Rod where they meet.
TESTING THE TRAP:
1.
Insert a stick or pencil through the trap and press down on
the front or rear edge of the Trigger Plate. This will trip
the trap causing the Door to spring shut.
BAITING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
3.
Use the Bait Reference Chart on the back of this instruction
sheet to select the proper bait.
Carefully place bait centered on the cage floor slightly
behind the Trigger Plate.
Re-set the trap as instructed.
RELEASING THE ANIMAL:
1.
2.
3.
Press the Door Brace down against the Door.
Rotate the Latch over the top of the Door Brace, securing
the Door Brace against the Door. The trap is ready for
release of the animal.
Turn the cage over on its top. The Door will automatically
open, allowing the animal to escape.
Figure 2
SETTING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Set the trap on a flat surface.
Refer to figure 2.
With the Door facing you, press the Door Brace fully down
against the Door.
This step is optional: Rotate the Latch so that it secures
the Door Brace against the Door.
With your left hand, pull the Door up until it touches the
ceiling of the cage.
With your right hand, grasp the short section of the Trigger
Rod that is resting on top of the trap. Pull the Trigger Rod
underneath the Hook. For a less sensitive release setting,
position the trigger rod deeper under the hook. For a more
sensitive release setting, position trigger rod near the tip of
the hook. VERY IMPORTANT: If Step 4 was done, now
rotate Latch to release Door Brace.
The trap is now set.
TESTING THE TRAP:
1.
Insert a stick or pencil through the trap and press down on
the back edge of the Trigger Plate. This will trip the trap
causing the Door to spring shut.
BAITING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
3.
Use the Bait Reference Chart on the back of this instruction
sheet to select the proper bait.
Carefully place bait centered on the floor of the cage slightly
behind the Trigger Plate.
Re-set the trap as instructed.
RELEASING THE ANIMAL:
1.
2.
3.
Press the Door Brace down against the Door.
Rotate the Latch over the top of the Door Brace, securing
the Door Brace against the Door. The trap is ready for
release of the animal.
Turn the cage over on its top. The Door will automatically
open, allowing the animal to escape.
Miller Manufacturing Company • 1450 West 13th Street Glencoe, MN 55336 • (800) 260-0888 • www.miller-mfg.com
(160711_6-09)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR
DOUBLE DOOR LIVE ANIMAL TRAPS
¾
¾
Use caution when transporting and/or releasing animals caged in the Live Trap. Be careful to keep
hands and fingers away from the animal. Some trapped animals may become aggressive.
Keep hands and fingers clear of the Door and Door Brace area when tripping the Live Trap.
HELPFUL HINTS:
¾
For improved Live Trap performance, clean the Live Trap between uses to eliminate unwanted animal
and/or bait odors.
WARRANTY:
Miller Manufacturing Company warrants to the original purchaser that the live traps are to be free from defects in material and
workmanship for one year from the date of purchase when used under normal use and service. Please return the defective
trap with proof of purchase, description of the defect and contact information to the address below – attention: Return
Department.
UNPACKING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
Make sure there is no damage from shipping.
All parts should move freely.
Models DDLT1, DDLT2 & DDLT4
Figure 3
8.
Keeping the Doors against the ceiling of the cage, return
the Lever to its original position so that the point of the “V”
is pointing to the bottom of the trap. Make sure the short
ends of the Lever are positioned underneath the Doors.
9. Return the trap to its upright position.
10. Now position the Trigger Rod so it rests in the center of
the “V” on the Lever.
11. VERY IMPORTANT: Release the Latches from the Door
Brace. The trap is now set.
TESTING THE TRAP:
1.
Insert a stick or pencil through the trap and press down on
the front edge or rear edge of the Trigger Plate. This will
trip the trap causing the Door to spring shut.
BAITING THE TRAP:
SETTING THE TRAP:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Set the trap on a flat surface.
Refer to figure 3.
Press the Door Brace fully down against the Door.
Rotate the Latch so that it secures the Door Brace against
the Door.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 for the second Door.
Raise the Lever so the point of the “V” points upward.
Tip the trap on its side far enough so that the Doors will fall
to the top of the trap.
1.
2.
3.
Use the Bait Reference Chart below to select the proper bait.
Carefully place the bait on the center of the Trigger Plate.
Re-set the trap as instructed.
RELEASING THE ANIMAL:
1.
2.
3.
Press the Door Brace down against the Door on either end
of the trap.
Rotate the Latch over the top of the Door Brace, securing
the Door Brace against the Door. The trap is ready for
release of the animal.
Turn the cage over on its top. The Door will automatically
open, allowing the animal to escape.
BAIT REFERENCE CHART:
Model
Animal
Recommended Bait
LT1
6x6x18
DDLT1
6x6x18
LT2
7x7x24
DDLT2
7x7x24
LT3
8x10x24
Mice
Rat, Chipmunk
Weasel
Squirrel
Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Scratch Grain
Peanuts or other Nuts
Fresh Liver
Corn, Sunflower Seeds
Weasel
Rabbit, Mink, Muskrat
Squirrel
Fresh Liver
Fresh Vegetables, Apples
Corn, Sunflowers Seeds
Rabbit, Mink
Squirrel
Raccoon
Skunk
Opossum
Armadillo
Woodchuck
Cat
Fresh Vegetables, Apples
Corn, Sunflower Seeds
Sardines, Jelly, Fruit, Mini-marshmallows
Preserves, Fresh Meat
Preserves
Meal Worms, Sardines, Fish
Vegetables
Sardines, Fish, Canned Cat Food
LT4
10x12x32
DDLT4
10x12x36
LT5
16x16x42
Miller Manufacturing Company • 1450 West 13th Street Glencoe, MN 55336 • (800) 260-0888 • www.miller-mfg.com
(160711_6-09)
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