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Tomcat Press N Set Mouse Trap 2 Pack

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.3
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Mouse
 229
trap, traps, caught, peanut butter, bait
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Got the mouse within 24 hours when the old wooden style never did.  ...  "
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" ...  Best mouse traps I’ve ever found.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to setup, dispose of mouse, and reuse.  ...  "
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" ...  The mice in the house haven't said a word about it.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m not sure if they would work on a mouse but they do work on the smaller ones.  ...  "
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" ...  Caught tons of mice right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to set without worrying that you are going to pinch your fingers and they also kill efficiently without undue suffering for the mouse.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to re-set the trap while dropping the mouse down the toilet.  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 146
easy to use, traps, mice, dispose, easy to bait
+99%
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" ...  easy to set and remove mice caught.  ...  "
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" ...  Very effective and easy to set.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap, easy, and effective.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set but these brake very easy if set off accidentally and the mice never went near them.  ...  "
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" ...  They were very easy to bait and set though.  ...  "
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" ...  The traps are very easy to use and you really don't have to worry about catching a finger in them.  ...  "
Comfort
 108
caught, traps, trap, fingers, kill
+68%
-32%
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" ...  It actually caught TWO mice at the same time!  ...  "
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" ...  First day with these caught 2 mice in my garage.  ...  "
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" ...  A few things though: it's a snap trap so curious fingers or paws will cause accidents.  ...  "
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" ...  No mice, so they must have scared them away, what with the teeth and all.  ...  "
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" ...  So much easier to use and dispose of dead mice  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as described extremely efficient and, best of all, disposing of the mice keeps them well away from your hands  ...  "
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" ...  Got him right on the head for a quick kill.  ...  "
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" ...  Happy trapping (well, neck snapping!)  ...  "
Build Quality
 86
trap, wood, caught, spring, mice
+28%
-72%
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" ...  Fully plastic trap and the plastic piece that holds the trap armed broke within 1 hour of being armed  ...  "
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" ...  These work once or twice, then the plastic pieces break apart.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke it into four pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  Glue and snap traps did no good, caught 5 in a single day with these  ...  "
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" ...  Both that came in this pack have the plastic broke after the first couple catches. ... The part that breaks is on the locking mechanism so they're complete trash once they break.  ...  "
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" ...  There's a plastic tab that the triggering mechanism clicks to that breaks after 1 or more uses.  ...  "
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" ...  anyway, the trap itself broke becoming useless.  ...  "
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" ...  After you use them once, they mostly don’t work again as the plastic parts break after one use and maybe 2 if you are lucky.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 75
weeks, mice, dead, caught, bait
+44%
-56%
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" ...  I left it there for a few minutes just to make sure it was dead.  ...  "
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" ...  These were garbage.  ...  "
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" ...  Both traps only worked once. ... After I reset them they did not work anymore.  ...  "
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" ...  All this only after they quit setting easily.  ...  "
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" ...  nothing caught in 2 months  ...  "
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" ...  Don't last long it damage yesterday  ...  "
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" ...  It took weeks!  ...  "
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" ...  I really wish it to work, but both trap failed.  ...  "
Fit
 42
traps, snap, glue traps, mechanism, bait
+26%
-74%
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" ...  I'm going back to the old Victor traps with the big flat bait holder.  ...  "
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" ...  Have to use only a little so you don't clog the mechanism.  ...  "
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" ...  If you use too much peanut butter, the metal perforated tray will stick and the little plastic clip won’t catch.  ...  "
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" ...  The locking arm will not last long one of the traps wouldn't lock in place just junk the holding arm will not last it will fail all by its self I got 2 units out of the 4 traps 2 failed  ...  "
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" ...  broke all 4 with one snap  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased a two-pack to test it out, see if anything falls for the trap. ... I engaged the trap, and it held. ... There is an extremely small plastic piece that holds the lever in place, engaging the trap.  ...  "
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" ...  Much to my surprise, I could push the lever all the way to the bottom and never trigger the spring mechanism.  ...  "
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" ...  They refused to stay set and would snap closed on their own until the spring broke.  ...  "
Cleaning
 37
traps, mice, trap, mess, easy
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Not messy at all.  ...  "
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" ...  It eliminates mice and makes no mess.  ...  "
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" ...  These make disposal VERY easy and not messy.  ...  "
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" ...  I know people who clean them and reuse them .  ...  "
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" ...  Very practical and easier to clean than wooden traps.  ...  "
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" ...  Immediate clean kill.  ...  "
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" ...  Caught mice and super easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Never any bloody mess- works great with a small dab of peanut butter in the well.  ...  "
Price
 36
waste of money, traps, money, waste your money, worth
+61%
-39%
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" ...  The price point is amazing first of all.  ...  "
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" ...  Best trap on the market.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  I consider that good value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  more than satisfied and got my moneys worth already with the first time trying .  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, this was not an issue!  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every dime.  ...  "
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" ...  Much easier to use than the classic trap and worth every penny.  ...  "
Setup
 34
traps, set, easy to bait, bait and set, easy
+100%
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" ...  They just work and are very easy to set.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up two traps, very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Well these traps are so easy to set and they come with a tab to pick up what was caught without coming to close to it.  ...  "
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" ...  These things are easy to setup and work great!  ...  "
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" ...  east to bait, easy to set, safe removal.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus they were super easy to set.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked perfectly when used according to directions.  ...  "
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" ...  Very effective and easy to set.  ...  "
Overall performance
 23
fast, done, mice, traps, easy
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Did the job.  ...  "
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" ...  These traps DO THE JOB.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully I never need it again, but if I do, I know this product will work, fast!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Does it's job.  ...  "
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" ...  But they do the job well.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s not an instant kill but does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  These things get the job done.  ...  "
Food Items
 22
butter, cheese, used peanut butter, bait, traps
+45%
-55%
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" ...  Well, it was like every morning I would find the peanut butter gone, but the trap not sprung.  ...  "
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" ...  I used peanut butter as the bait.  ...  "
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" ...  Next morning, both traps had been set off somehow but no peanut butter had moved.  ...  "
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" ...  When I set up the traps, without fail the next morning all the cheese is gone but the traps didn't trigger.  ...  "
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" ...  Have had a few instances of all the peanut butter being licked out of them so they obviously didn't get set off.  ...  "
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" ...  I used peanut butter as bait.  ...  "
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" ...  We tried meat, maple syrup and peanut butter.  ...  "
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" ...  I used peanut butter for bait.  ...  "
Capacity
 16
basement, garage, traps, kitchen, bedroom
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Will be recommending this product to friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  Well I finally got fed up with the poops and their scratching noises all over the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Got 5 that were in my house.  ...  "
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" ...  Now, I am wondering how many of these critters are in my house!  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 4 and set them up on both floors of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  This one hadn’t even been around long enough for me to NOTICE IT WAS IN THE HOUSE.  ...  "
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" ...  Who cares, happy spouse happy house.  ...  "
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" ...  Three from garage and 4 from basement.  ...  "
Marketplace
 16
product, bait, thank, first, advertised
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Thank you Tomcat! ... Thank you Amazon!!  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first review on Amazon, nothing more to say, it truly works!!  ...  "
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" ...  Much more effective than the original.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome product, thanks  ...  "
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" ...  with the highest rated product on Amazon .  ...  "
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" ...  I just placed another order for more.  ...  "
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" ...  The best one on Amazon.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 11
easy, traps, trap, reuse, easy to set
+100%
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" ...  Easy to reuse and clean, easy to set.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleaned up easily with no issues and rebaited.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and "clean up" when done.  ...  "
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" ...  I checked the trap and it was successful, and disposal was clean and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Immediate clean kill.  ...  "
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" ...  The are also very easy to use and clean for reuse.  ...  "
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" ...  It's best to place some sheets of newspaper under the trap for easy clean up.  ...  "
For Travel
 9
peanut butter, trap, mice, upward, trips
+22%
-78%
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" ...  After first use the seem inconsistent whether they’ll trip or not.  ...  "
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" ...  Peanut butter gone, does not trip, so I was feeding mice.  ...  "
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" ...  They probably smeared too much PB on the trip-tray.  ...  "
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" ...  Don't know what but they just won't "trip."  ...  "
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" ...  Pick it up and can't get it to trip. ... I just open a pack of 2 new ones and one I can't make trip the other I think is set to trip. ... Noticed the peanut butter was gone so I picked it up and it did not trip. ... Had to really fiddle with it to get it to trip so I threw them away and bought new ones.  ...  "
Returns
 9
refund, return, broke, send, second
+22%
-78%
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" ...  The sent a replacement and only one worked 1 time and it broke for the second time  ...  "
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" ...  Too small, hope to return.  ...  "
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" ...  On third day, the second one also broke.  ...  "
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" ...  Within a week two broke in the same way, refunded. ... Will be seeking refund for all.  ...  "
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" ...  I willbe returning and buyi g the old fashioned snap trap.  ...  "
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" ...  So half of this purchase was a loss, since I don't think you can return something like this.  ...  "
Storage
 9
trap, peanut butter, tray, stored, reservoir
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Out of 4 traps set in my well pit, I have one trap that seems to trap mice in this small 4' x 4' space.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried to end his misery by trying to put it in a bag but the sneaky vermin slithered out and rushed toward the closet.  ...  "
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" ...  If you use too much peanut butter, the metal perforated tray will stick and the little plastic clip won’t catch. ... They probably smeared too much PB on the trip-tray.  ...  "
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" ...  One does not release when bait shelf is depressed. ... The other releases after about 30 seconds when bait shelf is depressed.  ...  "
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" ...  There is an extremely small plastic piece that holds the lever in place, engaging the trap.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 8
one, broken, upon, received, package
-100%
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" ...  One was damaged upon opening the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Both traps came broken.  ...  "
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" ...  The hinges on one of my traps was broken once I opened the package so it didn't work.  ...  "
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" ...  I received two traps but one is broken and cannot be used.  ...  "
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" ...  Must have gotten faulty ones.  ...  "
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" ...  These used to be great but both the traps I received this time around were defective.  ...  "
Design
 8
good, traps, looking, trap, look
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Classy trap for your little enemies  ...  "
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" ...  The design of these traps is great!  ...  "
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" ...  On the third day I got a good look at it.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good design, not the best but better than most.  ...  "
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" ...  Very effective and the design makes it easier to dispose of the catch without having to get anywhere near touching it!  ...  "
Sound Quality
 7
snap, noise, made, hour, heard
+86%
-14%
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" ...  It sounds scary but it's really not too hard once you get the hang of it.  ...  "
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" ...  For over 1.5 years quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound it makes when it snaps shut and gets that nasty rodent is very satisfying.  ...  "
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" ...  I put these out and within an hour I'm hearing them snap.  ...  "
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" ...  The family was watching a movie in the other room and when we heard a sharp 'click' noise we ran over and lo and behold, there was a mouse caught.  ...  "
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" ...  With all the "banging" sound it made trying to escape, I was able to get the rat with a shovel.  ...  "
Delivery
 7
traps, received, put, package, one
+43%
-57%
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" ...  One was damaged upon opening the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Half of the ones in the packet we received were broken when they arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived yesterday and had a dead one later in the day.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 5
trap, pick, tab, slightest, need
+80%
-20%
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" ...  And easy to pick up by the tab, didn’t have to touch the mice at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The tab to pick up the trap and not touch a diseased rodent is extremely appreciated.  ...  "
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" ...  He is designed for ease of use and there isn’t a need to touch the dead animal.  ...  "
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" ...  My favorite part is the little "handle" that you can just pick up the trap with, and not have to touch anything else.  ...  "
Battery Life
 5
2, within, later, caught, 4
+100%
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" ...  2 hours later .  ...  "
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" ...  THESE WORKED IN UNDER 24 HOURS.  ...  "
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" ...  Caught 2 within hours  ...  "
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" ...  A few hours later, I got another on in the same trap.  ...  "
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" ...  They've been out and ready for action for 8 hours.  ...  "
Washing
 4
reuse, work, well, traps, bait
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Also easy to wash.  ...  "
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" ...  You can reuse immediately without washing off.  ...  "
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" ...  These traps work very well, and after you toss the carcass, you can wash (if desired) and re-load.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
works, picture, exactly, described
+100%
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" ...  It pointed out how awesome I am and included the photo above.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
Features
 4
one, back, would, traps, spring
+25%
-75%
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" ...  the position lock would not engage and the front would go back down.  ...  "
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" ...  The spring isn't great, and some of the traps wont even lock back after a while.  ...  "
Hair
 4
trigger, traps, knife, hair, cut
+50%
-50%
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" ...  to set a hair trigger release on the old fashioned traps.  ...  "
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" ...  The Tomcat brand just does not cut it, literally.  ...  "

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