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by Ravens5281
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Owls and gourd set ups
Replies: 12
Views: 3356

Re: Owls and gourd set ups

Haha your welcome Whippy!! I'm glad it's working for u!! Yeah I just want to make sure mine don't twist as much so I'm going to have to experiment with them once I set my houses up @ the end of February to get all the kinks out!!
by Ravens5281
Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Owls and gourd set ups
Replies: 12
Views: 3356

Re: Owls and gourd set ups

Ok yea sounds good!! I would like to see what u have & probably a lot of others do to! That's how u learn new ideas on here by sharing urs etc! That's how I've learned some of mine anyways lol!!! I also am going to mount some of these predator guards like this!! http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/j...
by Ravens5281
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Owls and gourd set ups
Replies: 12
Views: 3356

Re: Owls and gourd set ups

Whippy, If u get the Photobucket app & up load ur pics on it u can copy them from there to post as many of them here!!
by Ravens5281
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need Advice on removing Oxidation from T14 aluminum Pole
Replies: 8
Views: 2075

Re: Need Advice on removing Oxidation from T14 aluminum Pole

Ok thanks Evan337!! I will check into this & I have two 2" square poles! One for a 12 gourds rack & the other is a multi-purpose pole!!
by Ravens5281
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need Advice on removing Oxidation from T14 aluminum Pole
Replies: 8
Views: 2075

Re: Need Advice on removing Oxidation from T14 aluminum Pole

I'm like u & like it to look new!! They say to wax it before every season!! I wish there was a way to get it shinny again :-(
by Ravens5281
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Wasps in Lonestar Goliad attic, etc
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Re: Wasps in Lonestar Goliad attic, etc

Haha :lol: ok Courtney!!! Thanks & yea I may do that!! Also I was thinking about trying screen u would use for a Porch as well so just have to figure out how to fasten it!!
by Ravens5281
Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Wasps in Lonestar Goliad attic, etc
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Re: Wasps in Lonestar Goliad attic, etc

Hey Courtney-NC, Just curious on how u plan to screen the vent holes off bc I have some grandpa type houses & one new one this year that my neighbor gave me to manage & wanted me to clean & expand the compartments etc for him & saw some wasps nests in the attic rolling around as I was cleaning it! S...
by Ravens5281
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I am ready start the ...
Replies: 9
Views: 3055

Re: I am ready start the ...

This is awesome Tom!!! I like how there is no trees!!
by Ravens5281
Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin Site from Chimey Swift Tower
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Re: Purple Martin Site from Chimey Swift Tower

Ok gotcha Jose very nice though!! Yea same for me here we have a shed back by our martins & im out there every chance I get!! & we have tree swallows & r trying to get blue birds!! We have a bunch of bats so I may get a bat house too!!
by Ravens5281
Mon Dec 26, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin Site from Chimey Swift Tower
Replies: 3
Views: 892

Re: Purple Martin Site from Chimey Swift Tower

Nice site Jose!!!! 8) do u have any tree swallows? & u could add a bunch more racks!! Also how close was that big oak tree & u still had Martins even with it there?
by Ravens5281
Mon Dec 26, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Heat tape for T-14
Replies: 13
Views: 2587

Re: Heat tape for T-14

Sorry here's the pic of the bird bath heater Image
by Ravens5281
Sun Dec 25, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Heat tape for T-14
Replies: 13
Views: 2587

Re: Heat tape for T-14

I have a bird bath heater that is flexible that I'm going to try & heat mine with this yr!! U can buy them at a farm store nearest u!! It's $20 Image
by Ravens5281
Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martins are back!
Replies: 8
Views: 2966

Re: Purple Martins are back!

I can't believe they r coming back already!!! Hurry up march I'm ready for the martins to return!!! :P
by Ravens5281
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Ready Here in South Florida
Replies: 19
Views: 4187

Re: Ready Here in South Florida

Thanks Jose,, I'm definitely getting one of those custom made signs & I sent u another email!!

P.s. I'm ready for my martins to be back here in Indiana!!! I'm about 58 days away from setting up my gourds & houses!!
by Ravens5281
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Ready Here in South Florida
Replies: 19
Views: 4187

Re: Ready Here in South Florida

Thanks Jose,, I'm definitely getting one of those custom made signs & I sent u another email!!
by Ravens5281
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Sparrows On Porch
Replies: 3
Views: 1555

Re: Sparrows On Porch

Hey I've got a caged funnel trap & caught 3 females one morning & got rid of them!! Then nothing for 3 days! Then finally got 2 males & there was about 15 sparrows all together. Got rid of them & having had anything for a while now what am I doing wrong? I put white bread in & out by the entrance ho...
by Ravens5281
Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Ready Here in South Florida
Replies: 19
Views: 4187

Re: Ready Here in South Florida

Your welcome Jose!!
by Ravens5281
Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:04 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: What Keeps People From Getting Martins?????
Replies: 31
Views: 24903

Re: What Keeps People From Getting Martins?????

Ok thanks Rodger!!! I will get a pic of the front view to show what it looks like!! & yea it's about 0.7 of a mile away from my house now where we have water & Martin houses now so hoping once I get them established here then that will increase my chances of getting at the location where I plan on b...
by Ravens5281
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: What Keeps People From Getting Martins?????
Replies: 31
Views: 24903

Re: What Keeps People From Getting Martins?????

Hey what do u guys think of me getting them at my location here in the near future once I build here someday!!! The red cx's r the trees that r yet to get cut down & the one with the line & x is getting trimmed up more! The blue is where my house will be & the white is where my gourds would be & I w...
by Ravens5281
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Ready Here in South Florida
Replies: 19
Views: 4187

Re: Ready Here in South Florida

Hey Jose I love that sign also!!! I would like to buy one also if u r selling one!! My email is StuSilverIII@yahoo.com

Thanks Stu III