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by klcretired
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Putting pvc elbows in gourds for air flow!
Replies: 20
Views: 6273

Pictures using 4 3/4" Threaded 90 degree Elbo's at the Top of My Super Gourds , also I have added a Tunnel w/ Wide Porch which helps the babies to eat better and the Parents to feed them easier http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg189/klcretired/IMG_4353_zps5ec502da.jpg http://i248.photobucket.com/...
by klcretired
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Putting pvc elbows in gourds for air flow!
Replies: 20
Views: 6273

I am looking for a picture to Post showing all 4 3/4" 90 Degree Elbo's Mounted at the very top of My Gourds . as soon as I find it I will post for you. If you need me for anything you can email me at klcretired@tx.rr.com
Your Martin Friend,
Kenny
by klcretired
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Putting pvc elbows in gourds for air flow!
Replies: 20
Views: 6273

Hi Sharon, I use a 1" speedbor Bit , which after drilled out The hole fits a 3/4" Threaded 90 Degree Elbo Perfectly....you can screw in the elbo easily and the fit is very tight you don't even need silicone to seal off for Leaks but I do use the silicone myself just to be sure. I purchased my Speed...
by klcretired
Tue Oct 14, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Good Start To My Early Starling Trapping Program
Replies: 2
Views: 1676

That is a Great Post Steve, I hope all of our Martin Land Lords Listen to you, I know I do, ....Trapping The Trash Beaks all year long to just B-4 the Martins get here to Our Locations cut down tremendously on the martin deaths and vandalism to our Colonies by these Culprits (Starlings & Sparrows)....
by klcretired
Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need advice on predator pole guards
Replies: 10
Views: 3997

G Saner you should consider an electric fence charger , many pm land lords on this site use electric fence chargers and are knowledgeable in telling you how to setup a electric fence charger to your pole. It's fast, easy and no need to use bird netting, etc,etc. Emil, Tim , JL and others you can chi...
by klcretired
Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Sevin
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

During my many Many years as a PM Land Lord I have taken Martin Fledglings for other members of the pmca that live in my area along with My own fledgings to a Rehabber here in Texas...The Very First thing that was done is they were powdered with sevin Dust, I saw this first hand , That along with me...
by klcretired
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: new with some questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1094

Hi Elizabeth and welcome to the Forum.
Please don't forget Predator Guards, if you need any help or advise I will be glad to help you, I have mentored Many Martin Land Lords , my email address is at the bottom of this message.
by klcretired
Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: TRENDSETTER HAS A NEW LOOK
Replies: 6
Views: 1927

What a Great Job you have done Dave, Your martins are going to have good protection and adding the tunnels will make them feel more secure from predators, Your Martins will Love you for it!!!!!!
Kenny
by klcretired
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: posting picture test
Replies: 6
Views: 1598

Great Job Birdy Girl,
Thanks for those great pictures, once you post a few times you will be an Old Pro at it,lol,lol,lol.
If you need anything please call upon me , It is My Pleasure to help you and anyone that needs it
Kenny
by klcretired
Sat Aug 09, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Confirmed Roost in Mississippi
Replies: 13
Views: 3778

I just sent you a PM
Kenny
by klcretired
Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:02 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: May Have to downsize next year. or lose site
Replies: 11
Views: 4004

lockharttaylor My PM Housing /Gourd Rack are only 20ft from the House that I live in ,Right behind me are two story Houses, I get Martins every year no problem , the martins depend upon us for Housing please wait B-4 you downsize, that is just my opinion, Thank you for all you do to help our Martins...
by klcretired
Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Beautiful week end with Pictures
Replies: 17
Views: 4623

Hi Dave, man you added a lot more gourds to your Colony ..someone Just spent a lot of money???..Man your Colony sure looks Nice ...a job well done my Friend, sorry for the late reply I left town when I received an emergency phone call...I'm back home now...all is well & Good.
Your Martin Friend,
Kenny
by klcretired
Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: NEWS FLASH ( SAMANTHA COMES HOME )
Replies: 19
Views: 4974

Great Job Bluetick , you're The Best , Thank you so much for caring for the Martins , you are a Super PM Landlord, we need more dedicated people like you to help the Martins, wow you are ready for next year!!! I wish you Great continued success, The Martins are gonna Love your Site , oh , and look a...
by klcretired
Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: My Hurt Bird
Replies: 16
Views: 4835

Hi Dave,
Glad you purchased more poles and Gourds...pretty soon you are going to have a Super Colony!!!!Keep on...keepin on brother!!!! More Power to Ya
your martin Friend
Kenny
by klcretired
Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 2014 Dallas Roost
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

Hi Teri, I am told that the Dallas Purple Martin Pre-migratory Roost is at the address below: Cinemark Hollywood Movies 15: 4040 S Shiloh Rd, Garland, TX. 75041 FROM Interstate 20 West to 635 North to exit 11B Northwest Hwy / Shiloh Rd. Take this exit and continue on the Service road past northwest ...
by klcretired
Thu Jul 24, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Picture Posting
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Thanks Don, I have fixed the problem
Kenny
by klcretired
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Picture Posting
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Picture Posting

If I have Posted a Picture and I want to replace it/post a pic over the old one, how can I do that??...anyone know???
Thx
kenny
by klcretired
Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Looking ahead to 2015 Season- recommendations please
Replies: 14
Views: 3647

Hi Mike , It's me Kenny over here in Grand Prairie , My Gourds are the first chosen every year by my Martins . I have up both a PM House (Lone Star Goliad House w/ 2" square pole w/ Cable /Winch setup very easy to lower & Raise. The Martins also Love this House it is 12" deep 6" wide x 6" tall , you...
by klcretired
Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: My Hurt Bird
Replies: 16
Views: 4835

Excellent job Dave
by klcretired
Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Green leaves?
Replies: 7
Views: 1290

a lot of times the pm's bring in Green leaves to hide the eggs/young and maybe for warmth and shelter them from sparrows/starlings