Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

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Martin Colony History: Started in 1992 From neighbors old 1950-60's colonies. Have 8 Trio 6 Room Houses, 4 MPP Poles, 12 Troyer Horizontals , 2 Troyer Verticals + 2 S&K 11" WITH Troyer Tunnels ready for 2017 Season !! Going to see about installing Extra Troyer Horizontal UNDER EACH House & above Gourd rack.

Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby Anthony Neira » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:37 pm

I looked in the PMCA Shop & could not find the Nylon Push Pins ( that are made in the U.S.A) that are used on gourds & tunnels. Does anyone know where to find them ? :???: Thanks in advance, Anthony
PMCA Member, 8 Trio 6 Room Houses, 12 Troyer Horizontals + Tunnels, 2 Troyer Verticals, & 2 S&K Bo 11"s WITH Troyer Tunnels !! 4 MPPs, For 2017 Season !! :grin: Going to see about installing EXTRA Troyer Horz. UNDER Each Trio House & ABOVE Gourd Rack !! :grin: :wink: Started in 1992 from Older '50-'60s Colonies.

Don Troha
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Re: Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby Don Troha » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:23 pm

Do a web search for "auto panel retainers". No guarantees on where they are made.
These screw/rivet type retainers work better in my opinion for quickly swapping out a porch with a trap:
https://store.skmfg.com/House-Gourd-Sna ... nfo/PMDHS/ I found some of those locally at Lowes or Home Depot.
2018 - 15 pair, 63 fledged
2017 - 11 pair, 46 fledged
2016 - 5 pair, 22 fledged
2015 - 3 pair, 13 fledged
2014 - 3 pair, 12 fledged
2013 - 3 pair, 12 fledged
2012 - 2 pair, 8 fledged
2011 - 1 pair, 2 fledged

BioJoe
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Re: Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby BioJoe » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:51 am

Give us a call. We have some available. They're just not listed on the website.

sssSMOKING
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Location: Verona / VA
Martin Colony History: 2012 > Several Lookers,
2013 > 4 nesting pairs, 15 fledged
2014 > 4 nesting pairs, 15 Fledged
2015 > 5 nesting pairs, 23 Fledged
2016 > 9 nesting pairs, 25 Fledged
2017 > 12 nesting pairs, 43 Fledged
2018 > 15 nesting pairs, 39 Fledged

Re: Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby sssSMOKING » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:49 pm

https://link not allowed.com/nylon-pus ... 8f5vuuug37

I saw these two weeks ago when I was looking for gourds. Are these the Push Pins you are looking for?
Let me know if you are not able to open link.
Richard
2012 > Several Lookers
2013 - 4 pair, 14 fledged
2014 - 5 pair, 15 Fledged (House Wren Destroyed Eggs, 5th pair)

sssSMOKING
Posts: 79
Joined: Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:26 pm
Location: Verona / VA
Martin Colony History: 2012 > Several Lookers,
2013 > 4 nesting pairs, 15 fledged
2014 > 4 nesting pairs, 15 Fledged
2015 > 5 nesting pairs, 23 Fledged
2016 > 9 nesting pairs, 25 Fledged
2017 > 12 nesting pairs, 43 Fledged
2018 > 15 nesting pairs, 39 Fledged

Re: Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby sssSMOKING » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:59 pm

I see the link did not go through.
PM sent to your email.
Richard
2012 > Several Lookers
2013 - 4 pair, 14 fledged
2014 - 5 pair, 15 Fledged (House Wren Destroyed Eggs, 5th pair)

bird fan
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Re: Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby bird fan » Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:52 pm

most hardware stores carry them
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Chris B
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Re: Nylon Push Pins, where else to find them ?

Postby Chris B » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:04 am

It looks like S&K have changed to nylon screws. I find the porches need re-riveting each year cause the porches droop as the rivets get worn. Maybe these screws will work better.

https://store.skmfg.com/House-Gourd-Sna ... nfo/PMDHS/
2014 8 gourds, 3 pairs nested. Ended w/ 24 total
2015 24 gourds, 22 nests. Lotsa birds!
2016 24 gourds and good activity.
2017 32 SREH gourds. Great activity.
2018 40 SREH gourds. Cold spring!


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