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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jenniemig, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone used this product, or one similar? I have no power at my garden or coop and was considering this as an extra barrier for predators and nuisance animals. The reviews are some good and some bad, not sure if I should try it.

    http://www.harborfreight.com/solar-fencer-47454.html
     
  2. LindaB220

    LindaB220 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, I'm loving that. Looks just what I need. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  3. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome. Harbor Freight is usually good about refunds/exchanges so I may give it a try. They have this model that is about half of others I have found. I'm on a really tight budget, but still want to make sure my garden and coop are safe. My dogs are my biggest concern, but one or two good zaps should train them[​IMG]
     
  4. Babiicakes21

    Babiicakes21 New Egg

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    hey *****
     
  5. Greg M

    Greg M Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a solar powered electric fence around the yews in the front of my house that deer nearly ruined several years ago. Since using it, they do not get near it.....seems to work very well.
     
  6. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Greg, I think I'm going to give it a try.
     
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    ClovisMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're right, I bought a pallet jack from them and it has held up great, the drill bit the dust within a week. I will check out Tractor Supply, thanks[​IMG]
     
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    LindaB220 Overrun With Chickens

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    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    this was my thought also--harbor freight stuff has it's purpose, but this may not be one of them.
     

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