Watch: Ultrasonic Rodent Repeller Test


Watch: Ultrasonic Rodent Repeller Test

Rodents, especially mice and rats, cause a tremendous amount of damage each year. Traps are a hassle to use–not to mention unsanitary–and poisons also have their downsides. But what about simply repelling the critters? Can that even be done effectively? I’d love to think so, because once a mouse moves in, eviction can be next to impossible.

In this video, mouse man Shawn Woods tests the “Victor PESTCHASER Ultrasonic Rodent Repeller,” an electronic device that supposedly emits high-pitched sounds (it’s also a night light, oooooo) to deter critters.

I could have predicted the results of his test, considering my uncle’s experience in his hunt camp, but the entire video is less than 5 minutes long, so why not hear him out? And I have to say, the results are definitive.

Suffice it to say that I will not be spending any of my money on these things.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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