A large group of portable airplanes are wooden live traps. The simplest of them is a box, which is guarded by a guard raised from one edge, like a damper (Scheme a). For greater reliability, the box on top is pressed with oppression – a log.
Wooden live traps, purpose, device, principle of operation, manufacturing, installation and configuration.
Sometimes they arrange box wooden living traps with opadnymi doors. To do this, the entrance to the box is equipped with a high frame with grooves on the sides, on which the falling door should easily move from top to bottom. It is guarded in an elevated position with a lace thrown over the upper cross-member of the frame and threaded into the hole in the lid.
A small hole is drilled inside the box in the rear wall above the floor, a wire rod with a bait attached to it is freely inserted into it. On the same rod put on a loop of lace that holds the door in an elevated position (diagram c). The work of this live-trap is based on the fact that the animal, taking the bait (I), pulls the rod out of the hole, the loop of the lace slides from it (II), and the door, falling, closes the box (III).
Box wooden living traps with a swinging floor and retaining suspension, device, principle of operation, manufacturing, installation and adjustment.
Known box live traps with a swinging floor and a retaining suspension. The wooden floor is suspended on an axis articulated exactly in the middle of the side walls of the box. At the trap prepared for catching the animal, the floor is lowered in front of the entrance to the nut, its opposite side rises to the ceiling. In this place the bait is placed.
The animal that visited the trap, reaching for the bait, outweighs and lowers the rear part of the floor (I), while the front part (II) rises up, and the locking pendant (III) deviates down and, resting its free end against the fixed floor of the box, props the swinging floor . Thus blocking the exit from the trap (schemes b, b1). In wooden live traps, the model of which is shown in diagram d, the doors falling from top to bottom also fix two freely swinging suspensions in the closed position.
All box-shaped wooden live traps are inferior to metal ones both in terms of catchability and ease of handling, since they cannot be disassembled. In wet weather, the boards swell, freeze and can cause malfunctions of the doors. These live traps are used in extreme cases..
Based on materials from the book Hunting Samolov and Unauthorized Fishing. Directory.
Gerasimov Yu. A.