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    Default Mice and Esbit

    Is it true that an Esbit tab keeps the mice away?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmontana View Post
    Is it true that an Esbit tab keeps the mice away?
    Crumble it into your gorp and see.
    You never turned around to see the frowns
    On the jugglers and the clowns
    When they all did tricks for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dances with Mice View Post
    Crumble it into your gorp and see.
    I sure would like to know this as I am a mouse magnet in the shelters and it sucks.

    I am also an avid esbit user, and have been for many years.

    I just bought a 24-pack of esbit at MRO in Damascus and it was $2.99--can't beat that !
    Last edited by StarLyte; 05-24-2007 at 18:39. Reason: esbit amount

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    How long will an esbit tab burn? Maybe you can surround yourself and your gear in an esbit circle and light it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmontana View Post
    Is it true that an Esbit tab keeps the mice away?
    they keep me away. they stink bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmontana View Post
    Is it true that an Esbit tab keeps the mice away?
    No, but dehydrated mice make fine tinder!

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    Yes, it is true. Mice prefer alky stoves.

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    A friend of mine makes a thing called a "hiker bar". I do not particularly like it as some do...but have been polite when it's offered!

    Even though his food bag was hung, his food bag got raided by a "possey" of "peepers" and they pretty much got into a little bit of everything, if not ate most of his stuff.....except...the hiker bars! One corner nibbled thats all! They ain't supid!

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    The rest of the story.....

    We have all decided to put a hiker bar in each corner of the shelter and....WALAH....no mice!!

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    A hiker bar = jackass
    See ya when I get there.

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