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PostPosted: 12 Sep 2006, 12:12 
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Location: The Withers of Wisconsin
From the WI Cooperative Trapper Education Program pamphlet--

A Guide to Wisconsin's Dryland Cable Restraints -2006-
Featuring Wisconsin trappers Nick, Maggie and Scott McAuley

How Does a Cable Restraint Work?

How does a cable restraint work without a powering device or spring? Simply, the animal itself provides the energy needed to close the loop.

The cabel restraint loop is suspended in a trail or path frequented by an animal. When the animal proceeds down the path and enters the loop it will continue forward until it feels resistance as the loop closes down around its neck. Sounds too simple!

Well, when wild canids travel through their environment they frequently encounter minor obstacles along their path (branches, shrubs, vines, etc.). Normally they simply push through the material instead of making a detour every time they encounter such an obstacle. It's quite possible a wild canine perceives a cable restraint in a similar manner that it perceives a vine or shrub. Not seeing it as a danger, it just will not push through. When it finds it cannot free itself from this "bush" it often times will try and back out. However, upon feeling any type of constriction the animal instinctively stops pulling back and the washer lock is designed to relax. When set correctly, the cable restraint then humanely holds the animal in place.

"This new, 35-minute instructional video is now available in DVD or VHS format for $10, including shipping & handling."

"The DVD version will only play in recently made DVD machines, as in a couple/three years old. If you order a DVD copy and it won't play, you may return it for a VHS copy."

To order: Make out a check or money order for $10 payable to Muskrat Productions, and mail it to--

Muskrat Productions
P.O. Box 483
Baraboo, WI 53913

Please specify DVD or VHS!

Personal checks will be held until they clear.

Last edited by TrapperKD on 24 Sep 2006, 21:32, edited 1 time in total.

 Post subject: cable restraints
PostPosted: 14 Sep 2006, 00:17 
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Thanks. Will be getting one for sure. Want to try them out this winter.


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