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by schematics49
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: crescent hole door plugs
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: crescent hole door plugs

Thanks Tom. I did get them from S&K and your search suggestion proved to be right on. Thanks again.
by schematics49
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: crescent hole door plugs
Replies: 2
Views: 212

crescent hole door plugs

I purchased some door plugs for crescent entrances and the bag is printed with Starling Guard Door Plug. I want to get more but now I can't locate them on the site.
Help me please.
by schematics49
Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: converting Trio houses
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: converting Trio houses

Well then will get everything I need to convert them all to crescent openings.
Thanks
by schematics49
Fri Oct 30, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: converting Trio houses
Replies: 2
Views: 657

converting Trio houses

Had 5 pair of Martins this year in my 2 Trio 12 compartment houses. Bought another very similar vinyl 12 compartment house at a garage sale with crescent holes to put up next year along with 2 new Excluder gourds with crescent holes. My question is when converting my Trio hoses to 6 compartment hous...
by schematics49
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Gourd nesting
Replies: 5
Views: 1755

Re: Gourd nesting

Thanks again for the info. I have used Sevin in the garden and have still have some so will not use DE.
by schematics49
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Gourd nesting
Replies: 5
Views: 1755

Re: Gourd nesting

Pre-nesting gourds or metal compartments is not absolutely necessary. But, I encourage landlords to pre-nest with soft white pine needles if they can, Pre=nesting makes it much easier for the martins to spend more time on courting behavior and less energy spent on finding next material. In the long...
by schematics49
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Gourd nesting
Replies: 5
Views: 1755

Gourd nesting

Is it necessary to put nesting material in gourds prior to their arrival? I have been using Trio houses and never put any nesting in them and have several martins every year but just purchased 2 Excluder gourds and will be a new experience for me nest year.