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Experimental anti-deer machine update



The experimental deer contraption let us down the other night due to the hanger breaking off. We lost a few sweet potato leaves but learned a valuable lesson.

All future hangers will be at least 14 gauge wire or thicker. The smaller stuff seems to break after about a week of pivoting. I shortened the length of tin by about a third, which seems to have eliminated the possibility of jams. It's still vulnerable to a heavy wind, which is a factor I'm taking into account for the next generation of anti-deer, noise making, kinetic, garden sculpture.

We finally solved the deer in the garden problem, and the solution was so elegant we gave it a new website.  Check out our deer deterrent website for free plans!





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