How to Adjust Weight on Squirrel Buster Plus
If you want to deny the squirrels access to your feeder, you can adjust the weight of the Squirrel Buster Plus. This hanging tube feeder comes with a red nut on the middle line that you can twist to prevent them from reaching the food. The weight is adjustable, but make sure to read the instructions carefully before you attempt to adjust it. If you don’t, you might find it hard to control the weight of the feeder.
Squirrel Buster PlusTM uses a hanging tube type feeder
The Squirrel Buster Plus is an easy-to-install hanging tube feeder that comes with six feeding stations, each with a posi-grip cardinal ring and adjustable perches. The feeder is also designed with a unique seed ventilation system to circulate fresh air through the seeds. The feeder comes with a hand crank for easy disassembly and can hold up to 3 quarts of seed.
The Squirrel Buster Plus’s weight-activated control mechanism allows you to adjust the weight of each bird that visits. It has weight-sensitive springs and is set to support up to 4oz/115g. You can hang it over a window or from a tree or rain trough. You can use extension hooks to attach the feeder to a pole or fence.
It is squirrel proof
One of the most popular ways to attract more birds to your yard is to use a Squirrel Buster bird feeder. This unique feeder features a metal shroud that protects the seed ports. By twisting the metal cover, you can adjust the weight of the feeder and allow more seed to be provided for your flock. This feeder comes in three different sizes: Plus, Mini, and Legacy. The Plus feeder holds up to three quarts of seed.
This feeder features adjustable ports so you can accommodate bigger or smaller birds. The Squirrel Buster Plus comes pre-set for most birds, but is designed to exclude squirrels. To make the feeder more comfortable for larger and smaller birds, simply adjust the weight of each port. It’s that easy! And it won’t cost you a dime! By following these simple instructions, you’ll have a bird feeder that caters to your needs.
It has an adjustable spring
The Squirrel Buster is a great way to attract more wild birds to your yard, but what makes this bird feeder unique is the unique ventilation system. The patented ventilation system keeps seeds fresh and attracts more birds. With an adjustable weight spring, you can control the size of the birds that visit your yard. In addition, you can adjust the perch length to attract small or large birds.
The Squirrel Buster Plus is one of the most popular feeders available on the market. This feeder features a hanging tube design. The feeder itself is made of a durable, clear plastic with a metal shroud that protects the seed ports. The metal top is slanted and slippery, so heavier objects cannot fall through the seed ports. The feeder is also easy to clean, as it is 100% UV resistant.
It is easy to use
The weight of the Squirrel Buster is adjustable, which allows you to deny squirrels access to the feeder. The weight is set by adjusting the three horizontal yellow lines on the center post. If you’d like to deny access to the squirrel feeder more completely, you can adjust the weight to a higher level. The squirrel feeder’s weight is weighed before shipping, so it can be adjusted for different bird weights.
The Squirrel Buster Plus features an adjustable weight system and a long, metal perch. The short perches make the feeder less appealing for larger birds. You can also purchase an optional Cardinal Ring, a heavy plastic ring that attaches to the metal spoke-like perches. Cardinals prefer the ring perch, which makes the feeder more attractive to them. There are many options available to fit your needs and budget.
It is guaranteed to be free of material or manufacturing defects
The Squirrel Buster PlusTM is a patented feeder that has a lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. The squirrels are guaranteed to eat only the highest quality seed. The squirrel buster can be mounted on a one-inch pole. It is dishwasher safe, and requires no tools to assemble or disassemble. The squirrel buster also comes with a weight adjustment for optimal placement.
The Squirrel Buster Plus uses patented technology that is designed to deter squirrels from stealing seed. The feeder’s bottom section has openings that align with the seed ports. The squirrel’s weight pushes the feeder’s shroud down and out of reach, preventing the feeder from being tipped over. It’s dishwasher-safe and easy to fill.
It is not designed to deter chipmunks, raccoons, bears or other critters
While squirrels and chipmunks can be destructive to plants, they do not have a taste for the flowers and vegetables in your garden. They may even develop a taste for fruit and seeds. In addition, they tend to injure leafy vegetables less frequently. One of the most effective ways to keep chipmunks out of your garden is to install an electrified netting or small electric fence. Similarly, you can use fine mesh cages to protect individual plants or small rows of crops.
Live trapping is one method that is very effective. However, you should be careful as they might have helpless babies nearby. If you can’t live trap a chipmunk, you can use predator urine spray or motion activated owls to scare them away. Using predator repellents may also be an effective method. You may want to combine them for maximum protection.
What is the best way to keep squirrels from raiding your bird feeders?
The best way to keep squirrels from raiding your bird feeders is to use a squirrel-proof bird feeder.
Do squirrel-proof bird feeders work?
Yes squirrel-proof bird feeders work by keeping squirrels from being able to access the bird food.
What kind of bird feeders are squirrel-proof?
There are many different types of squirrel-proof bird feeders on the market.
Some use weight-activated perches that close the access hole to the bird food when a squirrel jumps on it.
Others have a baffle that squirrels cannot get past.
How do I choose a squirrel-proof bird feeder?
When choosing a squirrel-proof bird feeder you will want to consider the size of the feeder the type of bird food you will be using and the squirrel population in your area.
Where should I place my squirrel-proof bird feeder?
For the best results place your squirrel-proof bird feeder in an open area away from trees bushes or other places where squirrels can jump onto it.
Will a squirrel-proof bird feeder keep other animals away from my bird food?
While a squirrel-proof bird feeder will keep squirrels away from your bird food it is not guaranteed to keep other animals away.
If you have a problem with other animals such as raccoons raiding your bird feeder you may need to take additional steps to deter them.
How often do I need to clean my squirrel-proof bird feeder?
You should clean your squirrel-proof bird feeder at least once a week to prevent the build-up of mold and bacteria.
What should I do if I see a squirrel trying to get into my squirrel-proof bird feeder?
If you see a squirrel trying to get into your squirrel-proof bird feeder you can try to scare it away or remove the squirrel yourself.
If the squirrel is persistent you may need to take additional steps such as removing access to the bird feeder or using a different type of bird feeder.
Do squirrel-proof bird feeders require any special maintenance?
No squirrel-proof bird feeders do not require any special maintenance.
However you may want to check the feeder periodically to make sure that it is working properly and that there is no damage.
How long do squirrel-proof bird feeders last?
With proper care squirrel-proof bird feeders can last for many years.
Can I make my own squirrel-proof bird feeder?
Yes you can make your own squirrel-proof bird feeder using a few simple materials.
What are some of the benefits of using a squirrel-proof bird feeder?
Some of the benefits of using a squirrel-proof bird feeder include keeping squirrels away from your bird food preventing the spread of disease and reducing the amount of bird seed that is wasted.
Are there any drawbacks to using a squirrel-proof bird feeder?
Some potential drawbacks to using a squirrel-proof bird feeder include the initial cost of the feeder and the need for periodic maintenance.
Will a squirrel-proof bird feeder keep all squirrels away from my property?
No a squirrel-proof bird feeder will not keep all squirrels away from your property.
However it will deter the squirrels from raiding your bird feeders.
Do I need to do anything special to attract birds to my squirrel-proof bird feeder?
No you do not need to do anything special to attract birds to your squirrel-proof bird feeder.
The bird food will attract the birds to the feeder.
Jessica Watson is a PHD holder from the University of Washington. She studied behavior and interaction between squirrels and has presented her research in several wildlife conferences including TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg.