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Kania Trap Setting Instructions

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1. Place the trap on the ground/floor and hold it down with one hand and un-hook the outer spring with other hand. Outer spring is situated just above the trap entrance:

2. Pick up the trap, and remove the side panel/door:

3. Place bait or scent attractant behind the mesh panel, or elsewhere inside the trap body:

4. Push strike bar/internal spring to the back of trap behind the “dog” which is a heavy wire that hangs down from trigger assembly:

5.With the strike bar/internal spring arm held against the roof, lift the dog upwards, thus trapping the spring and fit the end of the dog into the blind hole in the trigger suspension arm. The strike bar/internal spring is now held against the trap roof:

6. The trap is now primed but not finally cocked/set.

7. Re-fit the side panel/door and lock back into position:

8. Place the trap back on the ground/floor, as in instruction No.1 and reset the outer spring arm into its hook/catch:

9: The trap is now cocked/set:

10. If the trap is being set on a tree or side of house/building, then use the trap hanging loops and hang it from two nails/screws. Do not try to set/un-set the trap while on tree or building – always set/cock trap while on ground/floor:

NOTE: When demonstrating or test firing the trap always use a Soft Substrate such as a rolled up newspaper to fire the spring.  Never use a hard substrate like a stick.  This will damage the trap.


The Kania 2000 Trap is suitable for trapping:
Squirrel (Black Squirrel, Grey Squirrel),
Marten, Mink, Opossum, Rat, Skunk, & Other Small Pests


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