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Thursday, June 24, 2010


The figure-four deadfall is a classic trap that is tried and proven. The concept is similar to that of the Paiute deadfall, but the figure-four has the advantage of using only sticks for the mechanism, and is arguably simpler to construct. Below is an excellent video showing how to construct and set-up the figure-four deadfall. Ron Hood also adds some useful tips to improve the design.


1 comment:

  1. I just posted a similar post! But I have not made my video public yet.
    Good post, I look forward to more.
    Regards, Keith.