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    Posted: 09/16/2013 at 5:49pm
Bought a new Sun Chaser July of last year, changed from a Yamaha jet boat and love our Tritoon, powered with a Evinrude etec 150, currently propped wrong but with the season ending I will correct in spring.  Last winter we stored in a covered carport , discovered this spring mice had chewed the fuel sending unit wires and through one speaker wire set, has this happened to anyone??  My solution this winter will be to plant lots of bait blocks around and on the tubes, other ideas?  I am considering using a wiring track to tuck the wires in nice and tight also.
 
One nice feature I discovered about this boat the fuel tank is visible from above so I will fix the sending unit wires at winterization time.
 
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mothballs always works and I have heard good things about Fresh cab

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Also anti static dryer sheets.  Also take the Bimini top off and fold it up and store it with some of the above repellents somewhere mice cannot get to.  Ask me why I say this.  Wink
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one does not learn from a mistake, unless it costs them something first,,,,,,experience. Is our best teacher,,believe me,, I learn everything the hard way,Wink
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Thanks for the ideas, i also think i have heard the moth ball solution. Storing the bimini top is a great idea, no mice issues but lots of mildew, will address with oxyclean in washer and or 303 cleaner, hope one works. Oxyclean has been remarkable in my experience and we have a big washer.
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