Easy cricket duster

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Easy cricket duster

Postby scion » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:01 pm

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Dont know if this has been done before, but came up with this the other night, and it has worked out awsome for me.

everyone has seen one of these

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Well i just glued a screen like this

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Put powder and crickets in here. close shake
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Open this side shake out powder

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Then close that side, open other and dump out the crickets. Has worked really well for me, with virtually no loss.
Hope this is helpful for someone out there
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby gulfbrzdawn » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:37 pm

What an awesome idea!! I wish you had been around when I was shakin' and a bakin' crickets in a sandwich bag years ago.

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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby chillinspike » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:41 pm

Great idea, very conservative also
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby Pamela » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:00 am

That is a wonderful idea. Thank you for sharing with us.
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby 1happymommy » Sat Feb 07, 2009 4:03 pm

What a great idea. I may need to try it. I use salt and pepper shakers for the greens and a tall container for the feeders.
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby Mads » Sat Jun 27, 2009 8:39 pm

Scion, you are a LEGEND! I can't believe how simple but how useful this DIY is, I've been dusting/feeding my GTFs with an old fish transport bag for FOUR years... :roll: I went out last night and bought some parmesan. whee! easy feeder here I come! Now, first, to cook up a good spag-bog.. :D

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. you have my life so much easier, especially now I've got a voracious BD to feed. :blob5: :blob8: :blob5:
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby Grumbles » Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:57 pm

This is an amazing idea!
Great job Scion. :D
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby dolphinsilversea01 » Thu Jul 02, 2009 4:14 am

LOL, OMGosh, fantastic idea!!! Curious as to what made you think that up... all those great ideas usually just come from pretty much nothing though ain't it?!!

Thank you for sharing that with us!!
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby gulfbrzdawn » Thu Jul 02, 2009 4:32 am

Mads wrote: I went out last night and bought some parmesan. whee! easy feeder here I come! Now, first, to cook up a good spag-bog.


Ya know...you could always put the parmesan in another container so that you can use it now! or have you already thought of that? :roll: :D
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby scion » Thu Jul 02, 2009 5:48 am

Dont remember how i got the idea, but it works great. My problem now is my two beardies wont eat crickets! Still works great for worms though. I found another use for the cap though. Apparently the threads and inside diamater are the same as repcal containers! so i screw the top on the calcium and lightly dust thier salad every couple of days. Thanks for all the praise, but it is really nothing.
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby HerpieLove » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:34 pm

Excellent Idea! I'm a new beardie parent and looking for something exactly like this. Thanks! :D
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby Grumbles » Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:27 pm

We're using this at the Petsmart I "work" at as of yesterday.
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby IronMaiden805 » Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:04 pm

Im gonna have to try this seems like it works good.Keep up the good work.
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby clbauman7 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:01 pm

hahaha that is awesome, I'm heading to the kitchen right now to see what I have got lol :)
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Re: Easy cricket duster

Postby pudden318 » Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:56 pm

you can also use empty garlic powder etc bottle dont have to put screen over the holes they're already to small for the crickets to fit threw
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