Perky Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler

Model #: 340

48 reviews
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26.99
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Blocking squirrels from gaining access to bird feeders. Don't let those sneaky little squirrels raid your bird feeders - this squirrel baffler prevents them from reaching the feeders.
Description
Transparent Squirrel Baffler

Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler

Squirrels have a way of ransacking a bird feeder, dumping all the feed onto the ground and making a mess of things. If you find peace in watching wild birds at the bird feeder--but not so much those pesky squirrels, this Perky-Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler can help. With its large 16-inch diameter and gently curved dome-shaped profile, there's no getting around it: birds can enjoy eating at the feeder, and squirrels will be blocked from bothering them. Save money on seed, reduce time refilling and cleaning up, and enjoy a less stressful viewing experience with this baffler in place. It promotes a more efficient way to feed wild birds and can be used with any bird feeder.

Hang or Pole Mount

This transparent 16-inch squirrel baffler can be hung or pole mounted. When hanging the baffler, it blocks squirrels from above. The included hooks have the strength to hold up to 12 pounds. The top hook attaches the baffler to a tree limb or other hanging location, while the bird feeder hangs from the second hook located underneath the baffler. Most squirrels will descend the wire to the baffler and give up. A more persistent squirrel may put its weight on the baffler in efforts to access the bird feeder below, but after climbing onto the baffler, it will quickly tilt, sending the squirrel down to the ground (startled maybe, but uninjured). The hanging baffler has the added benefit of partially protecting bird seed from rain and tree debris.

When placed on bird feeder poles, this baffler prevents squirrels from gaining access to the bird feeder from below. Squirrels may try to climb up to the feeder, but they won't be able to get around the baffler. To pole mount this baffler, simply lower it over the top of the pole and screw it into place. About a foot below the feeder works best. Everything needed for either hanging or pole mounting comes included: a 16-inch-diameter transparent shield and all hardware (2 hooks, 1 baffle hub, and 3 screws).

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Specs

Perky Pet® Transparent Squirrel Baffler - Specifications

Product Features:

  • When placed on bird feeder poles, prevent squirrels from gaining access to the bird feeders.
  • When hanging your baffle, the included hooks can hold up to 12 pounds.

What's in the Box:

  • 1 baffler
  • hardware included (2 hooks, 1 baffle hub, and 3 screws)

Specifications:

  • 16 inch diameter transparent shield
  • Can be hung or pole mounted, blocking squirrels from above and below
Reviews

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
November 29, 2019
Excellent but prone to breakage By enwyecentral

Excellent squirrel baffle that does the job but is inconspicuous. I have 2 of them and they work and look very nice. The one weak point is the double hook which is prone to breakage as it is plastic. It breaks off in a strong wind at the point where the hooks are connected through a brass insert. As my baffles are no longer covered under the warranty and since replacement parts are not available, I'll have to improvise the repair using steel hardware.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jules : Consumer Relations Representative

Hi there! We are sorry to hear about this! We appreciate you letting us know about your experience and have passed your feedback on to our Product Managers for review.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
October 5, 2019
No way to replace broken hubs/hooks By Teri

I have several of these baffles, and for the most part, I really like them. However, the hub/hook/screw part is prone to breakage from wind or being whacked around by a bear. I realize that they're not going to stand up to that kind of abuse, which is fine, but I would like to be able to buy replacement parts. Unfortunately, from what I've read here, PerkyPet no longer sells replacement hubs/hooks. Now I have several baffles with no way to hang them. Seems like a policy you might want to reconsider. I'd rather not put them in a landfill if they're still perfectly fine and useable.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. While replacement parts are not available, these are covered by our 1-year replacement policy. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance. Your interest in replacement parts has been shared with our Product Managers.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
July 18, 2019
Worthless piece By Bud

The hub on the squirrel baffle is the weak point. It breaks and now you cannot buy the replacement parts. so $17 of unusable stuff. Don't buy this as I have had three break so far. Worthless!!

Response From Woodstreambrands
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

We're sorry to hear the hubs on your baffles are breaking! They're covered by our 30-day guaranteeand 1-year replacement policy. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for assistance, we're happy to help.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
April 10, 2019
Excellent Product - Excellent Service By Bird Fan

Both the product and the people behind it are excellent. (I did add a fishing line swivel above the baffle and feeder because the squirrels were spinning the baffle wildly when they would save their fall by jumping off. After a few weeks, the squirrels seem to be content to feed on the ground below the feeder! Well done WoodStream!

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
December 11, 2018
Not for use below a feeder, it will fail. By Kat

This baffle does not work below a bird feeder. There are three screws in the collar, it would work with four. The screws need to oppose each other for the best holding power. With three, one screw makes contact with the pole, directly. The other two slide by, giving some hold, but not enough with the weight of critters hitting it. It will eventually fall to the ground, which mine did. My pole is square, cast iron, comes apart in two pieces near the top.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Kat,

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback! We are very sorry for this experience and appreciate these comments. This information is helpful to us and has been shared with our Product Managers.

Your satisfaction with your purchase is important to us and we would like to make this right! Our products are covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
October 30, 2018
cheap plastic hub fails rendering baffle unusable By David

We bought our baffle a little over a year ago and also noticed the screws in the hub were very tight. One of the screw holes cracked slightly when we installed the screws and now the crack has spread and the hub has broken and is unusable. It did a good job on our pole mounted feeder until the hub failed. We are disappointed that the baffle will no longer be usable since replacement hubs are not available.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
August 16, 2018
Squirrel Baffle does not mount on pole. By Stephen

I was not able to mount this Baffle to a Pole. The screw holes on the Collar are too tight. The screws just locked within the collar.I believe the Perky Pet has an engineering and design problem. I spoke to Brian at Perky Pet. He said that he would investigate the problem. I do not recommend this Baffle be bought for pole mounting.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Stephen,

Thank you for providing this feedback! We are sorry for this experience. When installing the screws, we recommend using an electric/battery powered drill. It is important for the screws to be a tight fit to ensure it holds well.

This feedback is appreciated and has been shared with our Product Managers. Your satisfaction with your purchase is important to us! Our products are covered by a 30 day return policy with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance with this policy.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
August 15, 2018
Love this! By CapeCodder

This worked well for me. The squirrels did try to chew through the hub but did not succeed and would sit on the ground underneath looking up longingly at my jelly feeder for the orioles. My pole is far from any trees so they can't jump to it.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
July 5, 2018
Not for shepherd's hooks! By PJ

Be aware that this baffle does not work on a hook-type feeder pole! I spent a lot of money only to find out that the round plastic piece does not fit over my shepherd's hook! Already punched out the hold for pole-mounting but it doesn't work. Can't use the baffle at all. Very disappointed.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello PJ,

We are sorry to hear of this experience! This product comes with two hooks that screw together. One hook will hang on the shepherds hook and the other hook will hold the feeder. The baffler is held in-between these two hooks.

If you would rather pole mount the baffler, it can be installed on a pole that has an outside diameter of 3/4 inch to 1/4 inch.

We hope this information was helpful! Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on www.woodstreambrands.ca
June 21, 2018
Buyer Beware - Baffle is not Engineered Correctly By greeneyedlady

I loved having the clear baffle, but the squirrels jumped on it and managed to make the screwed hooks come undone six times at least since my husband bought the baffle in March of this year. The last time the squirrels unscrewed the baffle hooks and the the feeder fell, we were not able to find the bottom part of the hook. There is no way to use the baffle now. We have lost more seed than we were trying to save by having the baffle. This was a definite purchasing mistake.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback! The goal of this product is to tilt under the weight of a squirrel, throwing them off course. To see the full potential of the baffler, we recommend keeping it (and the feeder) at least 12 feet away from any launching point.

This product is covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance.

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Q&A
Q.Can I purchase the inner Baffle hub separate,y? I need two
A.

We do not offer individual parts of this product seperately. 

Q.Hello, I have purchaced 5 of these, but the center part (baffle hub) of 2 of them have broken from faling dorwn by a squirrel and 1 by the wind. Can they be replaced? Thank you!
A.

We apologize as replacement parts are not available for our products. However, this baffler is covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for additional assistance.

Q.Hello, I bought a "Transparent squirrel baffler", and I lost the two pieces "Hanging Hook" + Baffle Hub". Is it possible to buy only those two pieces, if yes, where ? Thank you for your help.
A.

This squirrel baffler is covered under a one year warranty. We apologize, however, replacement parts are not available for this model. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) so we may learn more and offer additional assistance.

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