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Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap - a New Twist on a Classic Design Simplify your rodent control routine with the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap. Using the original wooden snap trap design with an improved larger trip pedal to ensure higher catch rates, this trap will help you to effectively eliminate rodents around your household or business. Two settings, Firm and Sensitive, allow you to control the sensitivity of the trap. In addition, these traps require no chemicals or poisons. For best results, these rat traps should be placed where rodents travel, such as along walls at 2 to 3 ft intervals.Expanded Trigger Plate The Easy Set® Rat Trap enhances the classic snap trap design by adding a large plastic trigger plate to ensure higher catch rates. The expanded size means it can be easily activated both by rodent interest in food and through accidental contact as rats scamper across the floor.Quick and Effective Once a rodent triggers the pedal, the Easy Set® Rat Trap immediately springs closed to eliminate the pest on contact. After a catch, simply throw away the entire trap for quick and clean removal or dispose of the rat and reuse the trap.Easy 4 Step Setup For your convenience, the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap is very easy to use. Get your trap setup by following these four simple steps:
Environmentally Responsible Materials Not only will the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap help you eliminate your rodent problem, you can feel satisfied in knowing that it is sourced from environmentally responsible materials. It is constructed of Forest Stewardship Council® certified wood.Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap Watch and see for yourself just how easy it is to set up and use the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap!"TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE I just wish I could attach the photo of the TWO rats I got in one trap, at the same time. It looks like they had a race for the cheese and it was a tie!" Read More Reviews »Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap Product Details Do you want to know more helpful details about the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap? Take a closer look at the in-depth specifications for this product. Complete Product Details »
- Release the Arm Bar - Remove the staple and hang the arm over the back of the trap.
- Bait the Trap - While the trap is pre-baited with a scent, apply bait on the plastic pedal for best results. Use a high-protein bait such as peanut butter or hazelnut spread.
- Set the Trap - Pull back the kill bar and hold it securely with your thumb. Place the arm bar over the kill bar and secure it under the plastic pedal. Take note of the Firm and Sensitive setting. The trap will be easier to set on the firm side, but not trip as easy. The trap will be more difficult to set on the sensitive side, but trip very easily.
- Place the Trap - Locate an area with high rodent activity or place the trap along the wall. The trap should be perpendicular to the wall with the yellow trigger plate flush against the baseboard.
Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap (12 TRAPS) Bundle Model # BM205 Trap Model # M205 Quantity 12 traps Materials Wood (from Forest Stewardship Council® certified forests), copper and other metals Sized for RatsProudly Made In America This Victor® product is proudly made in America.About Victor® Victor® has been a trusted name in rodent control since 1898. Since the invention of the spring-based trap over 115 years ago, we have been continuously striving to manufacture innovative, quality products that keep your family safe from the dangers of rodents. With a variety of electronic traps, snap traps and repellents available, Victor® has a broad selection of products to meet the needs of consumers. More About Victor® »
Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap (12 Traps) Bundle Model # BM205 Trap Model # M205 Quantity 12 traps Materials Wood (from Forest Stewardship Council® certified forests), copper and other metals Sized for Rats Features
- Expanded trigger for highest catch rates
- For clean and quick trapping
- Can be used around children and pets
- Large pedal is easily activated
- No need for chemicals or rodent poisons
- Easy disposal
- Made environmentally responsible from Forest Stewardship Council® Certified wood
- Provides visible proof of rodent capture
- Made in the U.S.A.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateAt least it's not poison in the food chain
I have used this exact trap exclusively since 2003. But the last ones I bought aren't the same. They rust outside, it's never happened before. And the last one? The yellow plastic thing flew off the trap! In the past, if it snapped, the rat was dead. Now it's hit or miss. I know rats are smart, but also, this isn't working as good as it once did. Please bring back the way it was, where it didn't rust and fall apart. Thank you.Response From WoodstreambrandsKathryn : Consumer Relations Representative
We're sorry to hear your trap has broken! We have not changed the manufacturing proces, and the trap is covered by a 1-year replacement policy. Please feel free to contact us at 855-584-2867 with any questions, we're happy to help!
Review RateWaste of money...stick with original.
Useless. Old style far better. Rat avoids the yellow elevated plastic trigger and feeds from the side. Doesn't even trigger...cleaned the bait and even had it wired on.Response From WoodstreambrandsKathryn : Consumer Relations RepresentativeThank you for sharing this recent experience with our Easy Set® traps. We apologize for the difficulty in setting them. To learn more about setting this trap and bait placement, we recommend watching our instructional video, linked here: https://youtu.be/gEyPmkyvteY
We still manufacture the metal pedal traps, and they can be found on our website as well. For further assistance with these traps, please contact us directly at 855-584-2867, we're happy to help!
Review RateGreat review
Great product. Great company
Review Ratewaste of my money.
The new side trigger traps are a waste of money compared to the original traps. Why do people change a product that works to a product that they figure is new and improved. Give me the original any day of the week if i could find them in someones old inventory.Response From WoodstreambrandsKathryn : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate your feedback and have shared it with our Product Managers. We still manufacture the metal pedal rat trap. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for assistance with setting this model. We're happy to help!
Great product.. needs better instructions. Didn’t catch the sensitive vs whatever they call it till the 3rd pack and a website review.. also didn’t think to just use a toothpick to put peanut butter in the little area in the trap! Hit my fingers several times and waisted money on at least 4 traps till I figured it out! I work in retail and now I can tell guests about how to use it, but who really looks up this crap, just like any product! So I suggest better instructions on tHe package.. anyway not a bad product once educated on it and not 3 purchases later! And no I don’t want any refund and I have no receipts saved so don’t send send me that message!!! I am just not happy I got snapped several times and I am now paranoid about those things and also at this point confident in working them.. 3 purchases later like a dumb ....
Review RateSnap trap
This is the best trap ever. Just put a little peanut butter in the space provided and set and place. Excellent trap
Review RateReviewing customers without a clue!
The plastic triggers are the best idea ever! If you know how to tune them a little, you will never miss your target. They are very fast and hit with thunder!! I’ve use these for years and have hundreds of them! Our wildlife company only buys victor and not those copy cat traps. I’ve been in business for over 30 years, and NOTHING beat victor rat traps with the plastic triggers!! Thank you for the best trap on the market!! Your company have made me a lot of money over the year because of your GREAT product! Thank you Victor!!
Review RateHow to ensure humane kill?
When we set on the firm setting, the bait was eaten and the trap was not triggered, so we set to the soft setting. We caught one rat, then the next time we found the trap with just a piece of rat skin under the triggered kill bar. The rat was gone, and must have either torn or chewed itself free. This is inhumane. I don't know how we can improve the setup to ensure the trap is only triggered for a clean kill. We have this trap in a wooden tunnel so the rats can only approach from one direction, at the trigger end, as is recommended in our location to prevent other species from being caught.Response From WoodstreambrandsJennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for providing this feedback! Victor® manufactures traps that will provide as humane of a kill as possible. We are sorry to hear this was not your experience. It is important to use only a small amount of bait, such as a pea size or the amount that will fit on the tip of a toothpick. This ensures the rat engages with the trap in a way that will provide a quick, humane kill.
Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) with any questions or for additional assistance.
Review Ratewaste of money. Keep it simple. Not need for the plastic insert.
These are a complete waste of money. we bought 3 of these (with wooden boxes to protect other species). After several weeks, we have caught only one mouse, and the other traps have had the cheese removed without going off. I went to reset the trap and couldn't get the metal to attach onto the bar. Basically it is a ONE use trap. Useless. When we used other traps in the box, they worked fine.Response From WoodstreambrandsJennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
Please take note to the Firm and Sensitive settings. The trap will be easier to set on the firm side, but not trip as easily. Likewise, the trap will be more difficult to set on the sensitive side and trip very easily. We recommend setting the trap in between these two settings.
The time taken to share this feedback is appreciated! We would like to learn more about this experience and provide additional assistance. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-VICTOR (1-855-584-2867) for further help.
Review RateAppraisal of Product
As a pest control technician , I could confirm that these products work perfectly for catching all forms of rats; whether they are babies or adults. In California where I work at, we have issues with roof and Norwegian rats and I could say that I haven’t had any issues with them. At times it can get messy but they are a clean and effective snap trap. Well done Victor and I hope my company continues to buy from you.
Easy Set Rat Traps - Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the best bait to use?
A: Individuals in a rodent population search for different types of food. For rats, anything like peanut butter, dry dog food, nuts, fruit or bacon is a great option. Try to use whatever bait the rodents are currently feeding on, but feel free to provide alternative choices as well.
Q: What do the F and S stand for on the trap?
A: The F and the S located on the bait pedal of the trap stand for firm and sensitive. The trap can either be set with a firm setting or sensitive setting. An instruction sheet and video are available that will give detailed step-by-step instructions on how to set the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap. The instruction sheet and video also explain how to use the firm and sensitive setting and the difference between the two.
Q: Should I remove the staple from the trap?
A: The staple on the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap is used to hold the arm bar securely to the trap. The staple will need to be removed before setting. An instruction sheet and video are available that will give step-by-step instructions on how to set the Victor® Easy Set® Rat Trap.
Q: Where can I buy the trap?
A: The trap can be bought at multiple retail locations and online at victorpest.com. To find a store near you, please use our store locator. Click to access the Store Locator.