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Old 01-10-2017, 05:50 PM
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In a year that has seen me struggle with live captures in my snares there is hope. Started using new Senneker magnum springs and they are just starting to connect and Im impressed. They make it hard to make a pretty loop with the extra weight but if you catch them anywhere on the neck they go down hard and fast! Well done Marty again
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Old 01-10-2017, 08:42 PM
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Gotta agree , I too have tried some magnums and am impressed with the results , including this one from today . Very little struggle.

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Old 01-10-2017, 08:45 PM
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Last weeks wolf i got I think I could have reused the cable lol
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Old 01-10-2017, 09:42 PM
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Last weeks wolf i got I think I could have reused the cable lol
What's your go to cable, lock and extension or snare length for wolves when using the magnums?
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Old 01-10-2017, 10:02 PM
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I think the best is 3/32. 10 feet long. Camlock with teeth. I also like 5/64 with 3/32 camlock with teeth combo if you want lighter cable
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They do work when used properly.
1/16 cable, Magnum spring and lightning lock.
5' snare with swiveled 6' 1/8" ext cable anchored low and solid.
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Man I wish sask would class them as a power snare.
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Old 01-11-2017, 08:58 AM
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What is the added force for the magnums? I think the old stingers is 50#, something like that?
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What is the added force for the magnums? I think the old stingers is 50#, something like that?
I don't think it's as much about the added force Dave as it is about the larger size... takes up more cable than the smaller ones... pulls the loop tighter.
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I don't think it's as much about the added force Dave as it is about the larger size... takes up more cable than the smaller ones... pulls the loop tighter.
Thanks. That makes sense I guess. The same amount of force but 1/2"(?) more cable pulled.

Maybe Marty will drop by to clarify.

The reviews have definitely perked my interest.
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"Be also aware that the Magnum Stinger Kill Spring TM is a much stronger device than the standard Stinger"
Wow! I actually did that...
Above statement from Marty's site
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Thanks. That makes sense I guess. The same amount of force but 1/2"(?) more cable pulled.

Maybe Marty will drop by to clarify.

The reviews have definitely perked my interest.
Mine as well... of course i own a few hundred dollars worth of the standard springs and triggers...
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Old 01-11-2017, 03:11 PM
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The only thing about the system i don't like is i can't seem to get the spring from hanging down. I also find they twist up easily and my loop is all screwed up at times. It might be the way I make them and have messed around a bit but still can't seem to get things perfect. Other than that they work well when the spring fires. I have had a bunch that havn't fired but I think it is the way I had the trigger. I think the Trigger needs to be put on last and against the ferule at the end. I'm still messing with the system to see if I can get it working just right for me. All I know is when it works the way it should you can't beat it
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The only thing about the system i don't like is i can't seem to get the spring from hanging down. I also find they twist up easily and my loop is all screwed up at times. It might be the way I make them and have messed around a bit but still can't seem to get things perfect. Other than that they work well when the spring fires. I have had a bunch that havn't fired but I think it is the way I had the trigger. I think the Trigger needs to be put on last and against the ferule at the end. I'm still messing with the system to see if I can get it working just right for me. All I know is when it works the way it should you can't beat it


Hey Nube,
My understanding is that the kill spring goes on this way. As you mentioned against the ferrel. Correct?



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I would try it that way. I had mine the other way around and some don't trigger that way for some reason.
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Hey Nube,
My understanding is that the kill spring goes on this way. As you mentioned against the ferrel. Correct?



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Directions are right on the package...1/16 and 5/64 are different than the 3/32


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Old 01-11-2017, 05:48 PM
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I made mine as Marty showed me on Youtube. Not really sure if its the best though and will move the trigger to the end. Hopefully Marty will let us know the pros and cons of doing it both ways.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_so7B8lEwg

I have had the smaller stinger springs not fire at times as well but don't remember which way I had those.
Nothings perfect but I would rather have them on there than not.
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Nube I ran some of the first release of magnums a couple years ago and the trigger tip has to be set on the wire end side of the spring eye. Maybe that's how you're setting them but thought I'd let you know. Over the top or on the arm side they don't fire reliably.
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Here ya go fellas:

http://martysenneker.com
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:59 PM
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Had a couple painted snares with magnums at one bait. Checked today and had a chewout on one of the painted snares. Got back to the truck with one coyote and was doing an inspection and seen the other snare on him lol. Chewout snare was a great catch but trigger never fired. Snare that did the job worked perfect although caught back a ways on the neck.

I set them up like on marty's page. Everything has fired on coyotes this year unless they got tangled up right away. Fox i have yet to have one fire.

Im sold on them.
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Old 01-11-2017, 11:49 PM
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yesh they just dont make a pretty loop but from what im seeing so far im okay with that until i maybe figure them out better that way. no trouble with firing so far and i build them senneker style with the trigger on the inside
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