Havahart® Small 1-Door Easy Set® Trap

Model #: 1083

61 reviews
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1-DOOR
Havahart
42.99
$42.99

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  • Item #1083
  • Best Used For: Rabbits, Skunks, Squirrels, and Weasels
  • Dimensions: 17” x 7” x 7”
  • Patented Easy Set® Design – Set & Release with One Hand
  • Made in the U.S.A.

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Description

Model #1083

Best Used For:

Rabbits
Skunk
Squirrel
Weasel

Trapping Has Never Been Easier

Trapping has never been more simple than with Havahart® Easy Set® traps. Patented technology allows you to set your trap with just one hand, and let critters go without ever touching the door. Plus, updated sturdy hardware provides additional comfort and durability to this simple rabbit trap.

 

Set and Release with One Hand

Set this animal trap in just 1 simple step. Just pull on the patented Easy Set® lever to lock open the door, and it's ready for a catch. Best of all, the lever also allows you to release the animal while standing away from the trap, clear of the animal's escape path.

Watch more videos:
Releasing Animals Safely » | How To Trap » | How To Bait »

Enlarged Hand Guard and Carrying Handle Protect You

An enlarged steel plate covers the entire width of the top of the trap, protecting your hand from contact with the animal, and the updated, rigid plastic carrying handle makes the handling experience even more comfortable for you.

Rolled Metal Edges Protect the Animal

Like other Havahart® traps, this one is constructed of one-piece wire mesh, galvanized for resistance to rust and corrosion. And edges are polished smooth to protect the animal from injuring itself during transport or as it struggles to escape.

No-Escape Door Locks Give You Peace of Mind

The tight spring-loaded door features an updated door lock with added reinforcements, making your trap more escape-proof than ever.

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DIMENSIONS
Trap Opening
(w x h)
Trap Length
3 x 3 in
10 in
5 x 5 in
18 in
6 x 6 in
17 in
7 x7 in
17 in
5 x 5 in
17 in
7 x 7 in
17 in
ANIMALS BEST USED FOR
Shrews
Mice
Voles
Chipmunks
Rats
Squirrels
Weasels
Rabbits
Skunks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
# of Doors
Set as 1 or 2-Door Trap
Easy Set® 1-Step Set & Release
Enlarged Handle
Guard
Galvanized Steel
Manufacturer's Warranty
2
 
 
 
 
1 Year
2
 
 
 
 
1 Year
1
 
 
 
 
1 Year
1
 
 
 
 
1 Year
1
 
 
 
 
1 Year
1
 
 
 
 
1 year

Simple to Setup

Assembling this collapsible feral cat trap is simple - just follow the included paper instructions, or watch the step-by-step video on this site.

Watch more videos:
How To Trap » | How To Bait »

1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Havahart® stands behind the quality of its traps with a 1-year manufacturer's warranty. Learn more here »

Gardener Recommended & Made in the USA

Member tested and recommended by The National Home Gardening Club – one of the most revered garden associations in America. Havahart® was awarded this endorsement based on the quality and effectiveness of our traps. Proudly made in the USA, Havahart® traps are made in the small town of Lititz, PA.

 
Specs
Havahart Trap - Model #1083
Model # 1083
Dimensions 17" x 7" x 7"
Weight 4.7 lb
Material Galvanized Steel; One-Piece 12-Gauge Wire Mesh; Plastic Carrying Handle
Door Type 1 Spring-Loaded Door
Setting Mechanism 1-Step Easy Set® Lever
Animals Rabbits, Skunks, Squirrels, and Weasels
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Reviews

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

Review Rate
Review posted on www.havahart.com
January 8, 2018
squirrel delema By PDP

The traps are extremely easy to set. I have yet to outwit the squirrel who occupies the space between my ceiling and the attic floor. I have reset the trap adding a washer to the trip plate... hoping.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
January 1, 2018
Works amazingly! Total success! By Wajon

Grey squirrels!!! Ugh the bane of bird feeders everywhere. I'd had it with them, and decided to purchase this package of 3 traps, which sell at a great price. When they arrived, I had my doubts. At first I felt that the trip plate was so near the back stationary wall of the trap, that it would be hard to bait in such a way as to prevent the little monsters from simply reaching in and pulling the bait out without even going into the trap. And the size of the mesh grid was so large that bait fell through (peanuts in the shell) so that took adjustment. But in the end I hit on the idea of covering a cracker with peanut butter, and then sticking a whole peanut, in the shell, into that peanut butter. This prevented the bait from falling out as I carried the baited traps to the capture site. And was I pleasantly shocked to find that the traps worked like a charm! Within one hour I had captured a squirrel in EACH of the two traps, which were only about 2 feet apart. (I guess the squirrels can't warn their buddies!) So I relocated those....across a river...and over 5 miles away....and came home and reset the two traps......within an hour I had two more squirrels! Captured four squirrels that first day! Then next day, another four squirrels! And the third day I set all three traps, and sure enough, I captured three squirrels, one per trap! Eleven squirrels in three days! I have not reset the traps since then, and I have seen a single squirrel out under the bird feeders, but the temperatures here have been so cold, I'm too lazy to go out and set the traps, but now I have full confidence in these traps, and believe me they are SO EASY to set! I've had experience with the older style two door, manually set trap, and those worked great for me last Summer when I captured 3 ground hogs, 3 skunks, and 1 opossum! These easy set traps, are also easy release too. With the traps covered with a black cloth for transport, I simply exposed the trap door, then pulled the easy set handle and WHOOSH, like a rocket the squirrels shot out of the traps! I know that my squirrel pests will be a thing of the past now. If their attendance to my bird seed feeders gets to an annoying level again, I'll just set the traps and rid the neighborhood of several more of these "cute" but annoying pests!

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
September 30, 2017
Springs not strong enough By Randy

The springs are not strong enough for a squirrel to trip the pressure plate

Response From Havahart®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

We apologize for this experience. This trap is recommended for rabbits, skunks, squirrels, and weasels. To increase the sensitivity, we recommend adding something small onto the trigger plate such as a washer or a pebble.

For additional assistance, please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242). We are happy to help.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
September 3, 2017
Why did Havahart design a trap that can't be adjusted for weight and is set for a fairly heavy small animal? By Jan

Why did Havahart design a trap that can't be adjusted for weight and seems set for a fairly heavy small animal? The Red Squirrels in my attic walk freely in and out and take the bait without tripping the door. Adding weight to the trip plate is much easier said than done. Has Havahart tried adding pebbles and washers? Adding these is very awkward, they tend to roll and slide off the plate. And it is very hard to set the trap with weights on it.

Response From Havahart®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Jan,

We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience.  

When adding weight to the trigger pan, we recommend taping it on.  A small magnet can also be used.  For squirrels, which can very deftly steal bait, we recommend placing the bait under the trigger pan or in a manner that will increase the animal's interaction with that pan.  

Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
May 21, 2017
It simply does not work! By dan

This trap is a joke! I've seen on my Nest Cam Outdoor in at least 5 instances as the rabbit came in, ate the apple and just got out without the trap going off. Ridiculous!....I wish to return it!

Response From Havahart®
Susan : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Dan,

If rabbits are taking the bait without triggering the door, we recommend adding some weight to the trigger plate.  This can often be done with some small washers or pebbles.

Please keep in mind that the trap is covered by a 30 day return policy.  Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
April 24, 2017
The Havahart Small Trap works wonders for us. By Lebodude

The small Havahart Trap has enabled me to capture and relocate 18 squirrels that were emptying the bird feeders in our backyard. This is an excellent product, is very easy to set, and it arrived very quickly. I've told many of our friends about our success. Cracked pecans and whole unsalted peanuts in the shell seem to be the bait combination that works best for us.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
March 27, 2017
Perfect size trap, worked first night I had it out By bart99

Perfect trap for my needs. I had 1 squirrel that had eaten through the soffit and was romping around in my attic space. Placed the trap on top of the a/c unit outside, where I believe that they he was jumping up on to get to the pipes that led into the attic, and, 1 day later, I had him. Gave him a nice ride down the road about 10 miles and let him loose on a nice spread of land with a small lake. Only cost me 1 peanut butter cracker to get the job done. Now, I will tell you that Mr. Squirrel probably would not rate your product as a 5 star item. He seemed quite irritated when I walked up on him and he ran like the wind when I opened the cage. He didn't even bother to look back and wave bye. Oh well, I know I am happier without him around and I hope life out deep in the country is fitting his lifestyle well.

Review Rate
Review posted on www.havahart.com
December 12, 2016
useless By Ranger

Set this trap under my chicken coop. Animals enter and the door closes very nicely, only the trapped animal simply noses under the door and it raises for an easy escape.

Response From Havahart®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear about this experience and would like the opportunity to learn more. This trap is recommended for use with rabbits, skunks, squirrels, and weasels, and the door should stay firmly closed. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance. Our traps are covered by a one year replacement warranty.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
September 7, 2016
Easy to set. By HARLEY

I have both the long and short trap. The short one is so easy to set and easy to release the animal.

Review Rate
Review posted on www.havahart.com
August 14, 2016
perfect trap By gardener
I received this trap on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. The next day, I caught one squirrel I took the bugger to a big park and released it there. This trap is very easy to use. I recommend it.
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Q&A
Q.How much for tax and shipping
A.

Tax and shipping will vary and is calculated based on your location.

Q.The trap door seems to close with quite a bit of force. Is it possible for it to injure the animal when closing? Is there any way to reduce the strength of the spring? Thank you! (Love the Easy Set trap, especially for releasing!)
A.

Our traps are constructed with safety rolled steel edges to prevent injury.  The strength of the spring cannot be modified.

Q.How is the spring attached to cage?
A.

The spring is attached to the U-shaped door lock and wire mesh of the trap. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) so we may learn more and offer additional assistance.

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