The PDF-4 mimics the traditional figure four trap trigger system carved out with sticks. This Deadfall Trap is a one-piece design, and it collapses down for easy storage. The PDF-4 Deadfall Trap can easily be set with one hand holding the trap trigger, and the other holding up the deadfall. The traditional carved figure four trap method works very well and is time tested, but can be time-consuming and difficult to set.
This PDF-4 Deadfall Trap is made with a combination of 6000 series aluminum, and the pivot points are put together with aircraft-type rivets. The traps are also anodized with a Type III harden finished. A lot of effort was made to keep these traps light, compact, and durable.
The DF-4 traps system comes with:
- 5 Pathfinder PDF-4 Deadfall Traps
- A carry bag w/ drawstring
The Pros of the PDF-4 deadfall trap are lightweight, packable, stealth, efficient, fast setting, humane due to a quick kill mechanics, or it can be used for live capture with cage type deadfalls. The PDF-4 when in use can be working for you while you engage in other activities. The PDF-4 is one of the few traps that is light enough, as well as taking up minimal room in your pack, giving you the ability to carry it with you. These traps are perfect to carry in a pack or vehicle, for emergency food procurement or can be used for basic trapping if laws allow.
The PDF-4 is not a gimmick, it is a real survival tool. Trapping is not the most popular subject these days, however, it is a viable way to produce protein. In the event, an alternative way is needed to provide food the PDF-4 deadfall trap is a real option.