- Our Verdict: SquirrelBuster Plus Brome
- Our Analysis, Comparisons & Test Results
- SquirrelBuster® Plus Brome® FAQs:
- Our Final Verdict: SquirrelBuster® Plus Brome®
I know when I’m looking for a feeder, one of the biggest selling points for me is whether the feeder is squirrel proof or not. Now, I know what you’re thinking. They are touting it as squirrel-proof when you have to buy ten other things to put on it to make it squirrel proof. I’ve been taken by the same ads.
…rest assured this one comes out of the box as squirrel proof as they come.
Part of being squirrel proof means the pesky varmints can’t get to the seed
it also means they can’t chew it to pieces either.
Well, this one meets both needs. Made of RoxResin, it is incredibly durable and resistant to even the most persnickety squirrels.
- Lifetime warranty
- No tools required to assemble
- Patented ventilation
Now, back to the birds.
We all want our seed to remain dry and fresh and while many feeders struggle to do this, the SquirrelBuster Plus Brome Bird Feeder has an excellent ventilation system that keeps the seed fresh regardless of climate or weather.
All of Brome Store’s feeders are designed for easy assembly too. No tools are required to put this feeder together. You can open the box and have it filled with seed and mounted in minutes. It also comes with a lifetime warranty as well.
- Weight: 2.2 pounds
- Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 23 inches
- Mounting: Pole
- Seed Capacity: 3 quarts
- Manufacturer: Brome Bird Care
With over 4 million satisfied customers, Brome Bird has manufactured some of the best bird feeders available. This is another one to add to the list. The SquirrelBuster Plus Brome is completely squirrel proof so your cardinals can perch in peace and happily feed from your feeder. It also has many different accessories too. It requires no tools to set up either.
- Sturdy construction
- Large feeding capacity
- Pretty design
- Award winning squirrel proofing technology
- Accessories do not come with the package
- Slightly higher priced than other bird feeders
Our Verdict: SquirrelBuster Plus Brome
It might seem like we are talking about the impossible, but this feeder has a patented squirrel-proof mechanism like no other. I really mean, squirrel proof. It keeps the feed in and the squirrels out all while offering it in a visually appealing design.
It has a patented design as a squirrel-proof mechanism and let me tell you, they are not kidding. The cardinal ring around the base is weight-sensitive so anything weighing more than a cardinal will cause the mechanism to close off the feed supply. Their own weight is their enemy.
That is just one way the feeder is squirrel proof. It is also chew proof. Constructed out of RoxResin, this feeder can withstand anything the squirrels try to throw its way.
Buyers of the SquirrelBuster Plus Brome Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder are in for a treat. They not only get a feeder that requires no tools to assemble but one that comes with a lifetime warranty to boot. Seems like a pretty easy decision to make, doesn’t it?
Our Analysis, Comparisons & Test Results
Made to last, this squirrel proof feeder exceeded my expectations. Not only did it come through with its claims of being squirrel proof with its patented cardinal ring which closes off feeding portals if a squirrel tries to step on it but it’s made out of RoxResin and patented chew proof plastic. This means not only is the feed safe, but no matter how hard they try, the squirrels will not be able to chew it to pieces either.
- Squirrel proof
- Easy assembly
- No tools needed
- Lifetime warranty
- Patented lifetime warranty
As you know by now, I’m all about ease of assembly. This design is perfect for me. No tools. No worries. Super easy to assemble and place in the backyard.
Coupled with a lifetime warranty, this feeder also comes with a patented ventilation system second to none. It keeps the seed fresh and dry even in the harshest climates.
I’d recommend placing this feeder with 18 inches of clearance on all sides, to get the most out of it.
Design and Aesthetic Appeal
No one wants those clunky looking box feeders from decades before anymore. I know I don’t. I look for feeders that will add to my backyard theme not take away from it. Well, this feeder does just that. Its sleek design, streamlined with modern green accents on the lid and the base makes it a nice piece for any bird lover’s backyard.
- Sleek design
- Streamlined look
- Green accents
The cardinal ring allows plenty of space for multiple cardinals to feed around the base. It also acts as a squirrel buster, meaning that when an animal who is heavier than a cardinal puts their weight on it, the feed access is cut off. There are no visible bolts or screws either to take away from the aesthetics of this beautiful design.
The top and bottom can easily be removed to allow for easy access to all parts for thorough cleaning.
Is it just me or does it sometimes feel like we are constantly going outside to refill our feeders? For an avid bird watching like myself, I know it sure feels like that to me.
don’t get me wrong I don’t mind providing seed for my cardinals, I really don’t.
I absolutely love watching them feed from various bird feeders. They are so beautiful to watch.
it’s not the act of refilling I dread, it’s more that I don’t want to go out and refill a feeder that requires a degree in rocket science to open.
When the feeder has a small seed capacity then it becomes even more frustrating.
This is just one reason why I look for large-capacity bird feeders to add to my collection.
Big capacity means less times it’ll need to be refilled. Well, with this feeder, you won’t have to worry about that.
The SquirrelBuster Plus Brome Bird Feeder holds an impressive 3 quarts of seed so it won’t be running out every other day.
With four feeding ports around the base, the 3 quarts of seed should last a long time for your favorite cardinal family!
Ease of Cleaning
I know many of my friends forget to look at one key component when buying bird feeders and that is the ease of assembly. If it is too difficult to put together or take apart, nobody is ever going to clean it which means it’ll look dirty and dingy hanging up.
this feeder is very easy to clean.
It needed no tools to put together and needs none to take apart to allow for cleaning. Remember, with cardinals it is very important to keep the feeder as clean as possible.
Cardinals will avoid a feeder if it is too dirty.
When seeds get damp, they tend to rot which causes a strong odor to permeate the immediate area. Cardinals will not come back to feed if the seed is bad. Keep that in mind.
This feeder can be cleaned very easily with just warm water and soap. That’s all it takes.
Please note: Let it air dry before putting it back together and refilling it.
Ease of Refilling
One of the most common features bird lovers look for when picking out a feeder is how easy it is to refill. If you’re like me, you’ll want to make sure to keep it full all the time so the birds come to rely on our seed
Come back again and again.
We’ve all had those bird feeders that are just too difficult to fill. For me, when the feeders are hard to take apart, I avoid filling them up.
It’s frustrating isn’t it when you spill seeds and waste the bird feed every time you try and pour in the seed to refill our feeder? We all want the seed in the feeder to draw the cardinals to our stylish bird feeder, not on the ground.
The SquirrelBuster Plus Brome bird feeder rated extremely high for ease of refilling. With its tube feed storage design and pull ring technology, it is easy to disassemble without any tools whatsoever to refill. It has a good-sized opening to the tube which allows bird lovers an easy access point to pour the seed.
Compared to other feeders in its class, this one scored better than the vast majority. Once the seed has been poured into the feed tube, simply release the pressure on the pull-ring mechanism and the feeder is ready to be mounted back in place.
Ease of Assembly
Believe it or not, Brome Store’s feeders can be assembled without the use of a single tool. When I opened this feeder, I was pleasantly surprised to find just three main components. I was able to put it together in…
less than five minutes and didn’t require a handyman degree to do so.
Once it was together, I loved the look of the feeder. As easy as it was to put together, I knew if I wanted to take it down and move it to another location it could be done quickly and easily too. So, don’t be afraid to get this feeder, thinking it will be an entire ordeal of tools and frustration.
This SquirrelBuster Plus feeder is very easy to put together.
I can’t tell you how many feeders I’ve used that I’ve had to throw away after using it for only a single season. It’s one big reason I like to check out how the feeders are put together. I don’t want to buy something made out flimsy material or poorly constructed. Sure, some feeders might look great, but when they fall apart or barely make it through a single season, I feel like I’ve been taken. I always feel so sad to have to throw them away.
Well, rest assured…
with this feeder that won’t happen.
Not only is it designed to ward off attacks from squirrels but its sturdy construction will withstand even the harshest weather season after season, year after year. Designed to not fade in direct sunlight, this feeder is incredibly sturdy and will remain beautiful for years.
If there is any question regarding its rating for longevity, the lifetime warranty should silence all critics.
This feeder will come back year after year daring the squirrels to try and get the food. Cardinal families love this feeder in my backyard. They are able to feed with security and safety, not worrying about squirrels stealing their food or getting attacked.
SquirrelBuster® Plus Brome® FAQs:
How Does the Squirrel Buster Ring Work?
This feeder uses science to outsmart the squirrel. It’s called gravity. The ring has the tension adjusted to only keep the feeding portals open when a cardinal sized bird is feeding. When a heavier bird or another animal such as a squirrel step on it, the portals close off access to the seed entirely.
What is Covered Under the Lifetime Warranty?
All workmanship is covered. Meaning, we guarantee that the top and bottom cover, the clear plastic feed tube and the cardinal ring are guaranteed to work just as well as they did when you first took it out of the box. It will not show any damage from squirrels or other animals trying to get into the feeder either.
Does the Seed Really Stay Dry?
Yes, this feeder does keep the seed dry but if you are concerned there are add-ons available on the manufacturer’s website.
Our Final Verdict: SquirrelBuster® Plus Brome®
Anyone who has waged war against the dreaded squirrel army that seems to descend upon every bird feeder placed in every backyard. They just don’t know when to quit, either. They just keep coming and coming, stealing the seed from our wonderful cardinal friends.
Those days are over.
Introducing the bane of every squirrel’s existence. The squirrel-proof feeder comes fitted with not one but two patented technologies to ward off the squirrel army and keep the seed safe for our cardinals.
- Chew-proof RoxResin construction
- Patented ‘Squirrel-Buster’ ring
- Patented ventilation system
The cardinal ring acts like a squirrel buster. When any squirrel steps onto it, the animal’s own weight closes off the feeding ports and the squirrel is out of luck.
The RoxResin is a patented construction material that can withstand anything the squirrels throw at it. Chew proof, it will not show any damage no matter how hard the squirrels try to chew through it to get the seed.
With a lifetime warranty on workmanship, a patented ventilation system to keep seeds dry, a squirrel buster ring, and chew proof construction, this feeder will not disappoint.