Perky-Pet® Evenseed™ Squirrel Dilemma - 4 lb Seed Capacity

Model #: 104

16 reviews
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  • Wire barrier protects feeder from squirrel damage
  • Evenseed™ technology uses 3 separate compartments so all ports stay active
  • Serve up to 3 seed types in 1 feeder
  • Holds up to 4 lb of seed

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Perky-Pet® Evenseed™ Squirrel Dilemma

Perky-Pet® Evenseed™ Squirrel Dilemma

Safeguard your feeder, and eliminate squirrel damage with the Evenseed™ Squirrel Dilemma! Not only will this sturdy metal-cage design elongate the life of your feeder, but its 3-in-1 Evenseed™ technology will allow you to serve three different types of seed!

The Perky-Pet® Evenseed™ Squirrel Dilemma, an innovative squirrel resistant bird feeder, features a wire barrier that protects against squirrel damage. It has a 4 lb seed capacity and contains three separate seed compartments allowing for three different seed types to attract different types of birds. The clear seed containers make it easy to monitor the seed levels and provide for ease of refilling and cleaning.

This squirrel-resistant bird feeder is designed to provide a unique option within the industry. The silo style with 3 separate seed bays adds to the endless options Perky-Pet® continues to provide birders - keeping squirrels out and letting birds in!


Remember to clean your squirrel-resistant bird feeder once every two weeks with a mild soap and water solution.


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Perky-Pet® Evenseed™ Squirrel Dilemma - Specifications

Product Features:

  • Easy refilling and cleaning
  • Wire barrier protects against squirrel damage
  • Feeder can be hung or pole mounted
  • 3-in-1 Evenseed™ technology allows for three different types of seed

What's in the Box:

  • 1 Wild bird feeder


  • 4 lb seed capacity

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
December 9, 2018
Squirrels can't hurt it By Debbie

We've had ours for years. The plastic did break down but some gorilla tape and/or glue and some rivets gave us more time. We have given up on the idea of ever keeping the squirrels away (we live in the woods in Maine), we just wanted a feeder that the squirrels couldn't destroy. We did realize that we had to put extra twisty-ties over the lid, because the squirrels did figure out how to open the lid. We found a dead squirrel stuck in the center tube one winter! With the lid secure, they eat out of this one by hanging upside down on the cage, but they have never managed to hurt it.

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November 15, 2018
Great yesterday and still great today By Jack

l have my original Hyde feeder and my second after it evolved to Haveaheart and my third and fourth by Perky Pet. Aside from the plastic seed container deteriorating, this feeder will last forever. However, the plastic seed container is no longer available as a replacement; thus, when the seed container is at the end of its useful life, the rest of the feeder becomes trash. Sad. But... this feeder, including the seed container, will last longer than most feeders on the market and is a good value.

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Review posted on
October 17, 2018
Improvements to Squrriel Dilemma Feeder By Thegolfer71

I just received my squirrel dilemma feeder and realized that it was difficult to fill the bottom section of the feeder with the square tube still at the bottom of the wire grill I think that we could come up with a solution to this problem by constructing a bottom plate or the bottom section that would keep the seed in and you could feel it on the outside of the wire cage .

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Review posted on
October 17, 2018
Improvements to Squrriel Dilemma Feeder By TheGolfer71

This is a great bird feeder in a great idea for 3 levels however filling the bottom level when it's inside of the cage is quite difficult if you made a plate to fit the bottom level you could then fill that hole entire plastic square liner outside of the cage making it easier for filling with less spillage.

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Review posted on
July 18, 2017
feeder is nice problem is squirrels By jan

Our squirrels very quickly figured out how to get their share of seed. They jump onto the feeder,hang upside down and use their foot to get to the seed. we have a baffle on top of the feeder but that does not help. I think the next step is an air soft gun but from my brother's experience that doesn't work either. I don't mind feeding the squirrels some food but those little critters can clear the seed in no time.

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Review posted on
April 3, 2016
Our birds love it By SteveF
Already own one that is maybe 5 or 6 years old. You can replace the plastic parts and not have to buy a new feeder, which is handy here in Florida. The sun will ruin the plastic in 2-3 years. I'm buying a second one so we can offer a verity of seeds.
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Review posted on
October 12, 2014
A real Dilemma By
Not as easy as it looks to fill. My wife tried and then I tried and we ended up with seed everywhere. Poorly designed. It would be far better if each container was fully sealed and then they could be filled up out of the cage and then stacked. Very disappointed and would not recommend.
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Review posted on
May 4, 2014
Not squirrel proof By
The squirrels in backyard figured out how to lift the top in two days and get to the seed. I drilled holes on opposite sides of the top and used spring loaded clips/rings to hold the top in place. No further squirrel problems. However, after the harshest winter in 100 yrs in Michigan I found that two of the three plastic chambers have split apart vertically at the corners. Hopefully replacement parts are available.
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Review posted on
May 31, 2013
Amazon Review, Nice Feeder Design By
I had an earlier version of this feeder which was not separated into three distinct sections. This one is a little harder to fill with seed as you need to use a funnel to fill the separate sections through the center tube--a good feature if you are using different seeds in each section. I liked the earlier version better; nonetheless, I like it and the birds love it.
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October 21, 2011
Amazon Review By
I have had this bird feeder at least 10 years and was able to purchase replacement inserts for it. It is a favorite with the birds. You can either fill it with 3 different types of seeds, or take out the dividers and just fill it with one as I do. Actually purchased a second one because I have been pleased with it and find the birds really use this one more than my others.
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Q.You have made a decision not to supply parts due to low demand and yet, every question has to do with parts availability. I also need a part...the tube between seed chambers. It appears that the "Squirrel Dilemma" was not such a dilemma for my squirrels as they opened the top , ate the seed and chewed the tube.

We apologize that this occurred. As you are aware, parts are no longer available for our feeders. They are covered under a one year warranty for replacement.

Q.My Perky Pet Model #104 is great but the plastic interior needs to be replaced. Do you have replacements?

We apologize as replacement parts are not available for this feeder. However, it is covered by a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt! Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance.

Q.Re Model #: 104. Many of the joints of the mesh have failed, the wires just stick out into space. Can you help me with a replacement mesh. Thank you.

We apologize for this experience and would like to learn more about what occurred. This feeder is covered by a 30 day return policy and a one year warranty with a copy of the purchase receipt. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-PERKYPET (1-855-737-5973) for further assistance. We are happy to help.

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