Squirrel baffle/Rain Shield--homemade. Plastic drip pan for coco baskets transformed w/a 3" slit through top of drip pan. Cut off trim tabs, place over feeder. Hang and enjoy the songbirds w/o the squirrels (and keeps rain off seeds, too. $2.99 instead of $14.99 at bird shops.
Squirrel Baffle - Aluminum tubing can be placed around a 4in post to prevent raccoons and squirrels from destroying your bird feeder. You may place a 2X4 adjacent with the pole and the baffle over the top to be screwed in. Spray paint your favorite color.