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Old 06-23-2013, 10:44 AM   #1
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What do you guys do about mosquitos?
I hate spraying myself, but also hate bites (allergic).
So many gizmos on the market, wondered what folks found that actually works. Essentially, we try and fog if we're going to hang around in the evening, and...spray ourselves when necessary, but...I hate it!
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Old 06-23-2013, 11:21 AM   #2
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we spray and use tiki torches. we also bring along our screened in tent for eating. the no-see-ums are even worse on the annoying factor. haven't found a cure for them or the black flies yet (and no the penny in a bag of water trick doesn't work).
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Old 06-23-2013, 11:39 AM   #3
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(and no the penny in a bag of water trick doesn't work).
Penny in the bag of water is for repelling flies and have seen it work. As for mosquitoes, I tried my free BugBand and it worked last night sitting in the garage with the doors open which I couldn't do before.
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Old 06-23-2013, 11:41 AM   #4
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Old 06-23-2013, 12:03 PM   #5
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skin so soft is very good, we used to use it on the horses. it repels horseflies and deer flies also. Avon makes a sunblock with bug repellant in it also.
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ThermaCell if the air is still or if there is a light breeze.
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:03 PM   #7
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If you ever wondered why that person in the pop up [now a Roo] was running a fan next to the camppfire at night it probabily was me, I also hated the bug sprays until I read that mosquitos are not strong flyers, I threw a fan that we used to dry up the in-laws basement and it really works, no mosquitos, no spray.
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:03 PM   #8
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ThermaCell if the air is still or if there is a light breeze.
This and TiKi Torches w/Citronella oil are our first line of defense.
100% DEET spray is the second.
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ThermaCell if the air is still or if there is a light breeze.
Me too. Works good to great.
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