insect spray

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  1. bernardfeay

    bernardfeay Read Only Funster

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    Years ago there used to be a product called vapona strips. You left them in a room and all the flying insects died within about half an hour. We used to use them in our motorhome and they did a great job.

    When they disappeared I did some research and found out that they were off the market because of a cancer risk. Since then nothing really seems to work.

    It's the same when we are outside having a bbq. They love citronella.

    I would love to know if anybody has any real good tips that actually work.
     
  2. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Easy Peasy !!

    A rolled up piece of newspaper, and a strong right or left arm depending on whether you are a southpaw or not !
    If no newspaper to hand, then a soda siphon works admirably ! :Rofl1: :Rofl1: :Rofl1:
     
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    Gotcha Flypaper... then you can watch the irritating little pests suffer as they try to break free...:thumb:

    JJ :Cool:


    was that a little cruel?
     
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    Going to Scotland in August...

    Might just resort to old faithful.....

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2Qn_LkOhGg[/ame]
     
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    Not cruel, they work well in the house .. if a little unsightly ... :thumb:

    I also tried in the RV.. trouble was I kept catching my hair on them ... maybe not a problem for you JJ ... :Laughing:
     
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    Before retiring we ran an equestrian supply store and had dozens and dozens of repelants for both humans and horses and being a fisherman I have tried them all.

    The bad news is if they nearly worked the labour government banned them and any that are still available are pretty useless.

    Some will say XYZ works for them but that is only the case when the midges etc. do not like those particular people or have moved elsewhere

    A persons diet possibly has more effect than any external applied stuff
     
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    Crikey !!!

    What the Hell kind of repellent would deter a horse ? As for humans, just don't wash so often !!!!!! FISHERMAN !!! Get out more !! :Eeek: :Eeek: :Eeek:
     
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