'Tis The Season....
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'Tis The Season....

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Axeman

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Just weighing in on biting insect repellants....right now the black flies up at our place are driving me crazy...and my neapolitan mastiff has lost 30 lbs.

We purchased a unit called the mosquito magnet a few years ago and place it on our deck...it seems to work for the deck.

Skin So Soft...on my 3 year old daughter, it works....on me, nope.
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by Axeman »


Jaedon

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The only thing I have found that works is Deet... the higher the percentage the better it works.   However deet is a neurotoxin so be careful not to get any in your mouth in significant qualities.... even with a tiny taste you can feel the numbing effect on your tongue.  Failing that wearing full screened in clothing works too but you look like a bee keeper whenever you go out  :lol:
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by Jaedon »


Axeman

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I've also heard about something called lemon thyme...although it kinda confuses me b/c you're supposed to walk on it for it to work...
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by Axeman »