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What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand #5240775 08/07/14 08:44 PM
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What mosquito repellent do you use while in stand? We hunt north of Beaumont and have a lot of huge mosquitos. Growing up near Charleston SC we would wipe bounce fabric softner pads on our skin but those squiters would sting when they bit.

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you're probably going to get 100 responses saying Thermacell....and I agree, Thermacell smile


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None i suck it up and deal with it or just shut my windows roflmao

Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: mightyp] #5240851 08/07/14 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted By: mightyp
you're probably going to get 100 responses saying Thermacell....and I agree, Thermacell smile


2nd response to thermocell


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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: SCson] #5240852 08/07/14 09:16 PM
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I've never used a thermacell. Deep woods off for me.


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Originally Posted By: Erathkid
I've never used a thermacell. Deep woods off for me.

Deep woods for me too, some times Marlboro grin


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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: colt.45] #5240887 08/07/14 09:37 PM
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Colt, I think they are talking about while in a hunting blind, not the living room!! grin


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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: SCson] #5241020 08/07/14 10:56 PM
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Thermacell works great for mosquitoes. Not worth a dang for gnats.


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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: SCson] #5241037 08/07/14 11:08 PM
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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: SCson] #5241062 08/07/14 11:18 PM
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Thermacell has worked for bowhunting for me and I am the one that is always getting bitten it seams.


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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: Sparky45] #5241338 08/08/14 01:58 AM
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If yall have NEVER tried a Thermacell, I promise, you will never use the spray on kind again. up

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Originally Posted By: sqiggy
If yall have NEVER tried a Thermacell, I promise, you will never use the spray on kind again. up


I agree... cheers

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I'm going to be the one PITA and say my Thermacell didn't work as well down here on the coast. Maybe if you are in an enclosed blind but it didn't work for me out in the open with our black salt marsh mosquitos. I use as strong DEET repellant I can find, mesh over my head, and permethrin on my clothes.


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How do the deer respond to the Thermacell

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In the wind all bets are off on the Thermacell for sure.


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The deer won't even notice your thermacell. I agree that it won't be great in a strong wind though. But 90% of the time you will be set with the thermacell. Get one. You won't regret it.

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Originally Posted By: passthru
In the wind all bets are off on the Thermacell for sure.


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The deer won't even notice your thermacell. I agree that it won't be great in a strong wind though. But 90% of the time you will be set with the thermacell. Get one. You won't regret it.


If there's a wind strong enough to where the T-Cell won't work, you probably aren't having an issue with skeeters at that time either.

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In the wind all bets are off on the Thermacell for sure.


Originally Posted By: Icedown12pk
The deer won't even notice your thermacell. I agree that it won't be great in a strong wind though. But 90% of the time you will be set with the thermacell. Get one. You won't regret it.


If there's a wind strong enough to where the T-Cell won't work, you probably aren't having an issue with skeeters at that time either.
That's been my experience as well. Wind = no skeeters. But on a breeze, just place thermacell where the breeze will carry it to you. I carry one with me every time I hunt deer or hogs and kill them all the time with it running. And I bow hunt.

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Originally Posted By: passthru
In the wind all bets are off on the Thermacell for sure.


Same with sprays... But skeeters are generally less of a problem in wind... wink

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Originally Posted By: mightyp
you're probably going to get 100 responses saying Thermacell....and I agree, Thermacell smile

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Re: What mosquitp repellent do you use while in stand [Re: SCson] #5244304 08/09/14 10:49 PM
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I don't like spray on or wipe on stuff on my skin. I spray OFF on my boots to defeat the chiggers & ticks. I wear loose baggy clothing for skeeters & a head net if necessary. Works great for me. Typically, if I am sweating the skeeters won't bother me. ThermaCell uses allethrin. While that is an organic compound I prefer not to be breathing it on a regular basis which you will do if you are using it.

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I use Repel Sportsman Max. It is 40% deet. No chiggers, gnats or mosquitoes.


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