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Old 01-15-2013, 01:02 AM   #15
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I route the exhaust from the generator into the bedroom to keep them off me while sleeping.

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Old 01-15-2013, 01:30 AM   #16
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I may have to "invest" in one of those. I think I see where there might a bit a a fun factor hidden in there. Gosh, I love the smell of fried bug in the morning.
There is the "YES" factor when it goes zap! Also works great for those skinny little moths that fly around your lights at night.
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:36 AM   #17
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When I was in the Army in Korea, I took a shower right before bed and had a fan blowing on me during the night. Worked for me.
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:58 AM   #18
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I like the idea of the small bug zapper inside.

In AK the mosquitos come out in June so we hope for a freeze right after they hatch thereby killing the &%*$& for the rest of the season. One of the many advantages of 8 months of winter.
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:51 AM   #19
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We use a small bug zapper. It's silent zapping technology. We turn it on as soon as we get to the camp ground. I believe we got it a Walmart .
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:19 AM   #20
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:33 PM   #21
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As a kid growing up in Florida, I developed a trick that will clear out a few mosquitoes in a closed room. Lay in bed with a sheet over you head and only both arms hanging out. Mosquitoes will fly to your exposed arms. As you feel one on your left arm, slap it with your right hand and visa versa. In short order, you can clear them out. The idea is to feel them land, not bite you.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:45 PM   #22
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Since you don't want to spray inside, don't- but I highly recommend spraying the outside of the rig around entry points. If you use a contact-kill spray, it gets 'em at the first place they land. I've found it to be very effective in reducing the number that get in, and haven't seen any damage to fiberglass or screening from the spray.
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Two different subjects. How to attract mosquitoes is another subject.
How to rid the RV of Mosquitoes is the topic. That link contains quite a bit of useful information. Perhaps the best is to place a fan blowing across the doorway to keep them from entering the RV. I like the one that causes mosquitoes to explode after eating the bait.
The "bug-zappers" should be placed in your neighbors back yard_not yours.
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I have bad blood, they do not bite me. Seriously. Makes DW furious. She thinks I send them all over to her.
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I have bad blood, they do not bite me. Seriously. Makes DW furious. She thinks I send them all over to her.


If mosquitos don't bite you, how do they know your blood is "bad", Wayne?

Since mosquitos are actually attracted by the carbon dioxide mammals exhale, I think it's more likely that what you have is bad...well, you know...
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I found a very small "6 inch tall" bug zapper at wallyworld about 5 years ago. I just set on dash in front of guage pod and leave on 24/7 for those little invaders!!!!
I considered one of those, but wasn't sure it was safe to use indoors. So I googled it. Several sites say not to... the reason that stopped me was that zapping them turns any disease that they may be carrying into an aerosol. You could contract West Nile Virus from zapped bugs.
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I don't like bug zappers due to their tendency to actually attract more bugs to the area....who needs more than are already there?
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I know one thing for sure, DONT use anything scented. No perfumes, colognes, etc. Even things like lotion and some soaps have scent to them, they come after me 3 times to 1 when I don't wear cologne or put hand lotion on my arms and legs.

Avon has a product that naturally repels as well called Skin So Soft.

Doesn't kill, but it does help keep them from biting.

Good luck and let us know what worked best for you.
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