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Old 05-29-2011, 11:18 PM   #1
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Question Flyswatter or Fly Tape In The RV ?

I woke up 7am this morning in the Class B with a couple of fly's buzzing around me and could not get back to sleep. I was just wondering which everyone uses.

Flyswatter or Fly Tape? Thanks in advance.
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Old 05-30-2011, 12:28 AM   #2
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The two aren't mutually exclusive. We have used both but are never without a swatter. They drive us crazy and we're about to head out for a month of staying at my FILs little farm in Minnesota. We hook up to electric in the horse barn!

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Might I suggest a capuchin monkey? They are excellent fly catchers -- can even snatch the nasty boogers right out of the air. Sena considers them quite tasty, once the wings have been removed, of course.
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Old 05-30-2011, 05:38 AM   #4
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I woke up 7am this morning in the Class B with a couple of fly's buzzing around me and could not get back to sleep. I was just wondering which everyone uses.

Flyswatter or Fly Tape? Thanks in advance.
we use an electric fly swatter from harbor freight. it fries the flies and other bugs quickly. my first swatter lasted 3 years, my second one only one year.

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Ugh, the electric fly zappers spray the exploded fly parts (and their germs) everywhere; very unsanitary. Many states won't allow them in restaurants or food prep areas.
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Ugh, the electric fly zappers spray the exploded fly parts (and their germs) everywhere; very unsanitary. Many states won't allow them in restaurants or food prep areas.
I like to use both - you don't have to wake up for the fly paper/tape to work and the evening bug hunt with the swatter hones those primeval hunting skills. But, no matter what, the bugs will still find a way to bug you. It is part of camping in nature where there is water and warm weather (one of the reasons I like winter camping best).
I received an Electric zapper for Christmas last year - sure is fun; mine plays 'death' music upon swatting - I use it outside as a novelty.
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Fly swatter here. We have never liked the looks of the strips with the dead bugs hanging around.
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Ugh, the electric fly zappers spray the exploded fly parts (and their germs) everywhere; very unsanitary. Many states won't allow them in restaurants or food prep areas.
most of the time the whole dead fly stays on the screen of my harbor freight swatter to be brushed into the garbage can. sometimes the whole dead fly falls to the floor.
i have never seen a fly explode into parts.
i don't know about dead flying germs, can't be much worse than live flying germs.
i don't have a restaurant to use it in.
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My fly swatter is named Ollie. Otherwise known as a feline. He keeps the moth population under control also.
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Swatter, at 24 ft over all, any fly will be pretty much within reach. Now in a 40 ft, well I'd have to re consider

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Flies? It's skeeter season. My pet peeve, my husband sitting with the swatter offing them in the rat fur while I am trying to watch a movie.
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