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Old 09-27-2004, 06:53 PM
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Found a great way to keep my boots outside, protected from bugs, and scent free at the same time.

-I cut 2 pieces of 2" PVC to 24" length then cut a point on one end with a bandsaw.
-Hammered the 2 pieces into the ground
-Fill the PVC with fresh Baking Soda
-Turn your boots upside down on the PVC to keep them off the ground, keep bugs out of them, and keep them scent free.


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Old 09-27-2004, 06:59 PM
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What about rain and the damaging rays of the sun? I think the bugs could still get in them too.
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Old 09-27-2004, 07:02 PM
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Well I must say HAZCON that is one good idea. It definatley will work good for me because I use plain rubber boots. Don't care if theres bugs in my boots or not. Thats what my socks are for. Great idea, im going to give it a try.
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Old 09-27-2004, 07:06 PM
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My boots are neoprene and rubber - set the posts in the ground below some pine trees so its shaded all the time and since they're upside down, rain won't bother them. Being 6 or more inches off the ground will keep bugs from climbing up them and spiders won't want to keep a web in a bottom opening - they'd prefer top opening or side.
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Old 09-27-2004, 07:13 PM
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The baking soda is going to absorb ground water. Condensation will build up on the inside of the pipe also. Your boot will be wet, if not moldy. Keep trieng though new inventions are great. I would say you would need air flow to be outside, Maybe a cap on the bottom and some holes in the pipe, above ground level for ventalation. Good Idea though. Have to keep thinking about them darn bugs.[:'(]
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Old 09-27-2004, 07:20 PM
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The baking soda is going to absorb ground water. Condensation will build up on the inside of the pipe also. Your boot will be wet, if not moldy.
If you say so. Been out there 2 days and the baking soda is still powdery - no mold.
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Old 09-28-2004, 09:06 PM
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What about when it rains?
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