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Old 09-22-2007, 07:24 AM
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I was wondering if the thermocell units really work or not. Or if anyone has any ways to beat skeeters. Please help me i,m growing weak from blood loss.
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Old 09-22-2007, 08:30 AM
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Yes, they work. Good.
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Old 09-22-2007, 08:56 AM
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Ican tell you for a fact they work in my part of Fl--Cain't vouch for anybody elses skeeters!!
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Old 09-22-2007, 12:24 PM
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Can you only use them one time and then have to buy more butane and pads? Was wanting to buy some but wasn't for sure what the best method was.
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Old 09-22-2007, 02:34 PM
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Have yet to take it in the woods, but in the back yard it works great. Going to set up another blind on Monday and plan on taking it out then to try.
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Old 09-22-2007, 03:00 PM
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Eat a clove of garlic each day. Just slice it up and eat it. You will still get bit some, not as bad though.
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Old 09-22-2007, 05:22 PM
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i tote 2 Thermacells just in case 1 doesn't work or gets broke. i keep 1 in my gear bag and 1 in my truck (as a back up).
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Old 09-22-2007, 07:01 PM
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This same question was on here a month or so ago. Thermacells work wonderful if there's nota lot ofwind. They can be used multiple times if the pad still has color. Keep a small ziplock to put the pad in after it cools off. The butane cartridge is good as long as you can see the fluid in it. Keep an extra refill with you just in case. Whomever came up with it deserves to be a multi-millionare!



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Old 09-22-2007, 07:38 PM
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Anybody else notice that the cells don't keep their color as long as they used to?
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Old 09-30-2007, 11:01 PM
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one of the patches will last me about as long as im in the stand so i have to change out every time i hunt, but WOW they are amazing. after the 20 min they take to warm up its amazing. here in rural south georgia we grow skeeters like freakin small birds. thermacell prevents most mosquitos from bitin but there are always one or two that get through
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