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Old 07-27-2008, 01:55 AM
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does this work, and does it scare deer?

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Old 07-27-2008, 06:06 AM
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i just bought one last week and used it on our deck @ dusk and yes it works.
As for scaring the deer, I'll let you know after the season??!![&:]
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Old 07-27-2008, 06:22 AM
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I wouldn't go in the woods without one. I've had deer right underneath me , heck maybe it attracts them. It's worth its weight in gold.
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Old 07-27-2008, 06:49 AM
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it definitely works. as far as scaring deer. i'm not sure. i've never heard a deer blow at me or heard one run off while using the thermacell. i'm sure that it is a lot less alarming to deer than any good mesquito repellant that i've used.
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Old 07-27-2008, 07:16 AM
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It works great for early season when the mosquitos are bad! I have seen deer with it burning up with me in my tree stand.
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Old 07-27-2008, 07:51 AM
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I got one about a week ago and I've been very impressed. Used it yeasterday morning eating breakfast on my back deck (uaually a bite fest for skeeters) and it worked great. I took the pad out after using it for an hour and sealed it in a ziplock. It's still blue so I think I can reuse it. The package says it's good till it's white, so... I've been told it has no effect on deer. I'll find that out first day of bow season.
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Old 07-27-2008, 07:57 AM
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I won't go into the woods without it....I was so thick headed for a year after my sister told me about hers, i hunted without it, just didn't feel the need, then i broke down, i now have 3, lol....I haven't spooked any deer with mine to my knowledge...maybe one day they'll associate humans with the smell, but it's still fairly new and i just don't think they've put it together yet...JMHO

A lil trick is when the pads get white, i mean white white, i like to pour some doe in heat on the pad and let that burn for awhile, or even put the bottle on it and set it out about 25-30 yds from ya......
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Old 07-27-2008, 11:02 AM
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It does what it says!! I have used one for several years and have had nothing but success. As far as wether it puts off odor I think it does but you have to really be tring to smell it. I look at it this way if you are swatting bugs while in the stand you are going to be seen anyway.
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Old 07-27-2008, 11:24 AM
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I think you get the idea... they work fine.
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:02 PM
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It definitely works at keeping the bugs away.
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