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DoubleLunger

Thermacell Mosquuito Repellent

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Be hearing a lot of good things about this. It's supposedly SCENTFREE and works great. Anyone tried it yet?

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Yes, I own two. I cannot say that they smell as I have used it for archery hunting and no issues with the deers nose. Thats a tough nose to beat.

Overall, I would not go fishing in the morning or evening on the ribver without it.

We also use it on the patio.

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Harvey, do you know how long theyve been around?

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Wow can't believe i never heard of them. I did some research on the web and bowhunters seem to swear by them.

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yes they do would not be in the stand with out one.

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They also have an earth scented repellent pad now if you're at all worried about having a bad scent around from the original pad.

If you're also interested, they make a piece that snaps over the front grill and you can apply your favorite scent to a different pad and it heats, supposedly making it stronger. I have a good friend of mine that used it to go bear hunting and honey to the pad to do a honey burn.

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just picked one up yesterday,even got the holster and 4 refills for it.

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Slinger, what did you have to pay for all that.

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Have never used one for deer but will not go catfishing or bear hunting without one.

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i got it at gander mt the appliance was 24.99 the 4 pack refill 19.99 and the holster was 9.99 so total of $55 i am hoping it will last through bear and archery deer seasons without having to get any more refills for it.

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Each pad usually will last 3-4 hours. From what I've found the pads will loose a little effectiveness after the 3rd hour, but will still repell most of the bugs.

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My brother-in-law, who thinks he knows everything, mocked me incessently when I started using mine on the Fourth of July. He thinks its a big gimmick. I tried to explain to him a few times how it worked and he just shook his head. Then when one mosquito came near him, he really gave me grief. I just ignored him like usual but I get a kick out of it since he's carried on before about how well Citronella candles work. Hello, same concept except a lot better and more effective.

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Keep an eye out for sales at that big Fleet place they run from time to time. I got a super deal on the 4 pak refills there this spring.

The bugs haven't even been close to what they were last year, so I haven't been using up my supply all that much.

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Gonna have to get me one, for sure.

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I would not even consider sitting in astand or a blind without one early in the season.

Wife was even impressed at our latest campfire when she was going to go in due to the bugs, until I broke out the Thermocell, she decided to stay a bit longer.

Mark

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How does it work on those pesky biting black flies?

Thanks,

MJ

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