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If looks could kill.
« on: August 05, 2021, 10:21:23 AM »
I killed it with my eye.  Small black insect.  Sure to happen again.  The technique is learned on the fly.  Mashed into a Corner somewhere in eye fluid never to be seen again.  :( electricuted-smiley
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Re: If looks could kill.
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2021, 11:07:31 AM »
 :D

Cowboy Bob called those almost too small to see but they created a visible swarm noseeums. 

In your eyes and up your nose, they were the scourge of cutting hay. 

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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2021, 11:19:33 AM »
They are a scourge, I hate the little bloodsuckers.
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2021, 12:06:36 PM »
:D

Cowboy Bob called those almost too small to see but they created a visible swarm noseeums.

In your eyes and up your nose, they were the scourge of cutting hay.
No seeums here and they love to come out early morning and evening. I really dislike them as I cant even leave windows open, they get right through screens
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2021, 12:07:04 PM »
For how small they are its surprising but you can feel them biting you
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2021, 12:38:19 PM »
I spend the entire summer with bit up nether regions every year.  I presume chiggers.. Never ever seen one but man do they bite.  One walk thru the woods and its 30 more bites by evening. 
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« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2021, 01:23:23 PM »
Don't have noseeums in my part of Texas.  Amazing, we have everything else!
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2021, 02:32:11 PM »
Mike,

   The chiggers are a mite phase and the native host is a reptile like a snake or turtle. I've heard and tried painting them with clear nail polish understanding that is supposed smother them. I got into them so bad in Dixie County Fla one time I was about ready to get in a 55 gallon barrel of kerosene - and light it.

   Sulphur in your diet, and Grandpa dusted it in his shoes to be absorbed by his skin, helps keep them and skeeters and such away. 
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« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2021, 02:42:12 PM »
Permanone works on chiggers too.  They used to make life miserable.  I may glow in the dark, but keep most bloodsuckers at bay (says the guy that just got over Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever).   :-\

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« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2021, 02:54:30 PM »
If you are ever in a bunch of no see ums, simply hold  your arms up in the air. 
I learned that at one of Customsawyers sawing get together. 
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« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2021, 06:35:01 PM »
Work with no pants and the no-see-ums will stay out of your face. 😂

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« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2021, 08:53:36 PM »
@WV Sawmiller one of our tree planters soaked his sandwiches in insect repellent, figured he would sweat it out. I have no idea if it worked or whether he is still alive. :D
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« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2021, 03:20:58 AM »
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« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2021, 09:45:29 AM »
We call them midges here.

And you got'm in Texas to. :D


That one is 800  miles from me, all we got is deer flys, buffalo knats, and every other kind of biting, stinging, poisonous, stickers, that exist, but no noseeums.  Yet.
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