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ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« on: July 17, 2010, 09:27:34 AM »
I have been meaning to try one of these for sometime now.

http://www.mosquitorepellent.com/index.asp

After reading just about nothing but good reviews about them online I'm going to go buy one today.

Do you own one or have had the chance to use one?

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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2010, 09:43:46 AM »
Never used anything like that before. I was thinking about getting one of them Off clip on's but man them thangs are expensive. I will continue to perfume myself with deep woods off. That seems to be the only thing besides BP that can tame the swamp.
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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2010, 11:15:22 AM »
Hey AJ I was looking at buying one of them too.

Please let us know what you think of it. If your happy with how it works I don't care what it cost.

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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2010, 01:26:13 PM »
I have used one for 4 years.
I strongly recommend them.
When I have an AC condenser call,I place one on or near the unit.Give it 5 minutes,them start work.
It keeps the mosquitos at bay.
I am in Florida with plenty of mosquitos.
P.S. It is not great in a breeze.
« Last Edit: July 17, 2010, 01:36:22 PM by jumptrout51 »
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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2010, 11:42:27 PM »
Glad to hear your happy with yours jumptrout51.

I picked up one at wal-mart today. I went to pay for it and the lady at the cash register started telling me how good they were. She goes on to tell me she has a sister that lives in Canada and her sister swears by theres.

I got to use it twice today. The first time it was still light out and I was grilling supper. When I started grilling it was windy and there was no bugs, but then the wind died down and the flies come out.

I fired up the ThermaCell and was able to eat my supper outside without the flies bothering me.  O0

I wanted to try it after dark tonight, but the wind was blowing again. So after dark I went out to the garage, turned on the lights and left the door open.

It did not take long for the garage to fill up with mosquitoes!

Once again I fired up the ThermaCell and this time I set it on the bench in my garage directly below a light that was just swarming with mosquitoes.

I went back in the house for ten minutes and when I come back out to the garage the only thing flying around the light was a month.  O0

So far I'm very happy with how it has worked.

I will be taking it with me to the riffle range Sunday as there always seem to be flies under the shooting benches that bite our legs and ankles.

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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2010, 01:46:15 AM »
Sounds awesome!


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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2010, 11:12:32 AM »
I have used one for 4 years.
I strongly recommend them.
When I have an AC condenser call,I place one on or near the unit.Give it 5 minutes,them start work.
It keeps the mosquitos at bay.
I am in Florida with plenty of mosquitos.
P.S. It is not great in a breeze.

Have you been using the same one for four years?
Are they made out of cheap plastic or higher quality plastic?

 

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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2010, 11:45:28 AM »
$22 bucks @ wally world. Not too bad. I was wondering what sort of gas bottle is used for the delivery of the product. I am guessing that the refill contains the product with the propane.  Any thoughts on that? I was reading over testimonials for the product and came across this little ditty: I bought this based on the online reviews. I read the package on the way home and it said repells mosquito's and black flies. I thought wow I hope this works but really didn't believe the flies thing. Well, we got home and turned it on and there were at least 5 mosquito's at 2pm in the afternoon and about 15 flies around our porch. We went inside and came back out about 30 minutes later and there were no flies and no mosquito's it was great! It comes with one butane container and 3 cartridges. It says lasts 12 hours, I thought that meant per cartridge but it means all together. The only bad thing about it is that the refills are almost $9 and that lasts for 12 hours so it would cost you $9 a day at least to keep them off your porch. If you just use it for special occasions like hunting it would be fine but when its an everyday thing it can be expensive but I must say....well worth it!
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Re: ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Appliance
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2010, 01:04:34 PM »
Yep. Same one 4 years. O0
Yep. They are made of high quality cheap plastic. ;D
« Last Edit: July 18, 2010, 01:06:46 PM by jumptrout51 »
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