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arcticsid

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I think the lil bastards are attracted to the co2 or something from the wine fermenting, they are viscious, I have lived at this cabin for almost 5 yrs and this is far worse than ever and also the first time I had wine going in the spring time. I swear, if I could catch enough of them I would ferment their evil little bodies!!!:D
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You are exactly right Troy. It is the carbon monoxide that is attracting them. It is the same gas we exhale so they have adapted to that being a source of food!! Run for it!! I hear you can hang a dryer sheet from your belt loop and they hate the smell? My wife swears by it.
 

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Troy,
Go to a garden store and look for "ribbon fly paper". String it above whats fermenting and they will stick to it. Also works for fruit flies.
 

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It is C02(Carbon Dioxide we exhale) and also what is produced by fermentation.
 

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I've already went through a box of bird shot, and the lil suckers keep coming, going for the double O buck next. I'l learn 'em.

If nothing else the walls of my cabin have good ventelation. Perhaps I should think about computer repair as long as I have the "tools" out.
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Oops. :mMy bad. I must of been breathing too much exhaust when I typed that. Sniff sniff what is that smell!!:s
 

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Troy I usualy go big myself but in this situation and I cant believe you are going to make me say this but I do think you are a little under powered with a 12 gauge for mosquitos! I think a flame thrower or maybe napalm would be more effective!
 

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I have to agree Wade, my arms look like pickles!!Sum beech, there pretty bad, thats why we call them our unofficial state bird
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Are they bigger there? If so we need pics of the biggest 1 you can find!
 

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Is there any way you can vent the CO2 fermentation discharge to the outside? Get rid of the mosquitoes and the stench.:r
 

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Just give in...

I for one...accept our new Insectnoid overlords...



...not really, I just think it's funny...

Hang in there Troy!

Peace,
Bob
 

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Hey what happened to the pic Gonzo??
What the hey its back!! I may have the same problem as Troy did with the time stamp??
 
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This is where I messed up, I shaved the left side of my head. Oh...the details.:d
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I admit I like the smell of fermentation as well. ::It is an acquired taste.:d
 

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