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Sandflies/mosquitoes mitigation

More likely now called a sandfry. :joy:

JW :cowboy_hat_face:

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That cant be good for you. :flushed:

JW :cowboy_hat_face:

Probably not but the nzfs deer cullers then the veno hunters done kero daily to keep them away.

gotta die somehow lol may aswell know what caused it. btw deet is fucking nasty stuff and folk spray that shit on heavy.

Bushmans. Doesn’t come off when in the water. In fact it an be a struggle getting it off at all. Strong as so ya prob wouldn’t want to use it daily.

Best answer is what Mathias said. No chemicals or poisons involved. Sometimes the most common sense things are totally overlooked. Protects you from the sun’s harmful rays too & no sunscreen needed either.

JW :cowboy_hat_face:

Deet is great, but keep all pthalate containing preparations well away from PVC plastic, which absorbs them, goes opaque and turns all rubbery. Plastic watch straps, cheap sandshoes and all manner of how sold goods turned to a sticky mess.

Yer…so imagine what it is doing to your body/skin. Can’t be good for you. Get it on your nob, having a piss, & you will know all about it. Fuck the repellent. Best answer is to just cover up. In the hotter summer months with light weight long sleeve shirt & trousers. Lightweight nylon trousers are good in the water when sluice boxing. They dry out pretty quick & your legs are covered. Even wear mesh headgear. You may think you look like a dork, maybe you already are :laughing: but you will be comfy as & no West Coast wave to continually flag the critters away from your face. Both hands on the mining. Maybe one on a beer every now & then. :+1:

JW :cowboy_hat_face:

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The best I’ve found is bushman personal insect repellent. Used it at the lyell and on the west coast and never got bitten. Only applied twice I a day

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ive heard that eating something with garlic in it the night before works. i know ive used it and never been attacked by vampires or werewolves so there may be some truth in it.

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