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Posted September 18, 2011 - 08:23 PM

Today when cleaning up outside I found several wasps nest's so I picked up a couple of cans of wasp killer, waited till it cooled of, just after sunset when there all in the nest. Before it got to dark I sprayed them, hope I got them all.
When I get stung by a wasp, yellow jackets, I have a reaction so I don't like them.

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 08:39 PM

Be careful around the bees. People can have terrible reaction to bee stings , as you already know. Hopefully you got them all. I remember from science class in high school (this is going back quite sometime ago) that my teacher at the time said that some folks can be stung several times without major problems and then one day be stung and suffer large problems. It must be a build up in our bodies.

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 08:58 PM

Way back when i was around 14yrs. old i was in a corn crib and raked into a huge nest of yellow jackets. One got me in the forearm and needless to say i was soon on the ground down for the count. I had been stung many times before but this one was the killer. My father rushed me 5miles into town to Doc who gave me a shot to save my life. From then on i carry a bee sting kit just in case. Randy G.

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 09:28 PM

WD-40 kills them good too!

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Posted September 18, 2011 - 10:42 PM

WD-40 kills them good too!


im more preferential to the flamethrower

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 01:47 AM

im more preferential to the flamethrower


wd 40 with a bic lighter,then you stand back and say with a smile [bond,james bond]

Edited by rexknightly, September 19, 2011 - 01:57 AM.


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Posted September 19, 2011 - 04:21 AM

Yes,WD-40 does work.It kills wasps,hornets,spiders,etc. But of course it is not environmentally friendly.Even though it is mostly fish oil,it still kills the grass.

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 05:01 AM

I use Spectracide Commercial Wasp & Hornet. Knocks them out of the air and they are done. I get it at Lowes. Been using it for years.

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 05:11 AM

I use the foaming stuff in the can that sprays in a stream. Wilsons I think is the brand I have right now but they all seem to work. I had to do 2 small nests in the wood shed the other day. If you hit the nest directly it is fatal and has worked well for me in the past. I have a screen jacket that I put on when dealing with them just to be safe if they get out and swarm me.

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 07:58 AM

Wasp have been bad around my house this year. it seems everywhere I look there are nest. I was cleaning the gutter last week and stirred up a nest in the very top of the down spout (proof it had been a while since we had rain.)

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 08:46 AM

When I get stung I get MAD! Then I go on a rampaging mission to find as many nests & kill the buggers! So far the stings don't affect me further than swelling some. May change as I age though. I have epinephrine at the milk parlor in case of cow's reacting to shots, so in a worst case scenario, I could give myself a shot to stop a violent reaction. But the bad thing is, the smallest needle I have is 18ga!!!!!!!

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 09:26 AM

When I get stung I get MAD! Then I go on a rampaging mission to find as many nests & kill the buggers! So far the stings don't affect me further than swelling some. May change as I age though. I have epinephrine at the milk parlor in case of cow's reacting to shots, so in a worst case scenario, I could give myself a shot to stop a violent reaction. But the bad thing is, the smallest needle I have is 18ga!!!!!!!

OOCH. I might consider a Bee kit

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 03:16 PM

But the bad thing is, the smallest needle I have is 18ga!!!!!!!



Do we have any volunteers to man up and give the 18 guager a try? :bigrofl:

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 03:37 PM

Do we have any volunteers to man up and give the 18 guager a try? :bigrofl:


We can just catch Alan after a few beers while passed out in a chair. He won't know what hit him....till it's too late!:bigrofl:

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Posted September 19, 2011 - 08:53 PM

What works good is a little bit of gas one one of those hand pump sprayers for spraying weeds. One time I had a BIG nest in an old cars mirror. I waited till it cooled off after dark and took the gas can and just dumped a little bit on them. Graveyard dead on contact. I hate those lil b*stards. Got stung under the arm just the other day by a small bumble bee.




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