Originally Posted by IDJAY
How long will it be effective? I have never used permethrin but it sounds like a good investment to discourage the bugs. How well does it stick to nylon or polyester? How often do you treat your gear? Or do you just treat your clothes? Some (sgt. rock I think was one) just treated his bug net vs the whole hammock. I suppose if you don't need the net you don't need the permethrin. Sounds like a reasonable idea. New to this. Sounds like I have a bit of research to do. -J
It bonds to fabric. No problems with synthetics. It's advertised to be good through 6 washings. I usually retreat after no more than 4 washings to be safe. It's very effective on ticks and skeeters. I never go out without it.