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    Quote Originally Posted by shhQuiet View Post
    I second the use of permethrin. It repels and kills and it's odorless.
    Didn't know that??
    Problem is getting it here in Hawaii! No one sells it and no one ships it here.. Pretty much stuck with off and won't be using that anytime soon. My daughter will be sleeping in it at times so rather not use off at all.
    Who sells Permethrin? Walmart?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryDaddyBird View Post
    Didn't know that??
    Problem is getting it here in Hawaii! No one sells it and no one ships it here.. Pretty much stuck with off and won't be using that anytime soon. My daughter will be sleeping in it at times so rather not use off at all.
    Who sells Permethrin? Walmart?
    http://www.sawyer.com/where-retail.html

    This is one brand but there are many

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    HH Expedition Zip & UL Backpacker Mosquito Problem!

    You can just spray a light coat on the bottom outside of the hammock and your problem will be solved. I do that and it's very effective. For clothes I prefer to soak but hammock and other gear is better just sprayed lightly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dkurfiss View Post
    http://www.sawyer.com/where-retail.html

    This is one brand but there are many
    Thanks for the link!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pizza View Post
    You can just spray a light coat on the bottom outside of the hammock and your problem will be solved. I do that and it's very effective. For clothes I prefer to soak but hammock and other gear is better just sprayed lightly.
    Ok Sounds good! Will try it if I can find it.

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    Ordered it on amazon. Hoping it works well. Looks like its used by most folks here!

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    A solution for the short term, until you treat with Permethrin, may be to wear a shirt to bed. I find that, even if I haven't treated recently, an athletic shirt worn to bed (so as to be as breathable as possible) keeps the skeeters from biting me. The offset of the weaves prevents them from being able to stick through the interstices of the fabric.

    Hope it helps!
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    I will try that out. Sounds good.

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    A light bed sheet doubled should work fine. Just lay on it. Hennessy's jungle hammock is a Two layer thing, from what I recall. You wouldnt have to sew anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chiefstryker View Post
    such as the buginator by BIAS. http://www.buttinasling.com/buginator.html But the issue with this is that it would cut down on air flow and being able to see out of your hammock.

    I hope that this helps.
    I think a bigger issue with ordering anything from BIAS is that Brian takes weeks to get his products shipped with zero communication coming out of his workshop, unless of course you spend time chasing him down through email. He's even quicker to respond once you request a refund.

    Ordering from BIAS is almost as slow as ordering from OES. Almost.
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