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    Senior Member uncle_ray_ray's Avatar
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    Wbbb 1.1 dl mosquito question

    Has anyone had any experience with mosquitos and the WBBB 1.1 DL hammock? Can they penetrate and bite through the double 1.1 layers? I've had my WBBB since October of last year and haven't had the pleasure of dealing with the insects yet.

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    Senior Member mattyg's Avatar
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    Not yet..........

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    Senior Member bindibadgi's Avatar
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    The blighters have been out in their millions around here.

    Not a single bite on me inside my WBBB 1.1dl.
    It's bad luck to be superstitious.

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    Senior Member TinaLouise's Avatar
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    I've got the even lighter BB 1.0 material in a double and not had any issues with skeeters in my neck of the woods.

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    Senior Member lazy river road's Avatar
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    Ive slept in swarms of skeeters and never have been bitten in my 1.1 dbl. And remember its not just the hammock they have to get throgh but the UQ or pad u use as insulation
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    Senior Member lilricky's Avatar
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    I only had one bad experience with mosquitoes, and that was with my single layer 1.7, quickly learned about permethrin after that. My double 1.0 always protected me.

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    Senior Member Trooper's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by TinaLouise View Post
    I've got the even lighter BB 1.0 material in a double and not had any issues with skeeters in my neck of the woods.
    No problems here either.

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    No problems here. I'm in my hammock now, there are Mosquitos swarming around me as I type this.

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    no bites here either.
    When it seems like the night will last forever
    And there's nothing left to do but count the years
    When the strings of my heart start to sever
    And stones fall from my eyes instead of tears
    I will walk alone by the black muddy river
    And dream me a dream of my own
    -Jerry

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    I use a 1.7 double and my wife a 1.0 double and we skeeter free. I also treat with
    permethrin
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