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semi-reformed sailor
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I use brake cleaner....

Drops them in flight.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
They suck, and I hate them all!!!!



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Posts: 5125 | Location: Texas! | Registered: October 07, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
thin skin can't win
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OP said big blackies.

I suspect he is battling dirt daubers, but on the premise of they are all scary.



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Posts: 8504 | Location: Madison, MS | Registered: December 10, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Lawyers, Guns
and Money
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For yellowjackets, I do the same thing you do. Fill a large, clear glass bowl with hot water, dump it down the hole at about midnight,

Try about a cup or so of diesel fuel down that hole in the evening.... fire optional.


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Posts: 14073 | Location: St. Louis, MO | Registered: April 03, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Happily Retired
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We get those paper nest wasps every once in a while. I just hook up my pressure washer and take them out in just a few minutes.



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Posts: 2858 | Location: Lake of the Ozarks, MO. | Registered: September 05, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I don't battle them any longer, just live and let live,

unless I find a nest on the house, then I shoot it with the water hose and knock it down,
I do hate to clean up mud dauber tunnels



yellow jackets are different, they get a small cup of whatever chemical I have nearby and kilt as soon as possible

one thing I have learned,

apparently skunks like yellow jackets
had a nice sized nest in the ground near my garden,
forgot about it that evening, and went back the next morning to see if they were still there,,

nope, apparently some skunks found the next (guessing it was a skunk, I have lots in this area) dug it up and ate it,
as in the entire nest was gone, nice neat hole, just a few dead yellow jackets around it,



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Posts: 6675 | Location: Beach VA,not VA Beach | Registered: July 17, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Staring back
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Originally posted by lyman:
apparently skunks like yellow jackets

They love honey bees too. They can be quite the problem.


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