18935Re: [Hammock Camping] Claytor hammocks -- no no-see-um mesh
- Apr 9, 2008Good idea Rick.
Rick <ra1@...> wrote: Treating the netting with spray permethrin may discourage those pests
from trying to crawl through the netting.
Tom Frazier wrote:
> That about sums up my position. I have no problems with no-see-ums unless it's in the middle of summer in some of our mountain scrub meadows...not sure why that is, but a little citrus bug spray and I have no more issues. Nights in the high country is cold enough that I really don't need bugnetting....but if I were ever stuck in the ground, that would be something else. I guarantee those pesky little bugs will weasel their way through my mosquito netting...but maybe I'll done with my claytor-clone with no-see-um netting. ;o)Working for our customers providing personal growth, team building and leadership development through outdoor adventure.
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> Subject: Re: [Hammock Camping] Claytor hammocks -- no no-see-um mesh
> Funny all these complaints about Claytor using mosquito netting instead
> of no-see-um. I've a Hennessey and it uses no-see-um and I keep wishing
> it was mosquito netting instead. Why? Mosquito netting should be
> lighter. It will also be cooler--allowing more breeze to pass through.
> Finally, where I hike and camp, we have some biting midges with
> impressively long proboscises providing impressively lingering welts,
> but they never seem to crawl through mosquito mesh even though I know
> they are small enough to do so. So, a lot of all this depends on where
> you are and who your enemies are.
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