Mosquitoes & Knott

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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by Rythm » 02 Jul 2013, 21:49

No problem if you had a mosquito net and some basic repellant.

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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by JKangas » 02 Jul 2013, 22:45

Much less of a problem than I expected. They respected repellent quite well. My most bitten areas are around my wrist where I did not want to apply DEET next to my GPS. The small f-kers (knots?) were worse but they stayed also away with some repellent.
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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by freno » 03 Jul 2013, 00:00

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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by rahtaaja » 03 Jul 2013, 19:42

There were barely any mosquitoes or gnats compared to what I'm used to or what I expected. But just for the precaution I used a repellant a few times to my hands since I used only t-shirts most of the time.
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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by Mishka_U » 04 Jul 2013, 15:27

Mosqitoes & knott were quite tolerable this year. I was a little surprised when I learned that some repellants work only for mosqitoes and are ignored by those small flies. I avoided using repellants most of the time, but once tried my friend's repellant on Friday when we got into an area full of knott a little below Ravens' base, and it worked fine (its instruction mentioned mosqitoes, small flies and large flies).
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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by Naitzo » 07 Jul 2013, 03:18

Honestly, it's way worse here at home.
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Re: Mosquitoes & Knott

Post by Mrfoss » 11 Jul 2013, 00:23

posted in wrong thread :P

The mosquitoes where annoying in the long run, but not in any way shape or form a problem.
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