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Old 20 June 2016, 08:15   #11
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Best product by far is Smidge. Doesn`t smell too bad either alternatively strap a couple of 30 inch industrial fans on yer roof rack. You might need to wear ear plugs for the noise but hey presto! no midgies.
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Old 25 June 2016, 06:50   #12
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Thank You to All of You.

Dear All,

Due to work commitments etc. this is the first time in a while that I've had chance to revisit the forum. However, may I say a big thank you to: -

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for your time and for the fantastic suggestions that you have posted in reply to my thread. You have all given me loads to think about and I'm quite sure that my wife and I will soon be looking forward to our first holiday in Scotland.

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On the subject of Midges.....anyone on here have experience of the Co2 generating Traps??
....I've seen a couple on my travels,but never in use.
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Old 25 June 2016, 12:09   #14
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yes i have in my other hobby of model flying.

do they work?, the short answer is yes but you need to have a lot of them if you have a lot of area to cover, also they need to really be left on all the time for many weeks/months before you notice any difference.

if you want specific info PM me as the model flying clubs around here have a few.
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Old 25 June 2016, 12:45   #15
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I know someone who was involved in building them. At best they claim a 30m working radius. Only the females bite, and they can lay one set of eggs without feeding on blood, so it's really the second season of continuous running you start to notice the improvement, but you can never completely eliminate them.
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There is hardly a household around these parts that doesn't have a midgie machine and theyve had them for years, the truth is ....... they make fugg all difference.
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Old 25 June 2016, 20:40   #17
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There is hardly a household around these parts that doesn't have a midgie machine and theyve had them for years, the truth is ....... they make fugg all difference.

And you would know👍


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Maybe they would work if the midge level wasn't as high.
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Old 26 June 2016, 04:21   #19
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Aye Alan they are certainly swarming this year!! It's the worst for a long time. Cheers


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There is hardly a household around these parts that doesn't have a midgie machine and theyve had them for years, the truth is ....... they make fugg all difference.
Its the outdoor Propane Co2 type unit I was asking about....is that what you're referring to Al?
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