You need to get covered with ticks to find them!my one search in bismarck last week yielded zero as well
You need to get covered with ticks to find them!my one search in bismarck last week yielded zero as well
Permethrin is a turkey hunter/forager friend. Used it some last year on some work clothes and hunting pants and socks and it really helped, should really do that again as I keep finding ticks. Follow instructions on spray bottle. Picked mine up at scheels but Amazon works too^^^^I'm still having night terrors after turkey hunting this spring......^^^^
This stuff does work. A few years ago I had a work project in the deep woods of Maine and I treated my pants and boots. I only found a couple but the other guys who didn't use it were covered with them.Permethrin is a turkey hunter/forager friend. Used it some last year on some work clothes and hunting pants and socks and it really helped, should really do that again as I keep finding ticks. Follow instructions on spray bottle. Picked mine up at scheels but Amazon works too
They are probably from China . A couple people have died recently in MT from bad morels from somewhere over seas. Serious sicknesses tooI see in the above article you can buy them on Amazon. Has anyone bought or tried any of them from there?
Everything is a carcinogen. Even goretex! Pick your poison, carcinogens or Lyme diseaseThey told us in the Farce to be very careful with that stuff. Seems it's a carcinogen.
Permethrin is a turkey hunter/forager friend. Used it some last year on some work clothes and hunting pants and socks and it really helped, should really do that again as I keep finding ticks. Follow instructions on spray bottle. Picked mine up at scheels but Amazon works too
To make a .5% active ingredient spray using a quart (32 fl oz) of concentrate with 36.8% of the active ingredient, you can mix it with water to create a solution. The calculation is as follows:
To find the cost of 18.39 gallons of spray, we first need to convert the volume from gallons to fluid ounces, as the cost is given in terms of fluid ounces. There are 128 fluid ounces in a gallon, so 18.39 gallons is equivalent to:
- Determine the amount of active ingredient in the concentrate:
- 36.8% of 32 fl oz = 0.368 * 32 fl oz = 11.776 fl oz of active ingredient
- Calculate the amount of water needed to dilute the concentrate to a .5% solution:
- For a .5% solution, the total amount of active ingredient in the final mixture should be 0.5% of the total volume. Let's call the total volume of the final mixture "V".
- The equation to find the total volume "V" is: 0.005 * V = 11.776 fl oz
- Solving for "V": V = 11.776 fl oz / 0.005 = 2355.2 fl oz
- Determine the number of gallons of .5% active ingredient spray:
- Since 1 gallon = 128 fl oz, the total volume in gallons is: 2355.2 fl oz / 128 fl oz/gallon = 18.38671875 gallons
- Therefore, you can make approximately 18.39 gallons of .5% active ingredient spray using a quart of concentrate with 36.8% of the active ingredient in it.
18.39 gallons * 128 fluid ounces/gallon = 2354.72 fluid ounces
Now, we know that 24 fluid ounces of spray costs $17.50. To find the cost of 2354.72 fluid ounces, we can set up a proportion:
24 fluid ounces / $17.50 = 2354.72 fluid ounces / x
Where x is the cost of 2354.72 fluid ounces of spray. Solving for x gives:
x = (2354.72 fluid ounces * $17.50) / 24 fluid ounces x = $17.50 * 98.11333... x = $1718.57
Therefore, 18.39 gallons of the same spray would cost approximately $1718.57.
I smell a potential GROUP BUY opportunity in the works!!!
I already have it for use on my fruit trees bushes, so might as well mix my own spray... That sawyer stuff does have a nicer bottle than I use tho, I have bottle envy!I use permethrin on my boots/shoes and the lower half of my blue jeans. That's enough coverage to significantly reduce the tick problem while walking through the prairie grass around my place.
Some years the ticks are very plentiful at my place. I have literally seen the little buggers crawling up the leg of my jeans on the treated pants, by the time they get to my knee they are in serious distress and soon fall away.
Note, while I too can calculate the proper mix/dilution formulas, I think I spent about $7 on the last bottle of permethrin intended for clothes at my local Walmart. That was about 3 years ago and I still have half of it left. Choose your battles wisely.