Wasp, Dirt Dobbers? - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree2Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 03-08-2013
avenger79's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: WIS
Posts: 1,116
Thanks: 2
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 6
avenger79 is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

not sure about pine sol but I know spiders hate bleach w/ ammonia.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 03-08-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: So.Md
Posts: 233
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
AirborneSF is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

I think I would too, LOL! Tis better than getting 'stung'. I'm going to have to try these things soon, so I'll post what worked best. Again, thank U all! Dave.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 03-08-2013
Harborless's Avatar
Blue Horizons
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
Posts: 1,052
Thanks: 4
Thanked 19 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Harborless is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

Easy, use your boat often. Dirt Dobbers wont use boats that are used often. They prefer boats that sit.
My boat was infested during restoration work. Once I moved aboard however I have had not one instance.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 03-08-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 835
Thanks: 2
Thanked 21 Times in 17 Posts
Rep Power: 2
benesailor is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

In my new marina i have a HUGE spider problem (not to mention the HUGE barn swallow problem). I got tired of dealing with all the spiders and everything that comes with them. On top of this my daughter has a high sensitivity to spider bites. (Blows right up)
While not totally acceptable around here. I spray the perimeter of my boat twice a year with Ortho Home defense. I pay close attention to all the nooks and crannies that little critters like to hide.
After the boat is washed and waxed in the spring. She gets a good spray before she goes in.
I guarantee this will work! No if ands or buts. The people with the pretty powerboats taught me this. Ortho Home Defense MAX Perimeter & Indoor Insect Killer
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 03-08-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 9,316
Thanks: 10
Thanked 151 Times in 137 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Minnewaska will become famous soon enough Minnewaska will become famous soon enough
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

Quote:
Originally Posted by avenger79 View Post
....I know spiders hate bleach w/ ammonia.
Huh? Those fumes will literally kill humans too.
jimgo likes this.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #16  
Old 03-08-2013
itsaboat's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 235
Thanks: 5
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
itsaboat is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

Quote:
Originally Posted by avenger79 View Post
not sure about pine sol but I know spiders hate bleach w/ ammonia.
So do all living things because they combine to make chloramine vapor, which is extremely TOXIC. Please don't mix these two and hang around.
__________________
Pearson 27
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #17  
Old 03-08-2013
NaviGsr's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NYC
Posts: 107
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 6
NaviGsr is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

Quote:
Originally Posted by benesailor View Post
In my new marina i have a HUGE spider problem (not to mention the HUGE barn swallow problem). I got tired of dealing with all the spiders and everything that comes with them. On top of this my daughter has a high sensitivity to spider bites. (Blows right up)
While not totally acceptable around here. I spray the perimeter of my boat twice a year with Ortho Home defense. I pay close attention to all the nooks and crannies that little critters like to hide.
After the boat is washed and waxed in the spring. She gets a good spray before she goes in.
I guarantee this will work! No if ands or buts. The people with the pretty powerboats taught me this. Ortho Home Defense MAX Perimeter & Indoor Insect Killer
Eeek! What marina are you at?
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #18  
Old 03-08-2013
avenger79's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: WIS
Posts: 1,116
Thanks: 2
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 6
avenger79 is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

Guys i lnow bleach and ammonia are toxic
Found out for sure in the army
However there are commercial bleaches avialable
With ammonia
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #19  
Old 03-08-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 9,316
Thanks: 10
Thanked 151 Times in 137 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Minnewaska will become famous soon enough Minnewaska will become famous soon enough
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

Sorry, I have to remain skeptical about any safe mixture of chlorine and ammonia, until I see an example.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #20  
Old 03-08-2013
avenger79's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: WIS
Posts: 1,116
Thanks: 2
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 6
avenger79 is on a distinguished road
Re: Wasp, Dirt Dobbers?

well I stand corrected, I thought as I was writing the original statement about our accident in the Army which was very bad. Thinking nope bad stuff but they sell it on the shelf.

NOPE they don't. you can get bleach or ammonia but not both. I apologize for the confusion
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wasp in Mast/Sail casey1999 General Discussion (sailing related) 21 11-26-2012 01:22 PM
Getting dirt out of Collinite paste wax oomfh Gear & Maintenance 5 05-07-2012 11:43 AM
Wasp deterrent Sublime General Discussion (sailing related) 14 04-12-2011 03:55 PM
Dirty Deeds Done (not so) Dirt Cheap tdw General Discussion (sailing related) 6 10-15-2010 08:06 PM
The Joy of Dirt Boating Dan Dickison Racing Articles 0 07-13-2000 09:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:47 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.