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#1692924 - 12/28/09 07:28 AM Thermacell
TnDeer Old Timer
8 Point

Registered: 07/31/99
Posts: 2276
Loc: Englewood, TN

Got one for Christmas. When the time comes, (first of Bow season), how is the best way to hang it ? Do you guys make a bracket or maybe use a coat hanger to hold it in your tree?
Do you spray any kind of scent on it ?
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#1692978 - 12/28/09 08:19 AM Re: Thermacell [Re: J.Maples]
Big Gun
16 Point

Registered: 09/02/00
Posts: 10683
Loc: Bartlett

They sell a holster for it that has a quick snap buckle. I just snap it on the side of the stand.
I love mine, I turkey hunted in the Wolf River bottoms with it and the skeeters never bothered me.

#1693453 - 12/28/09 12:50 PM Re: Thermacell [Re: Big Gun]
16 Point

Registered: 06/22/06
Posts: 13544
Loc: Benton tn. Polk Co.

Big is right, get a holster and strap it to stand or tree. No spray scent needed. If a deer comes in down wind your busted anyway.
You done tooken a wrong turn.

#1694926 - 12/29/09 09:45 AM Re: Thermacell [Re: ]
12 Point

Registered: 08/11/03
Posts: 6612
Loc: Middle TN

 Originally Posted By: IrishJ
Has to be layed flat...............

Not true. Mine works upright or laying flat.
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#1695221 - 12/29/09 12:15 PM Re: Thermacell [Re: Knothead]

Registered: 09/02/09
Posts: 28
Loc: Sparta Tn.

As far as the smell goes, I have been using mine for two years and haven't had a deer spook from it yet! I just use the regular pads, never tried the earth scent. I do hunt at least 25 ft with a bow. Never tried using it on the ground, that might be a problem. The smoke that comes out is hot and it seems to rise keeping out of nose reach. And I also suggest you buy a holster, just hang it from a screw in hook.
#1696217 - 12/29/09 11:39 PM Re: Thermacell [Re: plasticman]
18 Point

Registered: 11/15/02
Posts: 21005
Loc: south fulton

happy Online
i got one for christmas also and cant wait to use it.
ive been with big8's when hes used his and it works great.
also got the carrying bag and extra cartridges with it to
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#1701656 - 01/01/10 04:35 PM Re: Thermacell [Re: rem270]
8 Point

Registered: 12/07/07
Posts: 1961
Loc: TN

They work great. Used mine for the first time last year. Would wait until the biters got so bad I could not stand it. Would turn it on and in a matter of mins they were gone. That little tool is a great addition to the bow hunters box. Like everyone else has stated get the holster it makes it nice to carry and hang
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#1714118 - 01/08/10 07:59 AM Re: Thermacell [Re: J.Maples]

Registered: 01/07/10
Posts: 9
Loc: southwest tennesee

Got mine the first week.I was skeptable,got in my stand,the mozys where tryin to carry me away.Two minuets after I started it they left me alone.I just but mine under my seat,worked good.
#1715206 - 01/08/10 06:55 PM Re: Thermacell [Re: clarcbenny]
16 Point

Registered: 09/01/00
Posts: 16251
Loc: over here

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They do work more efficiently laying flat but hanging is an option.
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#1715318 - 01/08/10 07:42 PM Re: Thermacell [Re: Bowdacious]
Football Hunter

Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 25506
Loc: Wilson Co/Perry Co

love mine
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