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#3209549 - 03/31/13 02:48 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: stik]
Mag
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and gets difficult to find once deer season opens
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#3209552 - 03/31/13 02:50 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: Mag]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: Mag
and gets difficult to find once deer season opens


not at tractor supply. buy the 10% and mix your own.
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#3209727 - 03/31/13 05:29 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: scn]
KANATI McD
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 Originally Posted By: scn
 Originally Posted By: KANATI McD
Good info. What rate do you mix it at?


There was a fairly recent thread in the General Forum that gave the mixing rates. If you can't find it, hopefully one of the guys that know the formula will answer in.

BTW, thank you for the advice on the pilot lights and polyuretahane. We were super careful, and so far haven't had any issues

Good deal. Just wanted to make you aware of it. Flash fires are no joke!

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#3209728 - 03/31/13 05:29 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: stik]
KANATI McD
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 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: KANATI McD
Good info. What rate do you mix it at?


16:1


Thanks stik
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#3209980 - 03/31/13 09:13 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: KANATI McD]
diamond hunter
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Thanks everybody.You are right,seed ticks in July,regulars earlier.
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#3211116 - 04/02/13 07:45 AM Re: permethrin use [Re: diamond hunter]
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If the liquid is 10%, you want to reduce that to 0.5%, so a mixing rate of 20:1 would be safest.
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#3318540 - 08/10/13 07:57 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
If the liquid is 10%, you want to reduce that to 0.5%, so a mixing rate of 20:1 would be safest.


I like a higher mix, 1% seems to work best for me and stays on the clothing longer.

FYI...a 5% solution cream is used to treat scabies, applied once a week, so dont fret over getting a .5% solution on your skin by accident.
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#3318642 - 08/10/13 08:45 PM Re: permethrin use [Re: AT Hiker]
plinker22
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Permethrin-10, TractorSupply.
15 oz of Water to 1 oz of 10% petmethrin give you concentration of .625
Spray on clothes until wet... then allow to completely dry.
Will remain effective through several washings.

This is what I purchased.
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#3318811 - 08/11/13 01:42 AM Re: permethrin use [Re: plinker22]
holstonangler
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How much is a bottle?
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#3318819 - 08/11/13 05:30 AM Re: permethrin use [Re: holstonangler]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: holstonangler
How much is a bottle?


I gave $8 for the bottle at TSC.
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