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Killing mosquitoes

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This is a project I did several years ago. I have been asked about it a few times and someone (wheel peel) suggested I should post this.

I bought a Stihl back pack sprayer to use for mosquitoes. I use a 50/50 mixture of permethrin and PBO. It is very effective in killing them off on my wooded property.

I realized right away that I was not up to walking around for an hour with this thing on my back. I knew I had to mount it on something and the 355D was the obvious choice. When I did this originally I had a 355D. I revamped it for the X748.

About 15 acres of my property is wooded and I ride down the trails spraying both sides. I also spray our garden, cabin, and house areas. I use 3 tanks, or 9 gallons of mixture. It takes about an hour including rinsing the sprayer out.

During wet years like this one my property was bordering on useless due to mosquitoes. Now we just have a few here and there.


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Great idea, great execution!:fing32:

That would also be handy for those with really long driveways/areas to blow useing a standard back pack blower...........
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