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  • Bombproof Shop Storage - Miter Saw Station Base

    A really outstanding presentation. I see a great deal of experience doing this type of work which means you can make it look easy since you are not passing along the learning curve. I would be in more of a Laurel and Hardy scenario with this project, but I really enjoy seeing a pro work his trade. The websites for tools and materials is just awesome. Thanks.

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  • PhilippeB15 commented on MikkelHMikkelsen's instructable SELF-SUFFICIENT DOME7 months ago
    SELF-SUFFICIENT DOME

    A really great project. Thank you for sharing so many great ideas. It does pay to have a large helpful family. Something many of us never had or lost. I would love to see you finish the aquaponics system. With your Arduino expert it could be an automatic feed and pump. Chickens love fish meal !!

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  • PhilippeB15 commented on PowellMade's instructable Industrial Fly Trap1 year ago
    Industrial Fly Trap

    Yes they do eat garbage but their diversity is off the charts and they are major vectors of disease. Mosquitoes are flies FYI. Africa has dangerous mosquito born disease. Like malaria and dengue. Hard to deal with them without a more sophisticated trap. They are attracted to CO2 as with dry ice. Not really found everywhere. A small solar battery powered fan at night blowing them from dry ice into bucket with water and oil works. Same for a black light at night. Find the bats in your area if you have them and encourage them to come around with bat houses. They put a whipping on mosquitoes. Other than that get rid of habitat, all sources of water, old tires, buckets, etc Put mosquito fish into ponds or/and use bacteria, B. thurengensis Isralensis, tablets. Will kill larvae. Treatment...

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    Yes they do eat garbage but their diversity is off the charts and they are major vectors of disease. Mosquitoes are flies FYI. Africa has dangerous mosquito born disease. Like malaria and dengue. Hard to deal with them without a more sophisticated trap. They are attracted to CO2 as with dry ice. Not really found everywhere. A small solar battery powered fan at night blowing them from dry ice into bucket with water and oil works. Same for a black light at night. Find the bats in your area if you have them and encourage them to come around with bat houses. They put a whipping on mosquitoes. Other than that get rid of habitat, all sources of water, old tires, buckets, etc Put mosquito fish into ponds or/and use bacteria, B. thurengensis Isralensis, tablets. Will kill larvae. Treatment lasts a month. then you re seed. It is an all out war with them, trust me.

    Sounds like Solenopsis invicta, the red fireant. The hold their victims with their mandibles and sting. I used to run a vector control program for them and used Frito's to bait them after a treatment. Borax is a common ant killer. You could used Fritos with borax to kill them. They also respond to hot dog pieces. The high fat and meat are preferable food. Baiting with some killing component is essential. You must KILL the queen to resolve the problem or the massive breeding program will beat you. They are very temperature dependent for feeding. 75-85 degrees F is best.

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  • PhilippeB15 commented on chrisnotap's instructable Diy Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap1 year ago
    Diy Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap

    Clever, clever. Well done. A better mouse trap.

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  • Open a Padlock with One Paperclip, Nothing Else

    Be grateful someone woke you up. Get solid widow locks. Fences can be breached without picking locks.

    Yo Helen S73. Be grateful someone woke you up to the fact. Get solid window locks, and remember that most fences are not impregnable. As in ladder over and out.

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