How to Make a Simple Fly Trap

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About: My name is Hiyadudez. I make stuff. "The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."

A simple fly trap made from only a plastic bottle, and some cola.

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    Valster

    8 years ago on Introduction

    I did this with a 2 liter soda bottle a few years ago.
    If you have a dog, you have bait, if you get my drift.
    Worked like a charm.
    Thanks for a great Instructable!

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    GeekBeamlafnbear

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    make a smaller hole by getting some paper & using ur origami skills fold it onto a cone &tape it in the sod bottle it works a charm for them smart ones

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    Great for "distracting" bees too - then you can release them safely away from kids. African bees can be quite nasty and unwelcome at picnics and camp-sites.