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So the bug-a-salt is pretty awesome

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I know I'm not the only one here that has one but it's probably a top 3 greatest things I've ever bought.  It's legit, works as advertised.  The first thing I grab after I fire up the smoker, or grab a drink and turn the porch light on.  Aim for the abdomen if you shoot at a wasp.

 

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I've got one.  Works like a champ.  Nothing like wounding a fly and blasting the fucker while it's on the ground.

Pretty good at shooting mosquitoes from my leg.  Gotta shoot at an angle though.

Reminds me - I need to lube the gears.

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52 minutes ago, Upgrayedd said:

I've got one.  Works like a champ.  Nothing like wounding a fly and blasting the fucker while it's on the ground.

Just like fuckin Saigon eh slick?

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Mine must be a dud. I have to fire from point blank (like 3-6") to even disorient a common housefly. It's boring as shit and nearly as useless. Give me an Airsoft any day. 

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Mine must be a dud. I have to fire from point blank (like 3-6") to even disorient a common housefly. It's boring as shit and nearly as useless. Give me an Airsoft any day. 
Yeah you got a bad one. That happened with the first one I had. I called them and they sent a new one out for free, no questions asked.

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16 minutes ago, markstanco said:

Did not know you had to do that.  Thanks!

A little Vasoline.  Don't use the lube from the nightstand.  Pro-tip.

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8 hours ago, Prepuce of Doom said:

Mine must be a dud. I have to fire from point blank (like 3-6") to even disorient a common housefly. It's boring as shit and nearly as useless. Give me an Airsoft any day. 

Yeah, mine pretty much sucks. But it's the old original version. Maybe 2.0 is better.

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16 hours ago, G650 said:

My neighbor has one of these. He's shot himself multiple times 

Do you ever make fun of him afterward, or do you think he's poured enough salt on the wound already? 

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Have one.  It is fucking awesome.  Kids got it for me for fathers day last year.  Use it almost daily as we use our back porch almost daily.  Was doing trick shots day one after a few drinks.  Good times.

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Mine must be a dud. I have to fire from point blank (like 3-6") to even disorient a common housefly. It's boring as shit and nearly as useless. Give me an Airsoft any day. 
I had the same experience with mine. I may have to get a new one.

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Love this thing.  I'll sit in the pool and wait for the fucking wasps to land to peacefully get a drink and then blast away.  You do have to get pretty close for a wasp though.  

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8 hours ago, Jimbaround said:

Wait, if you do this in the house, doesn't it get salt everywhere?

This!  I can see the novelty of shooting bugs outside, but where it's really necessary is inside when you have one of those shitty flies bouncing against a window, but then you've got a salty mess to clean up.  I'll take the electric tennis racket thing In that case.

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1 hour ago, NateHitch said:

It's a pinch of salt. You won't even notice it unless you only vacuum your floors twice a month

If twice a month is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

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19 hours ago, ChickenSandwich said:

anyone try the lawn and garden edition?  Just ordered

Been fighting myself over buying one of these things, so I just pulled the trigger on it.  It sounds like it would be a blast, and probably better than shooting the neighbors and their cattle with an AR....like I've heard of others doing😎

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On 9/6/2018 at 9:58 AM, NateHitch said:

Speaking of wives - they don't respond well to being shot in the foot, even from across the room

If my wife got mad for shooting her, I would tell her to stop being so salty. Maybe it's better for my marriage that I don't have one.

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On 9/6/2018 at 11:32 AM, ChickenSandwich said:

anyone try the lawn and garden edition?  Just ordered

Amazon just delivered mine. Of course, the flies just up and disappeared. It's like they know.

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Absolute massacre this morning. Rained all day and the flies congregated under the porch cover. Made a bloody mary and put a peeled banana on a paper plate on the table in the back patio. Wife sipped her coffee and talked about this, that and something or other while I shot the fuck out of some flies. Looked at the laser guide. Wasn't all that interested until I saw that you can calibrate it, will definitely be grabbing one.

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I have a can of beer with just a bit left in the bottom on the patio table. Nail the little fuckers while they try to climb down inside.

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20 hours ago, NateHitch said:

Wife sipped her coffee and talked about this, that and something or other while I shot the fuck out of some flies. 

I like how you yada yada’d over the boring part and cut straight to the meat of the story 

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On 9/5/2018 at 11:45 PM, Prepuce of Doom said:

Mine must be a dud. I have to fire from point blank (like 3-6") to even disorient a common housefly. It's boring as shit and nearly as useless. Give me an Airsoft any day. 

Mine is the same.  I don't even use it anymore.  Killed probably 15 flies the old fashioned way yesterday.

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