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Offline Trevorc

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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #15 on: January 10, 2019, 06:34:23 PM »
My wife sucks them up into the vacuum cleaner then blocks the exit hole in the hope they will suffocate!! :headscratch:
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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2019, 07:09:25 PM »
Oh yeah Prof. (Ret.) two flat rocks works well also  :lolb: :lolb:

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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2019, 10:07:25 PM »
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My wife sucks them up into the vacuum cleaner then blocks the exit hole in the hope they will suffocate!! :headscratch:

They do not survive a trip into the vacuum cleaner - so no need for blocking the exit.

I never kill the spiders if I in any way can avoid it (no dangerous type her in DK) - ants are a completely different matter.

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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2019, 10:08:50 PM »
Oh yeah Prof. (Ret.) two flat rocks works well also  :lolb: :lolb:

Cletus  8)
Two round rocks work too, just need better aim!   :ROFL:

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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2019, 11:01:06 PM »
Right after the boat shed was built, I was putting up a strong back, and the shed became LOADED with crickets.   Until!   all of a sudden it wasn't     Wolf spiders!...big uns.

25mm or maybe a bit bigger...had one big guy who hung out for a couple of weeks...I got in the habbit of calling him "Bubba"....until he reared up and showed me his fangs one evening as I was setting up to plane a board on the bench.....My mallet took care of that attitude problem.....
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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2019, 07:08:12 PM »
My mallet took care of that attitude problem.....

At 25mm-ish that probably made quite a mess.  I hope it wasn't on the board you were going to plane.

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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2019, 09:34:57 PM »
My mallet took care of that attitude problem.....

At 25mm-ish that probably made quite a mess.  I hope it wasn't on the board you were going to plane.

Don
Nope permanent impression on the bench though
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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2019, 10:43:18 PM »
When my shop was in the basement, having had a snake crawl across my feet was one reason I wanted out.
Spiders dropping down from the ceiling was another.

Too often, I would go to the basement, turn on the lights, and see some huge hairy thing scurry away.
And it wasn't one of Chris' elves trying to screw with me. My secret recipe for 'Chris Elf Be-Gone' has never failed.
(I'm currently working on removing 'Elf' from that title.)

I wish I hadn't remembered the snake. I have too many stories regarding snakes. Including saving a buddy's life after he got hit by a water moccasin (cottonmouth).
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Re: Creepy crawlies and other nasty arachnids
« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2019, 11:11:39 PM »
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And it wasn't one of Chris' elves trying to screw with me. My secret recipe for 'Chris Elf Be-Gone' has never failed.
(I'm currently working on removing 'Elf' from that title.)
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