Stinger 15-Watt Bug Zapper


Stinger 15-Watt Bug Zapper

Please don’t use these. They do far more harm than good. https://hortnews.extension.iastate.edu/1996/6-14-1996/bugzapper.html

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Ok so what’s your alternative besides your articles to avoid bug zappers?

great. one of them dang mosquito huggers

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This article originally appeared in the June 14, 1996 issue, p. 97.

UV light is more likely to attract then black light, the study was done near a river which doesn’t affect a ton of people near cities or non bodies of water and doesn’t sound like this one is super loud

No alternative??? No thanks I’ll stick with no bugs

I ordered three. I thought they would plug into an outdoor outlet via a prong. Not the case. They are pretty big, have to hang from a tree, as the chemical attractant, enclosed, is attached to the bottom of the Zapper, so putting it on the ground is not recommended. They have a 12 inch cable that you attach to an extension cord strapped to the tree branch it hangs from. So I had to order three extension cords. Just so you know.