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Old 30-06-2016, 19:33   #46
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Re: How To Eradicate My Sailboat Of Spiders

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Starbrite Spider Away

Works GREAT and is non toxic so you can use it anywhere, galley, sleeping berth, around pets, etc.

It is a repellent, not a poison. Oil of peppermint active ingredient with a bit of vinegar in water. You can make a version yourself, I did, but prefer to just buy it. Spray o a spider on a web and it will bolt like a cattle prod went up its ass.

I use liberally early in the season and touch up as needed. If a bad year might buy another bottle late in summer. Again, it is completely safe so no worries about washing off in rain and getting in the waterways where a poison with kill crucial small critters. If it blows back on your face in a breeze, no worries. Spray the cabin liner above your sleeping berth, no worries. I also spray around the edges of hatches and drawers.

Can't recommend it enough.

I've used it. But the smell repels me also 😬


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Re: How To Eradicate My Sailboat Of Spiders

Get a pet Gecko.
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Re: How To Eradicate My Sailboat Of Spiders

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essence of horse chestnuts (conkers)
Im very glad you explained what horse chestnuts were by putting conkers in parentheses, because I had no idea what horse chestnuts were.
Course I have no idea what conkers are either.
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