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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I didn't know this existed. I've seen/heard the more common methods of removing ticks over the years but here's a special tool for it that claims to remove it wholly intact every time...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Man, I hate ticks. http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/healthtrending/the-summer-of-ticks-is-coming-and-bringing-these-6-diseases/ar-BByYdd3?li=AA5LBhu&ocid=spartandhp
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    had a few ticks dug into various family members this season - its gonna be bad im afraid - whats the best tick removal tool you have used? tweezers aint cuttin' it
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    1.Consider staying indoors at dawn and dusk,peak mosquito feeding times 2.Avoid scented soaps,lotions, and shampoos 3.Cover your skin as much as possible. 4.Studies have shown mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue. 5'Eliminate standing water in your area,old tires,etc. 6.Keep gutters...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    planning a camping trip this weekend. anyone know of a good tick repellant that is effective? Last year, I had them on me for a couple days. what actually works? Thanks!
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am wondering about all you guys who go into the woods, do you worry about ticks and particularly about lyme disease? what can you do to prevent getting bit, if anything?
  7. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Everyone seems to have their own opinion on how to remove a tick.  Some people just grab it and pull it off, some people use a match and burn it off, some people use tweezers. According to health officials, such as the Centers for Disease Control , the proper way to remove a tick is with...
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    How do "you" remove a tick? Some people use a lighter, or something hot to burn the tick off, some people use a lasso, some people use tweezers. Personally I like the tweezers. But after using a tick removal lasso it seems pretty nice. For those of you that have never used a lasso, its a...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    ID this tick. I found it attached to my leg after a short hiking trip on the deer lease; it was attached to my left calf. The tick was safely removed with the head intact.
  10. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Tick Removal With Tweezers Every field first aid kit should have a pair of fine pointed tweezers. These special tweezers serve a dual purpose roll - they are good for removing small splinters and for tick removal. It is very important that the tick not be crushed while being removed. If the...
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Went on a little hiking trip today (videos will be posted later). When I got home I felt something crawling under my shirt. I reached over my shoulder, pinched what ever it was, had my wife take my shirt off and went to the sink.
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    This is an article/link, I saved, from the old site. http://www.biosci.ohio-state.edu/~acarolog/tickgone.htm
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