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Ticks, chiggers, gnats, and mosquitoes can ruin outdoor fun and turn a hunting or camping trip into a nightmare. You’ll see lots of advertisements for insect repellents, yet those chemical deflectors don’t work the same on skin and clothing. The Military determined long ago that the best insect repellent for clothing is permethrin, while DEET remains the number-one product for skin applications. Robinson Outdoors (the ScentBlocker folks) has developed products specifically for these differing situations with BugBlocker. Here’s what you need to know for a safe and enjoyable time outdoors.

Insect repellent requires different applications for skin and clothing.  BugBlocker offers both.
Insect repellent requires different applications for skin and clothing. BugBlocker offers both.

ScentBlocker, brings two specially formulated insect repellents developed to provide long lasting, multi-species protection. Both have been extensively tested from the swamps of southern Florida to Alaska’s northern reaches. These two new sportsmen’s strength products contain no added fragrances or additional scents. Both  formulas are packaged in premium containers that feature a twist lock cap to prevent accidental discharge, and spray upside down.

Bug Blocker for Ticks >with Permethrin kills and repels ticks that may carry Lyme disease and other biting insects such as
chiggers and mosquitoes.  Bug Blocker for Ticks can be applied to clothing, tents, packs, and sleeping bags but should not be used on skin. When applied to clothing and gear, Bug Blocker for Ticks is effective for two weeks.

Bug Blocker for Mosquitos has ever-effective DEET to repel mosquitoes that may carry West Nile Virus, and it is effective for up to 8 hours.  The special formula contains two additional repellents to repel biting flies and other insects, including black flies, gnats, chiggers, spiders and ticks.

Look for these products at leading sporting good stores and visit robinsonoutdoors.com for more info.

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