Beware of insect repellent containing DEET

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Postby Bonish Photo » Mon Apr 28, 2008 3:45 pm

I've found a good way to do it so the DEET doesnt touch my bare skin is to spray a napkin or off wet-wipe style repellent, and then clip it to my jacket or the back of my wide brimmed hat.

That way the DEET is on the piece of fabric and not on myself.

Great info on the plastic stuff and I'll make a mental note of that
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Postby Southern Wolf » Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:38 pm

wildpicture wrote:But keep it away from your fingertips when touching any equipment with plastics. I had my fingerprints "burned" into a camera too on one of my African trips.


that is a good way to prove that a stolen piece of equipment is really yours. All they have to do is match the finger prints.
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