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Tick removal tool

Post by Boo » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:33 am

I haven't had a whole lot of ticks attach themselves to me but I've had enough to want a good tool to remove them. I thought the best I've ever used was the Tick Key but the Tick Twister is far, far better. Now anyone, even my wife can easily and very quickly remove embedded ticks!
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by Hi5 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:40 am

Where I live we infrequently get ticks. I like the idea behind that device, though.

Do you think it could be redesigned as a scaled up model? Might it work to get rid of Trudeau?
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by Boo » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:18 pm

Hi5 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:40 am
Where I live we infrequently get ticks. I like the idea behind that device, though.

Do you think it could be redesigned as a scaled up model? Might it work to get rid of Trudeau?
A tool already exist, an election! :thumbup:
A scaled up model would be a crowbar to pry his butt off his throne! But.....I sure hope Scheer doesn't whip his MPs into the partly line and allow them to do what their constituents want them to do :eusa-naughty: Funny as it may seem, that is their job!
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by Farmer » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:59 am

A bigger one for Trudeau would be nice ! LOL Good find Don ! I hate the darn thing and this year has been bad for them

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Post by nchunterkw » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:23 pm

I have used the Trix Tick Lasso for years. Works great and you can buy them in multi packs on Amazon.

Also, please refer to this old thread I posted last year with some good Tick resources in case you get bit.

https://www.excaliburcrossbow.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=69138&p=672788&hilit=tick#p672788
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by gerald strine » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:03 pm

Thank you for the tip Boo mine came in the mail today these are cheep on e bay i got 2 double packs one to keep at home and one to keep in the glove box in case I am away.
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by xcaliber » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:23 pm

Thanks Boo, looks like a great tool to have handy!
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by mfh » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:29 pm

That looks like a winner and similar to the one we use. Being in Virginia, I pull at least a dozen ticks a year (myself, kids, wife, dogs, visitors etc).

We have used "Pro Tick Remedy" for years. Cheap, small and like others - I have them in my pack, the trucks, the house and work.

Below is an article about ticks in general. You can readily buy them online with a google search and amazon.

https://tickinfo.com/protickremedy

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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by XB I GO » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:06 am

We use a gunstock checking tool that looks just like that!

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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by xpert1111 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:19 am

always thought twisting a tick was a no-no//was always taught to pull straight out or risk the head/mouth from separating and staying under the skin???

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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by Boo » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:34 pm

xpert1111 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:19 am
always thought twisting a tick was a no-no//was always taught to pull straight out or risk the head/mouth from separating and staying under the skin???
I had my reservations about that as well until I had my wife use the tool on a tick embedded in my back. It came out faster!
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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by papa bear1 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:30 pm

Just wet a rag with Hydrogen peroxide , they come loose in seconds and wipe them off... :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup

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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by xcaliber » Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:19 pm

papa bear1 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:30 pm
Just wet a rag with Hydrogen peroxide , they come loose in seconds and wipe them off... :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup

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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by colouredchameleon » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:53 pm

Prevention???

Hunt an area where ticks carrying Lymes is to be expected. Use to depend on tick removel tool after every outing.

Deer are covered thick with them which use to make skinning a deer out a sure bet to have a few close encounters.

However have not had one on me in two years since this stuff. :shh:

https://www.amazon.com/Sawyer-Permethrin-Clothing-Repellent-Aerosol/dp/B07CKH7W7T/ref=pd_sbs_468_5/130-3053162-0638433?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07CKH7W7T&pd_rd_r=4e22f4aa-9f7e-11e9-b782-3df0ea6ee110&pd_rd_w=PNHvI&pd_rd_wg=82Wbb&pf_rd_p=588939de-d3f8-42f1-a3d8-d556eae5797d&pf_rd_r=HZJ8PX7NRJP66SYF9QY0&refRID=HZJ8PX7NRJP66SYF9QY0

Spray Boots and Pants. Let Fully Dry for a day . **** Tick free- Worry free**** :thumbup:

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Re: Tick removal tool

Post by gerald strine » Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:55 am

papa bear1 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:30 pm
Just wet a rag with Hydrogen peroxide , they come loose in seconds and wipe them off... :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup

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Sounds like a great tip I will keep it in mind.
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