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Re: [ft-l] Got chiggers?

We had this thread about a year ago. If I recall right permethin is the
repellant of choice rather than DEET, if you can find it. You use it to
treat clothing rather than your skin, so I guess you could use it on your
socks and boots.
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> Well, here's the flip side question for you....how do YOU avoid chiggers?
> Besides NOT HIKING, of course. That's not a valid answer. <G> Went hiking
> again this weekend, dosed my socks and boots heavily with Off, and yet
> got a mess of chiggers again. Any home remedies out there anyone can
> recommend as a preventative? Give me enough ideas, and I'll put together
> article for the Footprint on it.... :)

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