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I sprayed this 3 years ago when Wasps and Carpenter Bees got bad. Took care of the majority of them. Sprayed again a couple months later and they were gone. Have a few Carpenter Bees popping up now. Going to spray when the weather settles down. THis stuff works.
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Does it require an applicator's license? (I used to have one for personal use.)
 

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If you are a gardener, those wasps play a role in pollination. I don't like them either when they build nests around the house, but I don't try to eliminate every one. Soapy water in a pressure sprayer works well and a challenge when they're flying.
 

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Wasps are good insects...to bad they sting. The carpenter bees are good too. I see them all over my blueberry bushes doing their pollenating job. It's when they head for my shed that we have a problem.
I don't kill any of them if they give me room and stop eating my buildings.
 

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Wasps are good insects...to bad they sting. The carpenter bees are good too. I see them all over my blueberry bushes doing their pollenating job. It's when they head for my shed that we have a problem.
I don't kill any of them if they give me room and stop eating my buildings.
Buy some this
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no mo 🐝
 

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The bees are eating my out buildings so I’m loading 32 S&W long primed cases with a foam meat tray wad, 5 grains of walnut hull tumble media topped with another foam wad. No powder. Max range is about 4 feet in a 3” revolver. I found some magnum primer to try to extend the range a bit farther. Good target practice 😉

I tried 38 cases. Not enough oomph. they would require a powder charge.
 

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Hey there folks. I'm with y'all on things like wasps and horseflies. However, the carpenter bees, while annoying, are pollinators. I don't think they can sting. We need pollinators to live. Best to leave them be... No pun intended! The shotgun trick does sound like fun.

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Hey there folks. I'm with y'all on things like wasps and horseflies. However, the carpenter bees, while annoying, are pollinators. I don't think they can sting. We need pollinators to live. Best to leave them be... No pun intended! The shotgun trick does sound like fun.

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Female carpenter bees sting and they all destroy your wooden structures. I'll kill everyone I see eating my porch.
 

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Member on here (no longer active) got stung by a female carpenter bee in his eye! It was not good.
 

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Member on here (no longer active) got stung by a female carpenter bee in his eye! It was not good.
Yep the female is the only one that does sting.
 
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New way of shooting them. I was in Home Depot and happened upon a box of .22 cal "hammer shot" cartridges. They throw a nice pattern of unburned powder/wadding out of a .22 rifle for a few feet. I got a box as I remembered as a kid we used to shoot flies, etc with them. Should do a job on a bee...but they are all snuggled down in their holes now, I think.
 
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