[Lab] yellow jackets and electricity

Darcy Whyte darcy at siteware.com
Sat Aug 27 15:58:14 EDT 2011

Perhaps this can be DIYed:

I could then just hang the thing near the hole and place some electrodes
right there.

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com> wrote:

> Let's say I have a nasty yellow jacket nest that's starting to cause
> problems.
> I've dealt with these in the past when the next is very exposed but this
> time I only have access to an opening about an inch where they are coming
> and going.
> Has anybody ever tried to put some sort of zapper near an entrance? Seems
> that should be an easy way to get them.
> A trap seems to take long because they only go into it once in a while so
> it takes a long while.
> I figure if I put a couple of electrodes near the hole, they could complete
> the gap.
> If this would work, I wonder how many bugs a couple of D-cells could zap?
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