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Offline shakerbeeman

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Sticky board
« on: June 14, 2007, 09:31:41 AM »
Is it possible to make a sticky board by applying something to a piece of posterboard or tin that the mites will stick to?

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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2007, 02:32:53 PM »
I read somewhere here that people spray it with Pam cooking spray to make them sticky.
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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2007, 02:46:01 PM »
mineral oil on coroplast works too.
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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2007, 11:00:28 PM »
I have some Pam so will try. I see mineral oil mentioned here elsewhere. Know it's not motor oil. Is it for health aid? Also could you tell me what is coroplast, Robo? Is it key that the background be white? Thank you both for your input.

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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2007, 11:20:02 PM »
Vaseline is what I use. Buy the off brand it's cheaper.
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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2007, 10:31:42 AM »
I have some Pam so will try. I see mineral oil mentioned here elsewhere. Know it's not motor oil. Is it for health aid? Also could you tell me what is coroplast, Robo? Is it key that the background be white? Thank you both for your input.

You can buy mineral oil in the pharmacy, it is used as a laxative.   Coroplast is like plastic corrugated cardboard.  It is used a lot around here for temporary advertisements on street corners (big sales, going out of business, election signs).   I usually stock up the day after election days :-D
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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2007, 11:09:16 AM »
I use pam for my sticky boards because it is so fast and easy to apply.  Just a light coating does the trick.  Have a wonderful day, great life.  Cindi
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Re: Sticky board
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2007, 09:22:12 PM »
Thank you all for the helpful suggestions. Seems like the application of the Pam might be the easiest. I will check my new hives after the necter flow ebbs.

 

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