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Offline Buzzen

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Is this true?
« on: May 12, 2009, 11:18:26 PM »
I read somewhere that a tyvek suit is sting proof,  anyone have experience using one?  The only thing I've used tyvek for is building wrap in my construction job.  Doesn't seem like it would stop a stinger.

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Re: Is this true?
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2009, 11:21:28 PM »
it is a good bee suit but get hot because no wind can pass through it, aw and you can be stung using one, mostly around the arms when you bend them  :evil: other than that they do find but are hot like crazy
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Re: Is this true?
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2009, 11:30:56 PM »
I haven't used one, but I have no doubt that "hot like crazy" is the word. yikes!

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Re: Is this true?
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2009, 12:16:10 AM »
I have used them when spraying paint and you will sweat buckets unless you're in Seattle today.  Really like wearing plastic rain jacket and pants.

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Re: Is this true?
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2009, 12:52:59 AM »
I got two of these suit and they are hot

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Re: Is this true?
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2009, 02:05:20 AM »
I took several stings to my tyvek suit today... most of the stingers went in sideways, none of them got me.  I usually just wear it so I don't have to worry about wearing dark colored clothes... but I was glad I had it on today since my girls were sure in a pissy mood today.  I guess it's because it's been so rainy lately and they are much lower than I think they should be on stores.

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Re: Is this true?
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2009, 12:25:22 PM »
I have a tyvek suit that I use when the girls are cranky and I must get into the hives.  As others have said, it's very hot, but it provides a good amount of protection.