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Old 03-26-2022, 10:41 PM   #1
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Beetles. Ever get them ?

So, I was smoking a bunch of seconds the other day, whilst I was carp fishing. I started thinking, "when was the last time I saw a tobacco beetle, or signs thereof. ". So, both me and myself pondered this, and decided it's been a long time. Turn of the century, while boom cigars were phasing out , you could find holes, destruction and once in a box of Flor de Allonse(sp), a whole colony. I haven't seen anything in years. Is everyone fumigating,or other processes to ensure insect death ? Just wondering.
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Old 03-27-2022, 03:38 AM   #2
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Nope, never.
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Old 03-27-2022, 04:31 AM   #3
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Freezing them to -20F will kill them. Last time I had beetles was in the aftermath of Katrina, where my coolers couldn't stay cold enough to prevent them from hatching.
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I had them once. Had to freeze everything. It was a PITA.
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I had them once. Had to freeze everything. It was a PITA.
Yup, around 20 years ago
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Man, I have not seen a discussion about beetles in a Good Long time.

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