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    Dark Giant Horsefly

    Just captured this fella in the house , thought it was a hornet at first when I heard it buzzing and hitting the inside of the window!

    Tabanus sudeticus - Dark Giant Horsefly

    Sorry chap... No blood for you!
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    Holy smoke you'd need your limb amputating if that beasty bit you !

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    [QUOTE=csl;823728]Just captured this fella in the house , thought it was a hornet at first when I heard it buzzing and hitting the inside of the window!

    Tabanus sudeticus - Dark Giant Horsefly

    Sorry chap... No blood for you! [/QUOT

    Blimey Alex!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It must have smelt the royal blood it was after
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    [QUOTE=sikamalc;823737]
    Quote Originally Posted by csl View Post
    Just captured this fella in the house , thought it was a hornet at first when I heard it buzzing and hitting the inside of the window!

    Tabanus sudeticus - Dark Giant Horsefly

    Sorry chap... No blood for you! [/QUOT

    Blimey Alex!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It must have smelt the royal blood it was after
    I had no idea we had royalty amongst us!!
    There are no perfect men in this world ..... Only perfect intentions

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    Quote Originally Posted by sikamalc View Post

    Blimey Alex!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It must have smelt the royal blood it was after
    Senior guide is staying over this weekend... I'll leave it in his room as we know he loves creepy crawlies

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    Quote Originally Posted by csl View Post
    Senior guide is staying over this weekend... I'll leave it in his room as we know he loves creepy crawlies
    Now that did make me chuckle it will have plenty to choose from to bite, and in between that and the snake I can see him getting no sleep at all

    Good luck Alex with the bucks, am out myself with Geoshot and Jans off the site for a couple of bucks. Fingers crossed
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    Cheers Malc, good luck to you guys too!

    Was going to give him an ounce of no. 9's but was concerned about my fixtures and fittings, but a squirt of permethrin at full choke did the job!


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    i'm hoping that's a shot glass

    ...oh god it's not

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    Quote Originally Posted by csl View Post
    Cheers Malc, good luck to you guys too!

    Was going to give him an ounce of no. 9's but was concerned about my fixtures and fittings, but a squirt of permethrin at full choke did the job!


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    perhaps Malc could mount it for you? Full shoulder possibly, you never know, it might make a medal........
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