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Old 09-25-2011, 09:15 PM
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I like the nest for decor as well. A nice addition to a man room.

Like everyone else said wait till a good freeze before you mess around with them. (though taking pot shots at it with a potato gun is quite entertaining)
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:24 AM
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Took some pics of "MY" bald faced hornets nest... the small holes you can barely see are BB gun holes....
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:06 AM
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It is too bad they can be such a nuisance, because they really aid in managing other pests. On to the point, a few factors that can help when dealing with them. Light-colored clothing is a good choice. Beesuits are white because of thermal reasons and white is not a recognized typical 'threat' color. All the animals that would harass them are darker colored. And, as others have mentioned, colder weather is a good time to deal with them. They can still sting, but they need to group up to generate heat and are clumsy and slow without it.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:29 PM
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in NC we put a plastic bag over them,tie bag to branch to seal it off.Then cut branch. spray bug killer in bag,let sit.Keep it in a cool area "shaded" if left in the sun condensation will start and if left to long will destroy nest. I have 2 hanging in the house and 4 out in the barn
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I assume these are what we call white faced hornets. Got stung once and felt like I got hit with a hammer.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:01 PM
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we call them paper hornets cuz of there nest
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