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Yellow jackets invade car interior!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by beachbum jim, May 2, 2013.

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  2. harrington
    Joined: Jul 22, 2009
    Posts: 421

    from Indiana

  3. Cheese and Rice! :eek:
  4. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
    Posts: 4,357

    el Scotto
    from Tracy, CA

    I need the front and rear glass out of that trifive! :D

  5. I think I'd just have to burn those cars......
  6. MRpants
    Joined: Feb 19, 2010
    Posts: 121

    from pea ridge

    Holy crap.

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  7. Adran
    Joined: Apr 1, 2010
    Posts: 46


    You read the description? They apparently abandon the nest every year, so all ya really gotta do is wait them out, thank God.

    Still might be terrifying cleaning that nest out of there, empty or not. :eek:
  8. malibumonte78
    Joined: Nov 17, 2011
    Posts: 254


    Wow that is crazy! I could use that Bel Air steering wheel, but would hate to be the guy that pulls it!
  9. QuarterLifeCrisis
    Joined: Aug 6, 2011
    Posts: 133

    from NY

    Insanity. The first words that came to mind were "flame thrower".
  10. Flame thrower?!!? They should burn down that whole forest!!!!
  11. Aaaggghhhh!!! Bees!!!!!
  12. 1pickup
    Joined: Feb 20, 2011
    Posts: 970


    The photographer has bigger balls than I do. I wouldn't get that close, or stay long enough to snap a picture.
  13. Teal32
    Joined: Dec 14, 2008
    Posts: 39


    A Yellow Jacket is faster than a John Deere. I know this for a fact.
  14. czuch
    Joined: Sep 23, 2008
    Posts: 2,688

    from vail az

    5 hot cans of carb spray right after dark should do it.
  15. That photo is unbelievable. Must be faked or from some south american jungle. I've never seen a hornet's nest larger than say a Canadian sized football. The queen must be 3 feet long.
  16. big M
    Joined: Mar 22, 2010
    Posts: 709

    big M

    I hauled in a '63 Fairlane wagon about seven years ago on a cool day from a repair shop in Sacramento. The owner said it had a wasp nest in it, which is nothing exciting. Once I got back here and unloaded it with the diesel forklift, whose vibrations must have stirred them up, I found it was more than just paper wasps. The ashtray in the back of the front seat looked like a yellowjacket airport, coming and going. I and a buddy got up courage late that night as it was a chilly evening in November, and cut the vinyl from the back of the seat. The nest was the entire length of the seat, and nearly two feet high. It took three hours of spraying them with old gasoline to finally do them in. They will not fly in the darkness, only in the light.

    Not something I would want to find on a regular basis!

  17. shinysideup
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
    Posts: 1,627

    from ruskin, fl

    Repost,thanks for posting your email.
  18. That was first posted here and went viral online several years back.
  19. That's one way to get a good buzz...
  20. cracker head
    Joined: Oct 7, 2007
    Posts: 968

    cracker head

    and a zero turn Kubota mower.....
  21. Looks like a scene out of "Aliens"!
  22. mustang6147
    Joined: Feb 26, 2010
    Posts: 1,847

    from Kent, Ohio

    Bet the pics where taken with a zoom lense
  23. jesse1980
    Joined: Aug 25, 2010
    Posts: 1,355


    That's just plain out ridiculous.
  24. 62rebel
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
    Posts: 2,816


    my first car (O/T) came from up in the mountains in Virginia, and had been sitting beside a barn for probably five or six years.... we had it towed home, about ten miles, and when my Dad and i started to clean it out, we heard all KINDS of buzzing in that damn thing... we backed off and started looking for the source(s) and found paper wasps, bumblebees, and all kinds of weird winged shit flying in and out of it. we waited until dark, duct taped all the vents, door gaps, cowl, etc except one door, tossed in one of those lockdown bugbomb spray cans and let it sit all night.... next morning, the car was ALMOST silent. we stripped the tape off and started taking out the seats, carpets, etc etc.... there were hundreds of dead and dying wasps and bumblebees, spiders, all kinds of shit including a half dozen gassed mice.....

    worst one for wasps was a rusted out '60 Fairlane a guy gave me for hauling away... the tow driver cussed me out when he dropped it off.
  25. Somebody just posted this earlier in the week.
  26. nope. no way. F that. not worth it.
  27. TERPU
    Joined: Jan 2, 2004
    Posts: 2,271


    That is a brutal truth. Ever tried Ground Hornets?

    Even faster. I was naked as a Jaybird by the time I reached the water trough trying to give them enough clothes to throw them off. I hate Wasps. Bees are ok, Wasps not so much,
  28. TERPU
    Joined: Jan 2, 2004
    Posts: 2,271


    You need to go to Texas and look into old abandoned House walls. I've seen yellow jacket wasps fill up two to three stud bays full. Yep another trip running while throwing off clothes trying to evade them. I hate Wasps.

  29. afaulk
    Joined: Jul 20, 2011
    Posts: 1,191


    Yup and they're faster than a Massey Ferguson too, but they're not faster than this old man. Several got me before I got off the tractor but when I hit the ground, I put it in overdrive! Went back a little later and burned the bastards out, along with about a half acre of pasture lol.
  30. SloppyEggs
    Joined: Jan 10, 2012
    Posts: 197


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