Bug-A-Salt 2.0, take arms against flying insects

The Bug-A-Salt 2.0 fires common table salt at house flies. It is much more fun, and effective, than a flyswatter.

I live near the beach, seaweed and dead things attract a lot of flies. Somehow, the flies always know to land in places where I can't hit them with a swatter. I was thrilled when a friend gave me the Bug-A-Salt 2.0 as a fly killing gift. Corners, windows, wherever they land they Bug-A-Salt will end them. I've even popped a few in mid-flight.

This anti-fly weapon is easy to use. Just pour table salt into the reservoir, rack the pump and release the safety. The video gives some good tips, but also mentions that you should not modify the Bug-A-Salt. That seems like an invitation to clever folks, but be careful.

Bug-A-Salt 2.0 via Amazon

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  1. Ratel says:

    Seems like a great way to salt your house, which may not be super-desirable.

    I have one of those electrified racquets, which are great fun, but surprisingly ineffective. A typical, relatively small house fly will just be stunned for a few minutes, then typically walk it off and fly away if you don't find them and give them a few more zaps on the ground. Which is interesting, because I hit myself with it (out of scientific interest) and it burned the fuck out of me through jeans. Fruit flies and mosquitoes go down with one hit, though.

  2. Dude, gotta keep the demons out somehow . . .

  3. Ratel says:

    If if wasn't for demons I wouldn't get any visitors.

  4. To do!

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