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Care Plus Midge Net

Care Plus Midge Net


Postby willsdad » Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:56 pm

Has anyone come across these before?

http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/care-plu ... lsrc=aw.ds

Are they worth spending money on or is the mesh to 'big' for the wee vampires?

Thought, cut down slightly, it might be a handy addition to my summer MLD TS set-up.
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Re: Care Plus Midge Net

Postby crfishwick » Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:33 pm

willsdad wrote:Has anyone come across these before?

http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/care-plu ... lsrc=aw.ds

Are they worth spending money on or is the mesh to 'big' for the wee vampires?

Thought, cut down slightly, it might be a handy addition to my summer MLD TS set-up.


£38 :shock: Better to get some window netting and make your own :lol: Easy enough.
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Re: Care Plus Midge Net

Postby willsdad » Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:09 pm

'£38 :shock: Better to get some window netting and make your own :lol: Easy enough.'


£38 is still a bargain compared to MLD and Oookworks nests. As long as it keeps the midge out.
Pricing up the proper midge netting would still come in around that price but then I'd need to cut n sew.
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Re: Care Plus Midge Net

Postby Mal Grey » Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:59 pm

Care Plus stuff is good quality, and if they and Cotswolds are claiming its fine enough for midges, as they clearly are, I'm sure it will be.
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Re: Care Plus Midge Net

Postby mrssanta » Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:40 pm

if you do fancy sewing this stuff is good.
http://www.pennineoutdoor.co.uk/fabrics ... ct-netting
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Re: Care Plus Midge Net

Postby willsdad » Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:40 pm

mrssanta wrote:if you do fancy sewing this stuff is good.
<span class="skimlinks-unlinked">http://www.pennineoutdoor.co.uk/fabrics</span> ... ct-netting


Hi, yes I had priced up all the material from there to make my own nest. To do a good job it would probably be about £60. The Care Plus bell will be easier and cheaper IF it keeps out the midge.

Looks like I may need to be the guinea pig :roll:
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Re: Care Plus Midge Net

Postby willsdad » Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:57 pm

Gone for this instead:

http://www.purpleturtle.co.uk/acatalog/ ... ml#SID=476

Cheaper, lighter and finer netting to keep midge out.
A bit of fiddly sewing to do. Fingers crossed it works.
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