Yellowjacket mischief x 4

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Repairs & Maintenance' started by Anthony Hitchings, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. Anthony Hitchings

    Anthony Hitchings Active Member

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    Mar 2, 2019
    In my used 2003 Aliner Scout

    1. found me a dead yellowjacket in the storage compartment on left rear, behind the converter.

    2. found a tiny starter nest in the frig control panel wiring

    3. found a small nest in the space between front facing wall of Frig and matching wall on cabinet - probably why the former owner sprayed foam between cabinet wall and frig - just enough to block yellow jacket access

    4. found a tiny nest blocking 92% of the bottom of my propane burner tube !!! Actually - it was a lot of charred pieces by the time I knocked it loose. The frig had not been working in LP mode. The "crack pipe" turned out to be clean.

    While the frig space is open I can re-rout the thermostat wiring from the front of the kitchen cabinet to the rear - by the main bed :)
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  2. PopUpSteve

    PopUpSteve Administrator

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    Dec 22, 2002
    Malvern, PA
    They love to find places like those to next. Plus they get to travel and see the world.
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  3. nineoaks2004

    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Oct 15, 2006
    Graceville, Florida
    wasp nests here will pop up overnight, the Hornets take longer but are a lot more dangerous, they love the MH in the area of the awning but a can of the spray that shoots 20 + ft. usually kills them and then a water hose melts the nest.
    A tooth brush will usually clean the nest off, also check the vent for spider webs, spiders love the vents.

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