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Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« on: January 08, 2017, 07:24:06 pm »
eBay is a source of old products no longer on the shelf for whatever reasons. 

Here are things I bid or bought from eBay that you can't find in the store any longer:

Octagon soap

6-12 Insect repellant....a really, really good thing to have.  Pretty fair amount of that out there you may want to check it out.  It's in my bugout kits.

Insect spray with DDT

A pound of powdered DDT to mix with water for garden spray use (I really wish I had gotten this to save some time in the future).  This stuff just works...I know it hurts the birds but I'm assuming new old stock is grandfathered in???  I wish I had some...my dad was powdered with it nearly his entire stint in the Pacific in WWII and lived into his 80's.



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Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« on: January 08, 2017, 07:24:06 pm »

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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2017, 09:36:35 pm »
I remember seeing 6-12 insect repellent at home when I was a kid. I don't know if I ever used it. Wikipedia says this about it - "Ethylhexanediol, also known as Rutgers 612 or "6-12 repellent," discontinued in the US in 1991 due to evidence of causing developmental defects in animals." I'll stick with DEET.
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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2017, 10:12:04 pm »
I remember seeing 6-12 insect repellent at home when I was a kid. I don't know if I ever used it. Wikipedia says this about it - "Ethylhexanediol, also known as Rutgers 612 or "6-12 repellent," discontinued in the US in 1991 due to evidence of causing developmental defects in animals." I'll stick with DEET.

Yeah...yeah....yeah...I know.  Everyone I know heavily used it when I grew up.  That DEET crap is next to worthless....I'll take my chances...   :o
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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2017, 05:55:11 am »
DEET makes me sick.
Never had a problem with 6-12

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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2017, 07:57:10 am »
Chlordane.    I bought 20# of it before it left the shelves ~'75.   Finally used it all up. 
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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2017, 03:47:13 pm »
Lawn darts, aka Jarts!

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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2017, 04:27:24 pm »
Jarts tag!

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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2017, 05:06:14 pm »
Lawn darts, aka Jarts!

Sorry  :'(  No Lawn Darts or original style Jarts  :'(  Only the new style or "box only" of the originals  :'(
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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2017, 06:46:33 pm »
Pathetic! Who would buy a stupid box?

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Re: Things you can't buy anymore but may find on eBay......
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2017, 11:32:57 am »
How 'bout Mercurochrome and Merthiolate..... I thought they were gone from the market, but you can get it also.....from ebay to Amazon and even CVS on one of them.

I wonder if it's the 'original' formulation?



Pathetic! Who would buy a stupid box?

Shoot, collectors of "things" will sometimes pay big money for original packaging of things long out of production. I saw where one idiot paid hundreds of dollars for an original box that a Superman doll came in.
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