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Real Old-Fashioned Fly Swatter
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Real Old-Fashioned Fly Swatter

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Stock Number Item Description Availability Price Sale Price Order Qty
19S15.21 Real Old-Fashioned Fly Swatter
In Stock $7.95  
19S15.30 Bunch of 5 Fly Swatters
In Stock $39.75 $33.20  
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This is the way your grandparents remembered this essential tool of summer. No awful flimsy plastic handle. Wire frame, wood handle, strong mesh with sewn edges. Looks like it will last, and it will. Plus it looks really neat.

Get five at a time. Save about $7 and spread them around to your family and friends.

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4  - 
They're In Trouble!
Reviewed By:   (Zap, ND) 
Fits the hand nicely and looks to control ALL flying pests!

5  - 
The Best
Reviewed By:   (Annapolis, Maryland) 
Without a doubt, the best fly swatter in the world. Looks good. Feels good (At least to the operator. I expect the pesky flies are not too happy about it.) Durable. Only one suggested improvement. Drill a 1/4-inch hole in the handle for a six-inch loop of leather shoestring to hang it in a convenient place. It's nice enough to display, and it only works if you can reach it quickly. It seems the word has gotten out, and the flies won't even come in the house anymore.

5  - 
Fly Swatter
Reviewed By:   (Fairmont, West Virginia) 
They look well made, but of course I have not used them yet. I want to give them a gifts.

5  - 
The Real Thing
Reviewed By:   (Corpus Christi, TX) 
We LOVE LOVE LOVE this fly swatter. The unbelievable junk they pass off as fly swatters nowadays in all department stores is a joke. These flyswatters are built durably and they WORK, the flies cannot feel the swatter coming.

4  - 
If It Makes Mom Happy...
Reviewed By:   (Selinsgrove, PA) 
I gave my dad a copy of the Garrett Wade catalog a while ago because I thought he'd enjoy looking through the tools and wouldn't you know my mother got a hold of it and fell in love with these old-timey fly swatters. I was pretty skeptical but I ordered her two for Mother's Day because she so rarely wants something eccentric like this. She loves them because they remind of her of the kind they had when she was a kid (she's only 52 so I'm not sure why she thinks she grew up in the Depression). I have to admit that they do look a heck of a lot cooler than the plastic ones and they appear to be well made. However, I wouldn't want one myself because you can't easily hang them on a hook and I don't want something with bug guts on it lying around. I haven't seen them in action but I also wonder about how well they'll work because they don't seem to have the flexibility of the plastic ones. Lastly, the price was an issue for me. At first, I didn't think it was too high because it's only $8 per swatter. But Mom wanted one for inside and one for out on the porch. Then the shipping was $9.50 which seemed really steep for two items that are as light as feathers. So at the end of the day, I paid $26 for two fly swatters that may or may not work as well as the 99 cent ones at the grocery store.

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