November 04, 2010
Code Blue's EliminX Stealth Dust is a powder you shake onto your clothing and around your stand or blind. It kills existing human odor and prevents new odors from forming. As a powder, it's perfect for days that are too cold for the use of sprays. Contact: Code Blue Scents, 1-800-653-3334, www.codebluescents.com.
Dead Down Wind's ScentPrevent Powder can be applied to any body part, but it works especially well on your feet and palms. It controls moisture and destroys odor-causing bacteria — perfect for warm-weather and physically demanding bowhunts. Contact: Dead Down Wind, 816/421-4397, www.deaddownwind.com.
Hunter's Specialties' Scent-A-Way Fresh Breath Kit keeps your mouth clean and 100% odor free. Each product contains natural wild mint. First, brush your teeth with the Fluoride Toothpaste. Then gargle with the Fresh Breath Mouth Rinse. In the field, use the Fresh Breath Mints to keep odor-causing bacteria from forming. Contact: Hunter's Specialties, 319/395-0321, www.hunterspec.com.
Ozonics' HR-100 is an electronic device that changes air passing over you into a naturally occurring "cleanser" that both masks and eliminates your odor. It has a run time of four hours on a single charge of the 12-volt battery. It measures 83„4'' x 47„8'' x 33„8'' and weighs 5 lbs. Operation is silent, so you can use it in a treestand or ground blind. Contact: Ozonics, 979/285-2400, www.ozonicshunting.com.
Primos' Silver XP Dryer Sheets rid your clothes of odors created by bacteria as well as outside odors from things like smoke, food, and the dryer itself. Throw a sheet in the dryer with your clothes to eliminate odors that might remain after washing. Contact: Primos Hunting Calls, 1-800-523-2395, www.primos.com.
Tink's Carbon Sack Clothing Storage Container has a coated 200-denier outer shell to prevent outside odors from contaminating your hunting clothes. And activated carbon in the bag adsorbs odors from garments after each hunt. The 25'' x 30'' size gives you room for lots of duds. Contact: Tink's, 1-800-624-5988, www.tinks69.com.
Wildlife Research Center's Scent Killer Field Wipes offer a convenient way to stay scent free when you're in the field or can't shower. The wipes contain an Anti-Odor formula that destroys odor at the source, plus Vitamin E and Aloe to prevent dry skin. Each re-sealable package contains 24 wipes. Contact:Wildlife Research Center, 1-800-873-5873, www.wildlife.com.