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What's All the Racket About Handheld Bug Zappers?

Updated on February 26, 2014

Improve Your Swing While Zapping Bugs

Have you seen those bug zapper rackets? They are handheld bug zappers that look like a tennis racquet. And yes, you swing them at bugs and zap! They're toast!

This cool invention lets you control the bug population in your yard and garden by hand selecting the good pests from the bad. Literally, hand selecting them, with your racket! Swing, hit, they're dead.

Keep your lawn and garden free of bad pests while letting the good guys live another day.

Image Credit Courtesy of Amazon: The Executioner Fly Swat Wasp Bug Mosquito Swatter Zapper

Big or Small, Zap 'em All! - Use the Racquet Bug Zapper to Zap the Biggest and Smallest Pests

Dead bug.
Dead bug.

This bug died of unknown causes. No bug zapper was used in his demise, but a handheld zapper will do the trick with bugs this big as well as tiny fruit flies.

So, yes, you can use the zappers indoors to rid your kitchen (and the rest of the house) of those pesky little guys that travel in on fruit and unpack their bags for an extended stay. And you can use the bug zapper racquet for flies and other flying critters that have no business in your home.

The Executioner Fly Swat Wasp Bug Mosquito Swatter Zapper - That's a Mouthful and So Is the Job It Does.

If you live in a buggy area, you know how unpleasant it is to step outside and get eaten alive by mosquitoes or to have flies and wasps ruin a nice picnic or barbeque.

This bug zapper will end those problems. Get your exercise while getting rid of pests!

This racquet comes with the needed alkaline batteries so when it arrives, you'll be ready to go.

Sourcing4U Limited The Executioner Fly Swat Wasp Bug Mosquito Swatter Zapper
Sourcing4U Limited The Executioner Fly Swat Wasp Bug Mosquito Swatter Zapper

Hands down, this is the guy you want. This bug zapper costs about twice as much (at around $18) as many other racket-style bug zappers, but it works. This guy can kill tiny fruit flies where the others leave the tiny buggers laughing and flying away.


No Need for Pesticides

With a racquet bug zapper,

you can stop spraying those stinky bug sprays

around you and your family.

Big ol' bug.
Big ol' bug.

Testimonial About Racquet Zappers

Organic Gardening -- No Chemical Sprays

Mother Earth News reader Raymond Spencer uses his "electric bug zapper" to kill garden pests. He walks through his garden choosing the beetles that feed on his food. His food, not theirs!

He selectively has "killed hundreds of potato beetles, cucumber beetles, squash bugs, Japanese beetles..." leaving behind the "beneficial insects" that do a garden good.

Source: Mother Earth News

Give Yourself a Wide Berth Before Swinging

As with anything you swing through the air,

be sure to give yourself a wide berth before

swinging the handheld bug zapper at bugs.

Let others know what you're doing and ask them

to stay away from you so you

don't accidentally hit anyone with the racquet.

Have you heard of these racquet-style bug zappers?

Have you heard of these racquet-style bug zappers?

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Sound Off About Handheld Bug Zappers - Yay or Nay?

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    • Scarlettohairy profile imageAUTHOR

      Peggy Hazelwood 

      5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      @gottaloveit2: Well, as long as it's not turned on, right?!

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      5 years ago

      I have one of these zappers. Problem is, so does John. He likes to swat me with it, the dog. Anyway, they do, indeed, work.

    • Scarlettohairy profile imageAUTHOR

      Peggy Hazelwood 

      5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      @ChristyZ: This does seem like something guys would love, doesn't it!?

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      5 years ago

      My husband can't live without his bug zapper. I'm a bit scared of it though, lol. I always think I'm going to zap myself by accident.


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