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Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D

Item# 168458
Flowtron electronic insect killer eliminates thousands of insect pests daily. Improves the health and quality of life by reducing the spread of infectious diseases and decreasing the annoyance level caused by flying insect pests. 2-year limited warranty. Compatible With Octenol cartridges, Dimensions L x W x H in. 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 16 1/2, Indoor/Outdoor Use Outdoor, Material Type Polycarbonate, Power Source Electric, Assembly Required No, Coverage 1 acre, UL Listed Yes, Product Type Bug zapper, Removal Of Flying insect. Patented high-efficiency, nonclogging killing grid Rugged, weatherproof construction - will not rust, crack or fade Includes 30-day octenol cartridge Operates on only pennies a day Avoids the continuous expense and inconvenience of chemical insecticides
Average Customer Rating:
4.4 out of 5
4.4
 out of 
5
(15 Reviews) 15
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Rating Summary (15 reviews)
5 stars
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14 of 15(93%)would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Questions & Answers:
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Customer Reviews for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Review 1 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Product

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June 2, 2014
By DofCO
from Lakewood, CO
"This is a great light weight excellent product. No assembly. Shipped quickly."
Describe Yourself: Total Beginner
+2points
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Review 2 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Good bug zapper

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March 31, 2013
By pwo51
from Miami,FL
"This is a good bug zapper! It was easy to setup. I hung a hook by an outdoor outlet and plugged it in. I have a screened in pool but I still get some gnats and mosquitoes. I was very surprised at how many dead bug there are. Great price too!"
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+3points
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Review 3 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

works great

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January 16, 2012
By lynch2181
from Franklin, Va
"I bought this to help with a stinkbug invasion and when its dark they are very attracted to it"
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+2points
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Review 4 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer

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June 13, 2011
By Stealth112
from North Carolina
"After ~2 months of use, rate this as an great Product.
For mosquito control I definitely recommend the attractant.
But for general flying pest control all around, this does great with or without attractant.
The Product seems durable, performs well killing a multitude of bugs with the ever satisfying dead bug zzzzzzzaaap sounds. The outer construction is of a durable and somewhat flexible plastic, which is excellent for standing up to weather and even some impact even after dropping it a few times, and having it knocked off its hanger a few times, the unit is the same as it came out of the box, and suffered no ill effects.
Downside is the short cord for a connection, but chances are you will be using an extension cord anyway to keep the unit a distance away from whatever area you are occupying at the time."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+13points
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Review 5 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Flowtron

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June 6, 2011
By mwarwa
"Excellent product, can sit on the deck without gettting bit by bugs. Easy installations and no problems with the product."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+4points
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Review 6 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5

Wrong Light Wavelength

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March 28, 2011
By Scorphitman
from Colorado
"This product emits ultraviolet light, which mosquitoes cannot detect. Mosquitoes hunt by CO2 emission,heat signature or (red) infrared light. The flying insects that are attracted to this ultraviolet light are pollinating insects as most flowering plants have an ultraviolet pattern to direct these insects to the flower. Any mosquito that flies into this "trap" is accidental. Killing pollinating insects is damaging to crops.I wish people would stop buying these pieces of junk. If you want to kill mosquitoes get a CO2 generator and a infrared light."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
-14points
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Review 7 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Bug zapper

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October 19, 2009
By MrBumper
from Killingworth, Ct.
"I purchased two of these units this past Spring. I placed one near the house and one near my barn. They both worked so well that I had to blow out all of the dead bugs from the screen about every 2-3 days. They both killed mosquitos even without the bait. The only bad news is that both units stopped working before the end of the season due to the starter bulb burning out on each unit (within weeks of one another). The good news is that Flowtrons Customer service sent out new starters within a day or two (under warranty). The repair made, and the carnage continued."
Describe Yourself: Professional
+14points
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Review 8 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Bugs Gone

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July 13, 2009
By Anonymous
from Poquoson, VA
"I tried my zapper at first in the Garage with the door open & ended up with about an inch of dead bugs in the morning and a 1,000 more on the ceiling because I shut it off. It attracts them and destroys them. I live in an extremely enriched mosquito environment and it has not let me down."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+6points
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Review 9 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Flowtron Insect Killer

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March 23, 2009
By KAHA
from Colorado
"Performs as described. Reliable, used for 4 seasons of constant use before bulb needed replacement. Easy to clean. Have one each in front and back of house, in wooded mountian area, and has made a noticeable difference in bugs that make it into the house."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+4points
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Review 10 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Flowtron "bugwhacker"

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August 12, 2008
By markmc
from Yazoo City, MS
"A great unit that does just what it's supposed to do - whack bugs! I have a cabin on a lake in Mississippi, and skeeters are horrible at times. I've got this unit hanging under the cabin near an electrical outlet and a water hose. I plug it in at dusk, and in the morning it's absolutely clogged with dead bugs. I simply unplug it and, right or wrong, hose the bugs off with water. It's dry by that evening, and I repeat the process. I like to fish off the dock at night, and the unit makes a noticable difference by attracting a lot of the bugs away from myself.
HIghly recommended.
"
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+7points
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Review 11 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer

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August 11, 2008
By duffy
from Detroit
"Fifty feet from the pool, it is surprising effective, and survived several severe windstorms."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+5points
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Review 12 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Flowtron Insect killer

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August 11, 2008
By oncalldme1
from Lincoln ME
"Works super after the sun sets. Bulb burned out rather quickly."
Describe Yourself: Professional
+3points
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Review 13 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Very nice product

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October 8, 2007
By rlk128
from St Marys, PA
"The electronic insect killer made a difference in the small bug population!"
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
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Review 14 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

good bug light

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July 10, 2007
By mrlynyrd
from South Louisiana
"Good bug light it does the trick, the quality is very good."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
0points
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Review 15 for Flowtron Electronic Insect Killer - 40 Watt, 1-Acre Coverage, Model# BK-40D
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Black fry terminator

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July 10, 2007
By HWebbCSP
from Maine Woods
"I'm very impressed with the unit. Started working the moment I plugged it in and it has significantly eliminated the insect population around my yard. Set on a timer to work during low light and night hours the unit has been effective and has a very limited impact on electrical costs."
Describe Yourself: Professional
+3points
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