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Powerful bug zapper that 'vaporizes' mosquitoes is on sale, but you'll have to hurry

Snag this this powerful bug zapper that "definitely kills mosquitoes."

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blue uv light bug zapper outside, friends sitting laughing with bug zapper, Sahara Sailor Bug Zapper
This "Amazon's Choice" bug zapper "vaporizes" mosquitoes, gnats and flies (Photos via Amazon)

While outdoor and backyard get-togethers are one of the best things about summer, the bugs that come with them...not so much.

If you're eager to get outside and enjoy a mosquito and bug-free weekend, Amazon Canada shoppers recommend checking out the Sahara Sailor Bug Zapper.

The powerful bug zapper uses a high-efficiency UV light bulb to attract insects and zap them into oblivion, and right now it's on sale for $34. However, this bug zapper is on sale as a Lightning Deal — meaning it ends when stock sells out.

Save 26%: Sahara Sailor Bug Zapper

Sahara Sailor Bug Zapper with blue light and black handle (Photo via Amazon)
Sahara Sailor Bug Zapper (Photo via Amazon)

$34 $46 at Amazon

The details

The high-voltage pest killer provides reliable indoor/outdoor coverage of up to 960 sq ft, protecting your space this patio season.

The unit uses an 18-watt high-efficiency UV light bulb to attract mosquitoes, flies, moths and other insects and then zaps them dead with its high-voltage grid.

Sahara Sailor's bug zapper emits no smoke, smell, or sound and features a fire-proof, weatherproof and anti-flood design.

What people are saying

Sahara Sailor's electric bug zapper has racked up more than 2,200 reviews and earned itself an "Amazon's Choice" title.

Reviewers say the $34 zapper has "made a big difference" in how they enjoy the great outdoors — and it's "easy to use," to boot.

Sahara Sailor Mosquito Zapper. Photo via Amazon.
Sahara Sailor Mosquito Zapper. Photo via Amazon.

$34 $46 at Amazon

Another reviewer writes the bug zapper is "very effective" and "very powerful." The unit "works brilliantly on mosquitoes," says a third shopper. It's "[larger] than expected" but "hardly uses any power" and "vaporizes" mosquitoes, they add.

While the zapper has earned an average rating of 4.1 stars for being easy to use, easy to clean and lightweight, reviewers say that while powerful, the unit "stopped working" after some time.

The lights "burnt out" within two months, writes one shopper.

It "worked perfectly" at the start, "zapped the annoying flies with ease," however, it "just stopped working" with "no obvious reason why," echos another.

The verdict

The Sahara Sailor Bug Zapper has quickly become a go-to weapon against pesky flies and mosquitoes for Amazon shoppers. With an average rating of 4.1 stars and an "Amazon's Choice" title behind it, reviewers say the powerful zapper "vaporizes" mosquitoes and other insects. However, some reviewers note the zapper's lights "burnt out" faster than they imagined, something to keep in mind when placing your order.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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