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Bugs in epoxy - Slightly OT *Pic*
By:Tony B
Date: 8/7/2001, 8:41 am

I was checking the other day to see if the epoxy had hardened on the sheer clamps of my Mill Creek 13. Everywhere I poked, I could see that it was hard. Since I'm still pretty new to this kayak building thing, I though I would check the drips on the cool basement floor to see if they had hardened too.

I bent over to poke one of the smaller drips, and saw that a small roach was right next to the drip. On closer inspection I saw that it was actually stuck to the drip, and was still alive. I have no idea how it got stuck there. And no, I had nothing to do with it. I couldn't have glued a live roach to my basement floor if I had spent all night trying.

Of course I had to take a picture. It was so small, I put a penny next to it for scale. The drip was rock hard.

Then I squashed it.

Is this a first, or have others caught roaches trying to drink curing epoxy at night? Maybe I'm on to something.

Messages In This Thread

Bugs in epoxy - Slightly OT *Pic*
Tony B -- 8/7/2001, 8:41 am
My mosquito boat
Jerry K -- 8/9/2001, 1:13 am
Re: Bugs in epoxy - Slightly OT
KenB -- 8/7/2001, 12:46 pm
Re: Bugs in epoxy - Slightly OT
Tony -- 8/8/2001, 12:04 pm
Re:Other wild life in epoxy
Tony -- 8/7/2001, 11:49 am
Skunk spray and racoon poop
Tony B -- 8/7/2001, 2:54 pm
Re: Bugs in epoxy - Slightly OT
Don Beale -- 8/7/2001, 9:46 am
can you see it now? *Pic*
Tony B -- 8/7/2001, 10:32 am
Re: can you see it now?
Dale Frolander -- 8/7/2001, 2:09 pm
Re: can you trip over one?? - O.T.
Chris Swol -- 8/8/2001, 12:21 am
Re: Memories !! O.T. :)
Rehd -- 8/8/2001, 2:16 am
Secret ingrediants? What's in them cookies :D
!RUSS -- 8/8/2001, 12:04 pm
Re: eating bugs (OT)
Don Beale -- 8/9/2001, 7:18 pm
Re: eating bugs (OT)
Rehd -- 8/9/2001, 7:29 pm
Re: Anything chocolate is good! *NM*
Don Beale -- 8/10/2001, 11:43 am
Re: Memories !! O.T. :)
Tony -- 8/8/2001, 11:59 am
Re: Awww... Poor little roach!
Don Beale -- 8/7/2001, 11:14 am