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Forum topic by JKORTE posted 08-14-2018 12:17 AM 434 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JKORTE

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08-14-2018 12:17 AM

I recently purchased a Jack Daniels barrel. I have noticed tiny piles of I guess sawdust on the top of the barrel and on the side piling up along the barrel hoops. I am guess bugs of some sort. Anyone know what they are and how to get rid of the. Thanks

Jeff

-- Jeff, North Carolina


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#1 posted 08-14-2018 12:53 AM

Probably one of these guys. Maybe they’ll fly away after they sober up.:)

-- Aj

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#2 posted 08-14-2018 12:57 AM

Man if u were a bug that only got to eat wood wouldn’t u wanna eat that instead of a rotted tree?
Posting pics of the holes that they are making might help. Baking it can kill them. That’ll depend on how big your oven is tho

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#3 posted 08-14-2018 02:36 AM

Powder post beetles.
Judicious use of insecticide….usually containing boric acid. Do some research on this.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#4 posted 08-14-2018 02:43 AM

LesB is correct. Remove from shop immediately.

https://www.doyourownpestcontrol.com/powderpostbeetles.htm

-- Wuddoc

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#5 posted 08-14-2018 02:08 PM

Thanks for the info. Luckily it is still outside

-- Jeff, North Carolina

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