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jackhartjr 07-22-2014 08:37 PM

Powder post beetles?
 
Hi folks, for years I have had bits of insulation and what appears to be bug parts come from the ceiling vents!
I have asked on this forum to no avail.
I have asked my dealer numerous times about it. I always get a, "never heard of it!"
Doing research tonight I came upon articles on 'powder post beetles'!
Looks like that's what I have!
The information I am getting says they can lay dormant in wood for years before hatching!
Has anyone else had this issue, and if so what was the solution where Forest River was concerned?
2006 Flagstaff TT.
Thanks in advance!
Jack










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jgahlhoff 07-27-2014 04:02 PM

Would be nice to have some pics if possible. I'm in the pest control business and can maybe help you but identification is the key. Also is the "frass" coming out like talc powder?? Also body parts, color, are there wings, legs etc. let me know. We get many RV's that have dry wood termites and or powder post beetles.

Ford Idaho 07-27-2014 04:13 PM

Powderpost beetles| Get Rid of Powderpost Beetles

Nasty little buggers!

smith32533 06-12-2018 07:08 PM

wondering what the outcome was with FR. our new unit manufactured in aug 2017, purchased in feb 2018 is beginning to see these beetles


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