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Rich Jones
01-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Found this on my porch ceiling the other morning. -18F temps probably had a lot to do with it. Never noticed cobwebs there before, especially in winter. The exhaust for my wood pellet stove is nearby. Would soot cause cobwebs which then frosted up? Everything disappeared in a few hours as the temp rose.http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5544/11811088156_de8509d8be_b.jpg

Canoez
01-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Found this on my porch ceiling the other morning. -18F temps probably had a lot to do with it. Never noticed cobwebs there before, especially in winter. The exhaust for my wood pellet stove is nearby. Would soot cause cobwebs which then frosted up? Everything disappeared in a few hours as the temp rose.http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5544/11811088156_de8509d8be_b.jpg

I'm sure the cobwebs were there before - the frost just makes them much more visible. Remember that moisture is a by-product of combustion. Oh, and don't let your wife see them.

Donn
01-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Pretty neat looking.

Rich Jones
01-06-2014, 09:01 PM
I'm sure the cobwebs were there before - the frost just makes them much more visible. Remember that moisture is a by-product of combustion. Oh, and don't let your wife see them.
She was the one who spotted them!

BrianY
01-06-2014, 09:09 PM
I think I read about those in a Stephen King novel a while back.

It's been nice knowin' ya....are your affairs in order? :(

Tom Montgomery
01-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Most spiders are shy creatures who feast on insects you would consider greater pests.

The frost photo is interesting. But do please leave the little critters alone. If they run out of prey they will relocate on their own.

Rich Jones
01-06-2014, 09:45 PM
Most spiders are shy creatures who feast on insects you would consider greater pests.

The frost photo is interesting. But do please leave the little critters alone. If they run out of prey they will relocate on their own. Judging by the size of those webs, if there were any such thing as Arctic Spiders, I'm afraid that the "prey" would be me!!