Is your sticky mess the oil concoction your placed on top of the epoxy or is the epoxy uncured underneath?
Either way, I'd remove all the oil on those spots with a putty knife and rags. Then clean and sand the epoxy to roughen up so the…"
"Hi Bennett. Thanks for the reply. The epoxied areas are indeed going to be exposed to sun. I'm thinking about hitting those spots with some flat spar varnish. I don't know if that will cure on the sticky epoxy or just make things…"
"Hey Carl the oil obviously wont soak into the epoxied areas. Thus leaving you with a nasty sticky oil residue. Depending on their size and location you may be fine with leaving them bare. I would worry about UV breakdown though if…"