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Brad (Raze)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 09:32 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

This is a question to Canadian growers out there; where can I find 250mL jars that are tappered and arent decorated? All I can find are the decorated ones. In a year I've never seen ones that are just clear glass. I dislike not being able to see thru the jar easily, as it makes spotting contams much more difficult.
Any help would be great... I live in Ontario by the way.
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Martaxus (Martaxus)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 12:09 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

You know, I haven't tried too hard on finding these. I've been getting my Mason untapered decorated from Wal-Mart.

I think when I first bought them I looked for undecorated, but found none. Why would you want tapered jars?
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Dirty Wop (Anotherdirtywop)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 12:51 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

"Why would you want tapered jars? "

to get the cakes out silly!
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david (Nikqu2)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 01:42 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i use the decorated ones from wallyworld... seem to work fine for me... seeing is a little harder but if you rotate them up to a light you can see fine...

David
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Brad (Raze)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 05:25 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

My biggest problem was always when I was doing mycillium cultures. It made it impossible to see inside. I dont like the way the decorated glass messes up the vision.
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Micheal Jackson (Myco_Jackson)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 10:29 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm using Bernardin jars from walmart. They're decorated, but I can see in perfectly.
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Imok Urok2 (Imok)
Posted on Friday, October 18, 2002 - 10:56 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

archive material to jars
:)
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me (Dzznuts)
Posted on Saturday, October 19, 2002 - 07:05 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

never even knew they had undecorated jars....
nice to see there are some other people from ontario though.
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the krustinator (Krustyman)
Posted on Saturday, October 19, 2002 - 01:23 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I went to my local Walmart as well and they were sold out due to the current canning season!

I ended up going to Bob Loblaws, or your favorite grocery store. Crappy Tire should carry them as well.
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Micheal Jackson (Myco_Jackson)
Posted on Saturday, October 19, 2002 - 05:20 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Crap Tire does have em, along with all the accessories you need... all kinds of lids, vermiculite, compost, sprayers, humidifiers, vinyl tubing, rubbermaids.
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Brad (Raze)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 02:00 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Canadian Tire and Walmart only seem to have decorated ones going.
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Micheal Jackson (Myco_Jackson)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 03:20 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Try a chemical pharmacy. One near my place has not jars with tapered sides, but with straight sides, which is just as good I guess. I use the really small ones for printing. Perfectly clear, with white plastic lids. Expect to pay a little more though. A couple bucks a piece probably.
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Brad (Raze)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 04:11 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hmm.... I dont know this location well as I just moved here. But if I find any chemical pharmacies arond I'll check into it. For now I'm just using drinking glasses w/ tinfoil.
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NixxoN (N1x_X0n)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 10:29 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

What about humidity gauges in Canada? I was just by zellers and I couldn't find anything, but there gardening section is like one row of bags and thats it. I didn't have time to hit Canadian tire or anywhere else in town. Anyone know of any places that might get em?
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Brad (Raze)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 10:48 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I found one at Ruffin's Pet Centre. It was a cheap thermometer but gave me a good idea of where it was at. I've also seen better ones at Home Hardware that have digital read outs for humidity and temp.

As far as jars go, I just wandered around downtown for a few hours and got the lowdown. Walmart has 250mL decorated as does Canadian Tire. But I started looking at drinking glasses after reading this TEK (http://www.fungifun.com/pf/pf_en.htm), it has a nice double foil layer idea for making working with glasses easier. And dollar stores sell 250mL glasses for .25 to 1.00 each in different shapes and sizes. Plus walmart had a nice set of 6 1/2, 7 1/2 and 9 ounce glasses. That would give me a nice staggaring effect for the times it takes to colonize. So I think I'll go with that :P
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Micheal Jackson (Myco_Jackson)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 11:33 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

You can also buy humidity guages at Rona and Home Depot.
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Brad (Raze)
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2002 - 11:40 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm curious if GrowLite (or maybe GeoLight... whichever is the round red balls) is available in Canada. I found perlite to be incredibly messy, and want to try growlite as it looks "cooler."
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NixxoN (N1x_X0n)
Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2002 - 11:28 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Just got me a humidity gauge from home depot and so far I'm really liking it :)
Even though it only has an internal humidity gauge, it has external and internal temperature gauge so with a very long wire, so I strung my external temperature gauge all the way into my incubation chamber to monitor temperatures in there. I find that extreamly conveinient, so I don't have to swap temperature gauges from place to place to check on them. Oh and the maximum and mimumim settings r0x0r
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Micheal Jackson (Myco_Jackson)
Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2002 - 09:02 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Did u buy the Thermor LCD one?

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