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MeNo (Meno)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 12:04 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

2 Days after a 12hr. dunk.
Second Flush is looking Good!
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Freakachino (Freakachino)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 03:42 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Nice logs MeNo!!! I thought you could usually only get 1 flush out of straw before contams. Most things I've read say that one flush is about all they are good for. Thanks for dunking and posting as I will try to dunk mine too after the first flush. Did you dunk in just water, or h2o2 water? Thanks for sharing!!! That looks sweet, nice pinset!
I don't know Kung Fu, But I know Freaky!
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mycolord (Mycolord)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 03:58 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

we shall see how effective dunking is for straw and logs. i am currently dunking my 18" log in a bleach water dip/dunk for about 10-12 hours. ill keep you posted.

and im not even really being too gentle. im really manhandling my log, pushing it around as needed to get into the container. lets see how things go.
thats amazing
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MeNo (Meno)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 07:44 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Log was dunked in cold tap water and put right into the refrig.
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Behind the log is straw that was once cased in trays. It was taken out after 3 flushes. All of casing layer was taken off but 1/8 of an inch.
Dunked for 24 hrs., flipped so casing is on bottom now and plastic wrap was put over top for humidity and will be kept over until pins form.
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ohmatic (Ohmatic)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 09:06 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

holy crap, that looks good,
u said put into the refrig .. do u mean refrigerator?!?!?
peace ohm
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Spark (Spark)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 09:08 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I think thats what he meant.

Spark
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Rio (Rio)
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Posted on Friday, November 12, 2004 - 11:00 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Looks great!
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Hippie3 (Admin)
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Posted on Saturday, November 13, 2004 - 02:07 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i've been telling folks to dunk their straw,
it's just about the only way to get a 2nd flush.
great proof right here.
archive material

Namaste


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pscillypj (Pcsillypj)
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Posted on Saturday, November 13, 2004 - 07:41 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I'm finding that straw logs are sometimes worth keeping around for a 2nd flush. It may be small, but all you have to do is let it sit around for another week.

That looks like it will produce a very nice 2nd flush!
You must be doing something right!
Excellent job!
"I hear colors and see sounds"
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MeNo (Meno)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 03:15 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Heres what she looks like now!
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AM Photo
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Cheffy (Cheffybluegills)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 03:20 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

WOW #2


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Hippie3 (Admin)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 02:53 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

who can argue with that ?


Namaste


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MeNo (Meno)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 04:18 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Harvest Time! 2nd Flush
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Total wet weight was 106.1 grams
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mycolord (Mycolord)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 05:35 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

ha haaaaaa
awesomeeeee

now imagine if you had just tossed it out and buried it..youd be missing out on all them goodies up there.!!!

how did you get the string through the log? give a lil info on that please.

myco
thats amazing
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MeNo (Meno)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 09:43 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

1. Wooden dowel wiped with alc. pad pushed down the center.
2. Weed eater line also wiped with an alc. pad put down the hole that was made.
3. Plastic disk was on bottom of line to support weight of log. simple hole in the disk with knot on end of line. Enough line left to tie up to cross bar in grow room.

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mycolord (Mycolord)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 09:49 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

whered ya get the plastic disk ?
its a really easy and cool idea, i personally dont have any spot to hang them, but i can see it being useful in its own right!
thats amazing
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SillySideBen (Sillysideben)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 10:29 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I imagine a frisbee would work. :-)
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seven (Mycosev)
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Posted on Sunday, November 14, 2004 - 11:53 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i like that pic with the dowel . ive had mixed results myself with dunking logs .do you bleach bath them at all ?> or just straight tap water ?
SeVeN
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Freakachino (Freakachino)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 12:29 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)


Very Nice!
I'm going to try the hanging method, I was trying to think of a good way, now I can use your method! Thanks! I'll try a dunk to see how it goes! Nice 2nd flush!
I don't know Kung Fu, But I know Freaky!
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pscillypj (Pcsillypj)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 06:04 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)


nice second flush meno...
i wonder if someone could
pull a third flush off of
straw...hmmmm..i wonder.
"I hear colors and see sounds"
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MeNo (Meno)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 02:35 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Log is very Blue now. Picked most of the shrooms but left some of the smaller ones to grow more. Upload

I'm going to pick the log clean this morning and then dunk for a 2nd time. This time with some h2o2 added to the tap water just to be safe.
We'll see if shes got a 3rd flush in her.
I'll keep everyone posted.
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Hippie3 (Admin)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 02:45 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

rodger
do you see this ?
pretty impressive for dunking straw logs i'd say.


Namaste


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jasontokes (Jasontokes)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 03:22 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

well damn son.

(Message edited by admin on November 15, 2004)
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Hippie3 (Admin)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 03:24 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

imok doesn't like it
when folks say what you just did
so a slight edit was in order.

Namaste


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PBeester (Pissybee)
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Posted on Monday, November 15, 2004 - 08:16 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I dunk 'em til they stop giving fruits and I get at least three flushes, usually, or I can pick 'em for about 4-5 weeks, roughly. The second and third flushes, together, usually equal, or are just a bit more than, the first flush.
PB
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pscillypj (Pcsillypj)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 12:58 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)


looks like a third is
coming on....cool!
"I hear colors and see sounds"
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Dooby Dooby Doo (Doobydoobydoo)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 01:52 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Loooooooooog looooooooooog, it's big it's heavy it's..... well.... straw! lol

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JackpotMonkey (Jackpotmonkey)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 02:14 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Maybe a quick bleach dip too? not sure if this would be ok in this situation but im sure it wouldnt hurt.
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mycolord (Mycolord)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 03:06 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

i dunk mine in a bleach dip water....and just let it do its soak in it

its always treated me good when doing cakes
thats amazing
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rodger rabbit (Skyypilot)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 01:36 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

You're having better success than I ever did. Congratulations! Mine always seemed to succumb to trich after dunking.
"Whatever it is, that girl put a spell on me". . .jimi hendrix
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Hippie3 (Admin)
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Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 01:44 pm:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

trich, though, is an environmental factor,
it's not inherent in dunking straw,
it's a factor that can be eliminated
and success can be achieved
as MeNo has done.
you seem to have a lot of trich in your locale,
rodger, and so did i.
i often wonder if our hobby in itself doesn't create conditions favorable to trich so that if one grows long enough the environment inevitably becomes trich-rich.
once it strikes, it just persists in the area
each occurance making matters even worse
until one is constantly beset by that infernal green mold at every turn.
at least,
that's how it seemed to me.
a change in setting can help beat that.
but in a nice clean environment
dunking straw just makes sense,
you're gonna throw it out anyway
might as well go for the gusto.

Namaste


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rodger rabbit (Skyypilot)
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Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 - 01:32 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Agreed.
I have it pretty well under control, but I never attempt straw projects in the summer. I'm located just downwind from a very large rainforest. It makes me shiver when mrs. rabbit and I go backpacking. There are thousands of entire trees laying on the ground covered with trich. When we get home, we strip outside, then walk into the house naked to deposit our clothes in the washing machine and ourselves into the shower. Winter is definitely better for the hobby around here.

Certainly if one has a clean enough environment, it looks as though dunking works, as we can so easily see from the excellent photos above.

(Message edited by skyypilot on November 17, 2004)
"Whatever it is, that girl put a spell on me". . .jimi hendrix
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Tweex (Tweexican)
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Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 03:35 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

can i ask where everyon is getting their poly tubing for these logs?
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mycolord (Mycolord)
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Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 03:43 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

http://www.papermart.com/plasticbag_welcome.htm

thats where i got mine.
8" wide 4 mill thick

thats amazing
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Shamrox (Shamrox)
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Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 04:03 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

which ones do you order myco?
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Shamrox (Shamrox)
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Posted on Saturday, November 20, 2004 - 12:53 am:Edit Post Quote Text Delete Post Print Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Anything going on with this log??

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