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OfflineSpoojaka
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PF jars and the subject of tape
    #1039459 - 11/09/02 09:20 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

what is the function of the tape on the holes of the pf jars. is it to keep the water out while cooking. or to keep contaminants out. or to keep the humidity in? what?


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1039465 - 11/09/02 09:23 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Main function is to keep contamination out.  Cover the jars with foil to keep the water out while cooking, though I suppose that could be a secondary function of the tape as well.  :smile:


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1039476 - 11/09/02 09:29 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

also is the tape essential? could one omit the tape and still have positive results or will the substrates become waterlogged?


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1039549 - 11/09/02 10:09 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I'd say the tape is pretty esential, at least in the initial stages of colonization.. I don't mean to be rude, but what's the deal.. you don't have a tape-phobia do you?! :smile:


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1039578 - 11/09/02 10:19 PM (15 years, 9 months ago)

skip the tape! Never used it.
It is unnecessary.
Some people use it but i wouldn't.
just my opinion...


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1040260 - 11/10/02 03:52 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

The tape helps keep water out during sterilization, and it also keeps the jars sealed until innoculation. You can inject thru the tape and then cover with poly fill and a coffee filter or two.


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1040262 - 11/10/02 03:55 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I don't use not stinking tape, just coffee filters with rubberbands.


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Skikid16]
    #1042050 - 11/11/02 12:38 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

what type of coffe filters do you use? do regular coffe filters work ok?


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1042061 - 11/11/02 12:44 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Yeah, just regular coffee filters.


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Skikid16]
    #1042151 - 11/11/02 01:40 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Do you use the coffee filter under the screw tops as a tvvek substitute. ? I figure this isnt it. But would yhou respond to how you use the filters?


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: bugabuga420]
    #1042158 - 11/11/02 01:46 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

Well after I inoculate the jars, I place 2 coffee filters over the lids and then put a rubber band around the coffee filters to keep them there. (kinda like a condom for the lid of your jars)


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: Spoojaka]
    #1042406 - 11/11/02 03:56 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

The only thing covering my jars has ever been a piece of aluminum foil to keep water out during sterilization. No contams, ever.


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Re: PF jars and the subject of tape [Re: BitchCakes]
    #1042447 - 11/11/02 04:34 AM (15 years, 9 months ago)

I also use only Aluminum foil over the jars and it has given me positive results so far.


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