Home | Community | Message Board


Crestline Sales - MycoPath
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop: Coir, Hydroponics Supplies, Scales

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1 | 2 | Next >  [ show all ]
OfflineFungus Amongus
Spore Herder
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 232
Loc: FL
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Big coir bricks.
    #11264844 - 10/17/09 12:36 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Hey all.

Just picked up a 11lb brick of Coir. 10 bucks and some change.

Anyone know

A) the dimensions of a single pound coir brick

or

B) everyday household item whose size could be used as a measurement for apporx. 1 lb?

I don't want to start weighing 50 gram chunks on my digi till I hit a pound...

Thanks!


--------------------
I hate long winded signatures.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleSlimz
.-~*´`*·~-experience-~*´`*·~-.
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 3,588
Loc: Maryland
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11264871 - 10/17/09 12:42 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

um .. why?

its 8 quarts hydrated..

i think the bricks are 1 pound each


--------------------
Lazy Drywall Tek (no powdery mess)

This series will blow your mind and confirm what you already know to be true.
The Pharmacratic Inquisition
Best Thread Ever ! ! !

:pm: me if you have questions about lasers

Although i may advise others in a general way regarding all types of mushroom grows, and may even post question from other forums about growing "active" mushrooms, i only grow non-"active" mushrooms and edibles.

FeelFamily resident tech guru


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleDoc_T
Random Dude
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/06/09
Posts: 42,395
Loc: Colorado Flag
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Slimz]
    #11264879 - 10/17/09 12:44 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

Slimz said:
i think the bricks are 1 pound each




Closer to 1.5 pounds. About 22-23 ounces.


--------------------
You make it all possible. Doesn't it feel good?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFungus Amongus
Spore Herder
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 232
Loc: FL
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Doc_T]
    #11264913 - 10/17/09 12:52 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

thats a pain in the ass. I have a 50 gram max digi. I have to weigh out 22 ounces?? Sucky ball sacks.


--------------------
I hate long winded signatures.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleDoc_T
Random Dude
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/06/09
Posts: 42,395
Loc: Colorado Flag
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11264920 - 10/17/09 12:53 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Go buy a cheap postal scale that goes to 5 pounds. You need one anyway.


--------------------
You make it all possible. Doesn't it feel good?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFungus Amongus
Spore Herder
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 232
Loc: FL
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Doc_T]
    #11264973 - 10/17/09 01:05 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

not more than I need a job or my other cakes to flush right now. No $, no scale.

I'll figure something out.


--------------------
I hate long winded signatures.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleSlimz
.-~*´`*·~-experience-~*´`*·~-.
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 3,588
Loc: Maryland
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11264983 - 10/17/09 01:08 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

BTW where did you get that much coir so cheap????


--------------------
Lazy Drywall Tek (no powdery mess)

This series will blow your mind and confirm what you already know to be true.
The Pharmacratic Inquisition
Best Thread Ever ! ! !

:pm: me if you have questions about lasers

Although i may advise others in a general way regarding all types of mushroom grows, and may even post question from other forums about growing "active" mushrooms, i only grow non-"active" mushrooms and edibles.

FeelFamily resident tech guru


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFungus Amongus
Spore Herder
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 232
Loc: FL
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Slimz]
    #11265099 - 10/17/09 01:28 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

There is a store down the street for me called "Sunshine Hydroponics"

I got a 1lb bag of hydrated lime for 2.95 and 11lb brick of coco coir for 10.65 plus tax.

Then I realized I don't need hydrated lime for a coir bulk grow.

Anyone wanna trade a syringe or print for a LB of hydrated lime?? lol.


--------------------
I hate long winded signatures.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleSlimz
.-~*´`*·~-experience-~*´`*·~-.
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 3,588
Loc: Maryland
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11265114 - 10/17/09 01:30 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

no but i bet that you can ship me coir cheaper than i can buy it... we may do business yet..


--------------------
Lazy Drywall Tek (no powdery mess)

This series will blow your mind and confirm what you already know to be true.
The Pharmacratic Inquisition
Best Thread Ever ! ! !

:pm: me if you have questions about lasers

Although i may advise others in a general way regarding all types of mushroom grows, and may even post question from other forums about growing "active" mushrooms, i only grow non-"active" mushrooms and edibles.

FeelFamily resident tech guru


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleDoc_T
Random Dude
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/06/09
Posts: 42,395
Loc: Colorado Flag
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11265117 - 10/17/09 01:31 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

Fungus Amongus said:
not more than I need a job or my other cakes to flush right now. No $, no scale.

I'll figure something out.




A brick's worth of coir flaked off of one of the big blocks is pretty bulky. It will fill up a mixing bowl or salad bowl.


--------------------
You make it all possible. Doesn't it feel good?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleEpilson Lyrae
Armed with hammers
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/07/09
Posts: 5,558
Loc: Woody Creek
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Doc_T]
    #11265136 - 10/17/09 01:34 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

That's a hell of a price for coir. good score.


--------------------
"Freedom is something that dies unless it's used." H.T.
I've come to believe that the heart is the filter of the enlightened mind. Epilson Lyrae


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinek4ge
Dread Head
Male User Gallery


Registered: 11/25/08
Posts: 1,138
Last seen: 2 years, 2 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11265138 - 10/17/09 01:34 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

I use large bags of coir too.

I measure one "Brick" as 1.5 pounds.


--------------------
All posts by this user are not to be taken seriously.
Seriously.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisibletruskool
WTF?? FTW!!
Male User Gallery


Registered: 06/28/09
Posts: 11,194
Loc: Over the rainbow
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: k4ge]
    #11265174 - 10/17/09 01:40 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Yea so do I, what doc said about the size estimate is pretty right on.  I did weigh out a brick from a big block just how you are suggesting with a 50g scale it sucked, yet it did come out to roughly a salad bowls worth


--------------------
Ask  AMU    for    the  best    mycology    advice  out  there

  Roll it :burnone:While I troll it.  :maximumtrolling:

I don't mean to boast, but dam if I don't brag.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblefeelfunny
I am you
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 8,747
Loc: South
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: truskool]
    #11265374 - 10/17/09 02:22 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

that would suck. i had to go out and finally get a LB scale cuz the pocket digitals weren't cutting it


--------------------
IF A CAT AND DOG CAN GET ALONG WHY CANT EVERYONE ELSE?
If the sky is falling, don't look up!  :abduction:

Feel Family Founder. :pm: me if you are tired of hearing, "Use the search function".


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflinePilzeEssen


Registered: 12/24/07
Posts: 7,312
Loc: USA
Last seen: 6 years, 7 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: feelfunny]
    #11265405 - 10/17/09 02:27 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

nice to know its a pound for the recipe. i got this



from petco for like 11 bucks. 3 bricks inside each different sizes... such a bitch. if i have the receipt ill take it back and just go to the hydro store...


--------------------
"The soul has greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist, it is by the ideal that we live."

If you want to get a hold of me, my email address is in my profile. Just click on my screen name. I got banned from using private messages cause I didn't follow the rules... :frown:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleSlimz
.-~*´`*·~-experience-~*´`*·~-.
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 3,588
Loc: Maryland
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: PilzeEssen]
    #11265411 - 10/17/09 02:29 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

thats how i get it too.


--------------------
Lazy Drywall Tek (no powdery mess)

This series will blow your mind and confirm what you already know to be true.
The Pharmacratic Inquisition
Best Thread Ever ! ! !

:pm: me if you have questions about lasers

Although i may advise others in a general way regarding all types of mushroom grows, and may even post question from other forums about growing "active" mushrooms, i only grow non-"active" mushrooms and edibles.

FeelFamily resident tech guru


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleDoc_T
Random Dude
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/06/09
Posts: 42,395
Loc: Colorado Flag
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: PilzeEssen]
    #11265416 - 10/17/09 02:30 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Those will work great, use them.


--------------------
You make it all possible. Doesn't it feel good?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFungus Amongus
Spore Herder
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 232
Loc: FL
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Doc_T]
    #11266421 - 10/17/09 05:55 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Yeah for 11 bucks just go with it. Next time if you can find a Hydroponics store check for the 11lb brick. Glad to know I got at least one good thing going for me... :cool:


--------------------
I hate long winded signatures.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleSlimz
.-~*´`*·~-experience-~*´`*·~-.
Male User Gallery


Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 3,588
Loc: Maryland
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Fungus Amongus]
    #11266435 - 10/17/09 05:58 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)



--------------------
Lazy Drywall Tek (no powdery mess)

This series will blow your mind and confirm what you already know to be true.
The Pharmacratic Inquisition
Best Thread Ever ! ! !

:pm: me if you have questions about lasers

Although i may advise others in a general way regarding all types of mushroom grows, and may even post question from other forums about growing "active" mushrooms, i only grow non-"active" mushrooms and edibles.

FeelFamily resident tech guru


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineFungus Amongus
Spore Herder
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 232
Loc: FL
Last seen: 2 years, 9 months
Re: Big coir bricks. [Re: Slimz]
    #11266450 - 10/17/09 06:00 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

YES! thats the same brick I bought from my local store.

10.65 plus tax came out to just over 11 bucks.

I wonder what the shipping on that 11lb brick would be though... and you have think about getting bricks of coir shipped to your house...

I know people will say whatever to that but some might prefer a cash-in-store approach to their gathering of materials...


--------------------
I hate long winded signatures.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1 | 2 | Next >  [ show all ]

Amazon Shop: Coir, Hydroponics Supplies, Scales

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Coir Bricks TrippinOnAcid 747 2 07/25/07 12:09 AM
by xaxphaanes
* coco coir brick pasteurize must?
( 1 2 all )
ItsaMeMario 5,155 28 03/12/07 05:18 AM
by ItsaMeMario
* Coir Brick with slow release nutrients? boingkster 738 3 11/05/07 04:30 PM
by mycocurious
* These good WBS and Coir bricks?
( 1 2 3 all )
ezwider 2,750 42 09/28/12 11:07 PM
by macksanders1111
* Coir Brick fyouseeku 549 2 09/09/06 11:45 PM
by Babo911
* How much does a coir brick weigh? myceleus_rex 6,495 16 08/29/09 10:44 PM
by mister
* coir bricks, size? halo251 629 4 09/15/08 06:30 PM
by Krez
* Coir Brick Volume Akira4321 1,003 6 03/31/09 11:40 PM
by RedBeerd

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Roadkill, Magash, Shroomism, george castanza, RogerRabbit, Citric, total, FooMan, 13shrooms, stonesun, cronicr, PussyFart, Tmethyl, Pastywhyte, bodhisatta
1,664 topic views. 11 members, 52 guests and 30 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Phytoextractum
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.031 seconds spending 0.003 seconds on 18 queries.