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OfflineSko
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Dehydrators with temp as low as 95 degrees
    #1504045 - 04/29/03 01:04 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Hi, I want to use a dehydrator to dry my shrooms I can't find any dessicant or anything, but 20 dollar dehydrators on sale at wal mart :smile:

only problem is there is no options for no heat, the lowest setting is 95 degrees fahrenheit, will this reduce my potency alot a little, or just shouldn't try it?

ty in advance :smile:

Sko


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Re: Dehydrators with temp as low as 95 degrees [Re: Sko]
    #1504265 - 04/29/03 02:05 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Have heard the suggestion of disconnecting the heating element. Sounds like its a pretty low heat to me,but I'm no expert.
If you wanted to do dessicant,theres a ton of alternatives listed in the FAQ. Epsom salt is really cheap,and you can get it at the pharmacy at WallyWorld.


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Re: Dehydrators with temp as low as 95 degrees [Re: Sko]
    #1504405 - 04/29/03 02:31 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

afoaf is going to use a dehydrator too, ive read about just deactivating the heating circuit inside by blocking the power to it with a piece of electical tape.


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Re: Dehydrators with temp as low as 95 degrees [Re: Sko]
    #1504475 - 04/29/03 02:54 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

Most inexpensive deydrators with heat adjustment are very inaccurate.

Test it with a thermometer. If the low setting is true 95F, it is a go. IMHO, If it is over 100F, it is a no go & will toast the puppies.

Any small SQF atatched to a box makes a great dryer. The larger volume of air speeds the job, then when they are leather like, an hour (or so) in a very low heat (80 to 90F) dehydrator will get them CRACKER DRY.

After they are CRACKER DRY, vaccum seal in an autoclave bag for long term storage.

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Re: Dehydrators with temp as low as 95 degrees [Re: Wizzang]
    #1504479 - 04/29/03 02:55 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

SWIM has been using the same dehydrator (the NESCO American Harvest) with the 95 degree heat setting for a few months, and has had NO noticable loss in potency. He LOVES it, it's so easy. Hope that helps!


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Re: Dehydrators with temp as low as 95 degrees [Re: Funger]
    #1504556 - 04/29/03 03:19 PM (14 years, 5 months ago)

:smile:

Yup, good machine..........6T 


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