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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18722 - 05/28/00 05:22 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

Try using the straight PF Tek man. It rocks.

That is two cakes 75% colonized then cased.
You cant go wrong with the PF Tek. and Shroom Wizards casing method is pretty cool too. I haven't tried the PF Double ended casing tek yet.

-JJ



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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18724 - 05/28/00 05:22 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

Try using the straight PF Tek man. It rocks.

That is two cakes 75% colonized then cased.
You cant go wrong with the PF Tek. and Shroom Wizards casing method is pretty cool too. I haven't tried the PF Double ended casing tek yet.

-JJ

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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18725 - 05/28/00 05:41 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

pressure cook pressure cook pressure cook.. if done correctly, with a "ramsey vermiculite seal" you wont have many problems.. probably none.. PRESSURE COOK. boiling is simply luck


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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18726 - 05/28/00 06:24 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

I don't have one and can't afford one. As soon I can I will buy one though, but as for now, what can I do? Or is a PC absolutley necessary.


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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18727 - 05/29/00 02:54 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

Hey melter8or, in your oringinal post you said your friend had the problem So if it's your friends problem why do "YOU" have to worry about buying a pressure cooker, shouldn't that be your "FRIENDS" problem?
Just curious. You're not growing are you? Shame on you if you are. tsk tsk tsk! :smile:


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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18728 - 05/29/00 03:35 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

shhh

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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18729 - 05/29/00 05:57 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)


I had the same contam problem with my first (ever) batch. I used (and still use) MMGG, however, I learned that if you boil the jars (do not forget a lid) for 2 hours instead of one you will be just fine. I haven't lost a single jar to contams after doing this. Also, every time I inject a bit of spores I wipe the needle with a bit of cotton soaked in rubbing alcohol.

However,
you should really consider using Uncle lazlo's Mycelium tek (see grow/find). By using mycelium you can soak the whole thing in H2O2 + the mycelium will start growing much faster.

Good luck (although you wont need luck if you are careful)

Butt, Butt, Butt!!!!!



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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18730 - 05/29/00 06:30 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

you cant afford a pressure cooker? wtf they are dirt cheap!
you can get a brand name new one for around 20$ which will do 8 1/2 pt jars..
look on ebay.. look at junk stores, you can get one for even less..
can afford, its not an excuse, they are cheap


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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18731 - 05/29/00 07:22 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

melter8or:

I'm with DinoMyc on this one... you really should make the investment and get a pressure cooker. I got one about a month about on e-bay. $20 plus $3.50 shipping, a brand new Mirro pressure canner that can do eight 1/2 pint jars at time. That'll be the best twenty bucks you ever spend on this hobby...

good luck
c



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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18732 - 05/30/00 12:17 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

I see pressure cookers all the time for about $2 at the Sally Anne. I've even been thinking of stocking up on them but they are so cheap new it wouldn't be worth it!

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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18733 - 05/30/00 01:30 AM (18 years, 2 months ago)

A friend of mine recently got a bunch of PF syringes. Only 1 jar colonized fully without stalling. Several never germinated. He used the exact same method as they did with Hawk's Eye syringes, where he had 100% success with full colonization.

I've heard a lot of good things about PF though. Maybe this was just a weak batch or whatever.

That's just the facts as my friend sees them.



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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18734 - 05/30/00 02:10 AM (18 years, 2 months ago)

I was EXTREMELY dissapointed in my last syringe from PF. All the friuts except 1 were sterile, no spores :frown: I didn't even bother keeping that print figuring the resulting friuts would be just as worthless.

Who know, like mentioned earlier, maybe just a bad batch, but maybe not...

Peace.

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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18735 - 05/30/00 02:17 AM (18 years, 2 months ago)

I have heard alot of bad press about PF lately.. i wonder if his strain is starting to show extreme signs of mutation..
i wonder if he has a backup culture from back in teh day to rejuvinate his stock
anyway


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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18736 - 05/31/00 08:44 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

Here ya go Jimmy James... this is only 2
1/2 pint jars of finch seed/verm cut in 1/2.. cased with the 50/50+ mix.. the strain is the cambodian cubensis.

Perhaps its time to upgrade that strain your working with.

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Re: Bad syringe?
    #18737 - 05/31/00 10:50 PM (18 years, 2 months ago)

Isn't it funny that all our friends are using us, in a very nasty brutal way.
I mean if i was to ever cultivate mushrooms(god forbid!), i wouldn't make my close friends, my pals ask dangerously illegal questions for me...

such a shame, this is....

L



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