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A thought on filter disks..
    #2182789 - 12/16/03 04:31 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

A friend of mine is considering growing some jars, and he came up with a really good point. Although he doesn't have filter disks, he was wondering if he could just use coffee filters instead, perhaps double or trippled up to prevent contams. I told him I thought it may work fine if he wanted to use it for a pf style jar that had a perlite contam barrier, but he wants to use it for grain spawn. So do you think it would work, or is coffee filters, even doubled or tripled to risky for spawn jars? On a general side note, we would like to say that we both think that vermiculite is a piss poor contam barrier. Perlite is the way to go if you need a contam barrier, in our opinion.


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2182798 - 12/16/03 04:35 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2182812 - 12/16/03 04:43 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I personaly think that it would work just fine. You would just have to trouble shoot in order find out how many layers of coffee filters is too much. Because if you have to many, that just cuts off all oxygen supply. But I dont know. 2 seems in my mind thick enough for me because I mean the filter disks are kinda thick too.

Conclusion and anseswer, yes it should work. Have you even considered pollyfill?


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2182834 - 12/16/03 04:50 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Just go to the post office, they have them in reams and nobody even guards them.

on an unrelated note, what can I use for a self-healing injection site w/ tyvek? Sry to ask, search function and all.


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: four20snakeman]
    #2182839 - 12/16/03 04:50 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I tried sending for the free tyvek, but the bastards never sent it yet...  :mad2:


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2182879 - 12/16/03 05:01 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

i gave them my info and mine got here in a week. maybe you haven't gotten yours because of something to do with it being close to the holidays


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2182881 - 12/16/03 05:02 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

I'll send you 4-5 mycron magic filter disks. PM me if your interested.


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: Northernsoul]
    #2182962 - 12/16/03 05:18 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Sallright, my friend will probably just order some as they aren't that expensive. However, he told me he'll experiment and do one spawn jar with the coffee filter method. I'll post the results, but they may not be till next year.


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2183000 - 12/16/03 05:28 PM (13 years, 1 month ago)

YEah, do 6 with 1 coffee filter, and 6 with 2 coffee filters.
Let us know.

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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: four20snakeman]
    #2184156 - 12/17/03 12:31 AM (13 years, 1 month ago)

Hey four20snakeman, how much tyvek do they send you, should I make a few requests?


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: Northernsoul]
    #2374342 - 02/24/04 02:59 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Sorry for bringing this post back from the dead, but I wanted to post the conclusions from my experiment. Using coffee filters as a substitue for filter disks does not work. I used the coffee filter with wbs and spore syringe. The wbs dries up, and the coffee filter does not stop contams. End of story.


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2375218 - 02/24/04 10:57 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

wha!?!? my mommy only uses coffee filters and has always been fine, she has just got done with twenty coffee filtered jars, works fine lots of moisture and keeps contams out a.ok but she used brf/verm in jars. but all good


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Re: A thought on filter disks.. [Re: biglo]
    #2375328 - 02/24/04 11:32 AM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Trying to use coffee filters to stop bacteria and trich is like trying to catch a mosquito with a fish net. Ain't gonna work.


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