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Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS
    #2198499 - 12/23/03 09:16 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

What is the minimum time @ 15psi for popcorn???


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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: daywalker]
    #2198505 - 12/23/03 09:19 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

1 hour minimum for any grains.


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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: Hanky]
    #2198508 - 12/23/03 09:22 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Yikes. Thanks for the quick reply. I ran out of water (steam) in my PC so had to turn it off. I will PC for another 30 or so when it cools down. Was going for 70 min total PC time.


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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: daywalker]
    #2198518 - 12/23/03 09:34 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

start off with atleast an inch of water minimum in your PC....more if possible.


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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: Hanky]
    #2198525 - 12/23/03 09:40 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

solid, man. thanks


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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: daywalker]
    #2199222 - 12/24/03 07:11 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

*note*
ive found with popcorn ( in my situation), its best to NOT pc much longer than 1 hour 15 min, as p-corn caramelizes easily

caramelization seems to begin right at 1 1/2 hours, and gets worse from there.


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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: ChromeCrow]
    #2199464 - 12/24/03 11:59 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Opened the PC this morning and find that the corn has a slight caramel tinge to it and about 4 of the kernels at the bottom are slightly scorched.  :nonono: And I think I have too much water build up. It is enough that you can see it when turning the jars...

Guess I cooked them too long.

Being that I am a stubborn SOB who is always glutton for punishment, I carried on with the inoculation. I fully expect nothing from these 4 jars, but I am going to ride it out for a few days anyhow.

For reference, I followed this Popcorn Tek

I would eagerly listen to alternative methods, but If this fails I will place the blame where it should rightfully go - on myself.

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Re: Quickie - PC times for popcorn? [Re: daywalker]
    #2210291 - 12/30/03 06:13 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

>Guess I cooked them too long.

Or not.

Have growth in all 4 jars and the strongest growth is showing up on a scorched kernel.

Just took a look at the log for this grow and inoculation took place Xmas eve. 6 days seems like a lot for the very beginnings of colonization on grain.

Time will tell... I am still interested in any other preparation methods for popcorn....


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Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: daywalker]
    #2223892 - 01/06/04 07:51 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

well, as I posted originally, from the look of these jars after PC'ing, I expected nothing... but... Behold the power of the mycelium! Evidently, I couldn't even screw it up bad enough.

The jar on the far right is actually colonizing from the inside out.



:laugh: :laugh:

*I am happier than a slanger on the 1st and 15th!


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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: daywalker]
    #2224406 - 01/06/04 11:45 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)


Hope you'll case these 4 small jars in the same casing !

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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: fIsh in my head]
    #2224417 - 01/06/04 11:51 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

4 pints @ 3/4 full each

really think I could get all that in a foil pan 8" x 3 3/4"x 2 3/8" ?

honestly, the three 1/2 pint casing he has going now is popping at the seams...

He was a bit leary about trying grains and didn't want to commit to qt. jars.

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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: daywalker]
    #2224454 - 01/07/04 12:17 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)


I like to go with 2 Quart jars 3/4 full per casing, but I use bigger alluminum pans..

Well, as long as you have at least 2 inches of substrate, it's perfect.

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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: daywalker]
    #2224563 - 01/07/04 12:52 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

give those jars a good shake,they will colonise heaps faster.


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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: Hanky]
    #2224568 - 01/07/04 12:54 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

do you shake WBS too? i guess the big Q here is what do you shake and what dont you?


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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: Yarry]
    #2224614 - 01/07/04 01:12 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

you shake all grains.....because you can.
you dont shake brf/verm jars....because you cant.


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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: Hanky]
    #2224616 - 01/07/04 01:13 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

thx hanky, thast what i though! you da man


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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: Hanky]
    #2226630 - 01/07/04 07:13 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I thought they were haulin' ass myself.  :smirk: I shook when I first saw some growth and not since. I will shake one 'like a polaroid picture' and see what happens.

I thought shaking at the stage the pic shows would cause negative results by breaking up the already well established myc. network too much.
Thanks for the tip


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Re: Popcorn - Imminent failure becomes SUCCESS [Re: daywalker]
    #2229101 - 01/08/04 07:33 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I stand corrected.

The jar recovered like a champ! The others are @ 85%+ so I'll leave them, but I will keep this in mind next time a grain project is attempted.


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