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Offlinebeanchild
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cake yields
    #2303840 - 02/05/04 07:39 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

why does it seem i'm going to get about a gram dry per cake? when others i see get 7 grams dy?? whats causing this huge difference in yeilds?


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Re: cake yields [Re: beanchild]
    #2303856 - 02/05/04 07:53 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

could be any number of things.
sterilization methods, incubation conditions, fruiting conditions, dunks, roll in moist verm, etc...etc...etc...


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Re: cake yields [Re: MESCALATO]
    #2303867 - 02/05/04 08:02 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

I doubt sterilization has anything to do with it....as long as the cake is contam free


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Re: cake yields [Re: ]
    #2303882 - 02/05/04 08:14 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

what was meant by that is the amount of time the said cakes were sterilized.
IMO, a cake cooked @15psi for 45mins-60mins will have a much better moisture content than cakes cooked useing the 90min steaming method.
i may be completly wrong, but longer cooking = loosing some of the moisture allready in the cake.


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Re: cake yields [Re: MESCALATO]
    #2303887 - 02/05/04 08:21 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

That's why I dunk before birth everytime. Doesn't matter how much moisture was lost during steaming/incubation, full saturation is always achieved. I was having horrible first flushes until I start practicing this. I would definately recommend dunking if you haven't already beanchild. I haven't been able to master perfect moisture content when making substrate so dunking has been a great remedy for me.


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Re: cake yields [Re: beanchild]
    #2303889 - 02/05/04 08:24 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

This wierd I think this thread should be locked I see it 6 times a week DO A SEARCH sorry dont mean to come acrose wrong


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Re: cake yields [Re: beanchild]
    #2304031 - 02/05/04 10:37 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

If you do your job right you dont have to dunk. i never dunk before first flush and have great results. dunking is what you do if a plan fails. Neither one of these cakes were dunked. double end case and you get more than enough moisture to your cakes. Dunking increases stress and contam risk. IMHO



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Re: cake yields [Re: Max1]
    #2304204 - 02/05/04 11:43 AM (12 years, 9 months ago)

no way, use spring water, add a dab of h2o2, and you wont have shit for contams, if you dunked, AND double end case/roll in verm, you will only benefit, imo


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