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Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) * 2
    #25947140 - 04/21/19 11:24 AM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Hey, ya'll!  Just thought I'd share how I birth tubs without having to mess with the mess that is polyfill...


What you need:

- A colonized modded and taped tub ready for fruiting

- A sharp knife



Step1 Top Holes:

with knife in hand approach your tub and turn so that top hole is facing towards you.  angle your blade and cut a small "V" in the tape like so: 
next press the interior of your "V" onto itself so that it makes a triangular hole like so:
repeat on other side.  (the size of this hole may vary depending on your rooms RH)

Step2 Side Holes

now cut 4-5 vertical slits top to bottom on your taped side holes like this: 

ta-done! now mist if you need it and wait for fruits


some pics of it working:


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: TedsDead]
    #25947152 - 04/21/19 11:31 AM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I can dig it.
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Kinda old skool but that's duct tape for ya.


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: mushboy]
    #25947159 - 04/21/19 11:35 AM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I just like that you don't have to untape and re-stuff the holes.  gets to be a pain if you have a lot of tubs to do.  even easier if you stack em on dollies and just spin the stack and cut away.  definitely requires dialing just like poly


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: TedsDead]
    #25947192 - 04/21/19 11:51 AM (2 years, 1 month ago)

It’s hard to beat micropore tape but that’s pretty cool :thumbup:


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: SFS96]
    #25947264 - 04/21/19 12:32 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Why not just leave a little gap in the tape from the get go? Then it's even less work.


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: Alchemycologist] * 1
    #25947285 - 04/21/19 12:40 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

People think they need to suffocate tubs during colonization tho


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: bodhisatta]
    #25947298 - 04/21/19 12:45 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Tru.

I just like the money saving aspect tho. Mp tape is pricey. Duct is cheap and already in my utility drawer:stoned:


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: mushboy]
    #25947299 - 04/21/19 12:46 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I just like flip my lid over and call it a day. But if I ever did a traditional mono again i would just poke holes in duct tape or make the holes the appropriate size that they didn't need tape restriction


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: bodhisatta]
    #25947384 - 04/21/19 01:26 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I forgot to mention fuck duct tape!  lol...  the tub in the end pic has DT but I like 2" masking tape cause its way cheaper and much easier to remove and work with in general.  It  does allow a little more GE during colonization tho.  MPT and DT are a pain to remove and MPT is expensive.  my cats kept getting in and taking the poly out so I resorted to this method.


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: TedsDead]
    #25947394 - 04/21/19 01:30 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Have you tried unmodded?

You dont need to worry about ge righ tubs. Unless your tubs have lids with a rubber gasket.


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: bodhisatta]
    #25947396 - 04/21/19 01:30 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

bodhisatta said:
I just like flip my lid over and call it a day. But if I ever did a traditional mono again i would just poke holes in duct tape or make the holes the appropriate size that they didn't need tape restriction



But if you're running stacks of 4 your un modded tubs wont work will they ? I know at one point in time I was running 50 tubs in a 12x16 area .. I ran some unmodded but only the ones on top ..

That's a pretty cool trick ted I fruit at spawn myself i just grabbed some extra lost quilt rolls and I'm experimenting on different folds


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: Boogieman47]
    #25947404 - 04/21/19 01:32 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I put them on shelves to make them easy to access. Would do the same with any tub even shoeboxes go on shelves for me. I haven't stacked them past 3 high and that was only one stack to try it


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: bodhisatta]
    #25947414 - 04/21/19 01:38 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Does it work stacked ? I usually try to keep it down to 3 high myself I have those shelves at home depot I get 3 stacks of 2 on bottom and 3 of 3 on top so 15 per shelf ... 4 shells.. 3 keeps the weight down as well but I use to stack 4, 5, and 6 high in the beginning of my journey


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: Boogieman47]
    #25947417 - 04/21/19 01:38 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

Yea no difference than being on shelfs


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: bodhisatta]
    #25947434 - 04/21/19 01:43 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I was always afraid the lids would crack Haha... all my tubs wrre modded by the time you made your tek i still have about 15 unmodded though i hate drilling the damn holes ..

I'm going to run a few different runs with this quilted shit and make a tek if it's worth it with the best fold variation.. so far I like it cause you do t have to roll and guess the tightness


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: bodhisatta]
    #25947451 - 04/21/19 01:51 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I do use un-modded tubs on the shelves that I have. shelves aren't cheap either tho. If they stacked better everything I do would probably be un-modded.  much easier to clean and you still have a perfectly good tote to use for other things when your not using it to grow. 

I have stacked tubs pretty high and noticed the ones on the bottom went much slower.  with consistent temp I always figured it was from less GE by having the lid smooshed down? (I don't have gaskets on my tub lids)


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: TedsDead]
    #25947455 - 04/21/19 01:54 PM (2 years, 1 month ago)

I just noticed more side pins on the lower runs.. I dont know if I really paid attention to the speed of them or it's been awhile since I have ..


Yeah those cheap shelves I got at home depot were like 90$ each which turned into 2 tables with 2 shelves each .. I get 15 66qt tubs per table ..


You guys notice the 66qt tubs are smaller in a sense ?? I bought 10 more and they are shorter length wise but taller .. fuckign stupid


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: Alchemycologist]
    #26270456 - 10/22/19 09:05 PM (1 year, 7 months ago)

Quote:

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Why not just leave a little gap in the tape from the get go? Then it's even less work.



this would work great if I had  higher RH.  its what I do if im using a tub as an FC for bags or trays.  my shotgun FC worked great the last Place I lived but dries out here.


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: TedsDead]
    #26341160 - 11/23/19 10:12 PM (1 year, 6 months ago)

Cool. Agreed on the fuck duct tape. I’ve never used tape over holes for colonization. That is and always will be an unnecessary  step. I like this it’s an interesting way of doing it and making it work.


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Re: Ted's Tape Tek for Tubs (birthing/no poly) [Re: Boogieman47]
    #26341214 - 11/23/19 10:39 PM (1 year, 6 months ago)

Quote:

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I just noticed more side pins on the lower runs.. I dont know if I really paid attention to the speed of them or it's been awhile since I have ..


Yeah those cheap shelves I got at home depot were like 90$ each which turned into 2 tables with 2 shelves each .. I get 15 66qt tubs per table ..


You guys notice the 66qt tubs are smaller in a sense ?? I bought 10 more and they are shorter length wise but taller .. fuckign stupid



They have 2 different sizes, both 66qt, but one is short height and longer and the other
is tall and shorter length.

I bought some of the smaller ones before I started buying the white lid 58qt
tubs in bulk. Buy them 20+ at a time and they're like a tad less than 5 bucks a tub before taxes


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