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Aimless drifter

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Casings pinning on side...
    #2866301 - 07/07/04 08:40 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I know this is a widely discussed topic, but I was wondering what to do in my specific circumstance. I had to deep scratch all 3 of my casings because of overlay (obviously) and I put a thin layer over it and incubated for a couple days. They looked about ready to pin so I began fruiting, and they are pinning well, but mostly on the side (because the moisture level is higher on the sides?) but I misted the layer well (not overwatered) so I'm wondering if there's anything I can do to promote central pinning, or whether maybe the pins haven't made their way through the layer yet. Thanks everybody

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el brujo

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Re: Casings pinning on side... [Re: Stevo21]
    #2867523 - 07/08/04 03:24 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

ive had that happen to a few containers on their second and third flushes after the casing has already had a chance to shrink. i usually very carefully take the casing out of the container, place on a sheet of foil, and let the side action continue. i usually find a lot of other pins (old and new) on the sides that i pick off or let grow according to health. you can always just put it back in its casing after you harvest..

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Re: Casings pinning on side... [Re: Stevo21]
    #2867988 - 07/08/04 09:36 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Use trays that don't flex, see tray on the left. Flex = light leak = they grow on the side of the tray. The other two are flush 3 and 4 (as far as I can recall) in rigid trays.

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