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where to find dessicant?
    #2886201 - 07/13/04 03:04 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

do grocery stores sell damprid or any other kind of dessicant? any other stores like hobbyshops sell it? no wallmart around so i'm looking for alternatives...i don't want to order dessicant from the net if i don't have to. if it is found in a grocery store what section? thanks...if this doesn't work i'll go w/ baking some epsom salt.


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    #2886263 - 07/13/04 03:18 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)



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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: Citric]
    #2886558 - 07/13/04 04:59 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

exactly.


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: aNewPerception]
    #2886641 - 07/13/04 05:22 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

werd. i was planning on using this method. is it as good as drierite, anyone?


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: TODAY]
    #2886916 - 07/13/04 06:51 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

damprid can be recharged in the oven, but it does form one big clump that needs to be broken up, it isnt the funnest stuff to handle....


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    #2887172 - 07/13/04 08:29 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)



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Fast, easy, fool proof inoculation
Mini casing pictures: Pins to harvest
Cup O' Shrooms
Magash:  I noticed my contams were in the shape of fingers :whack:
Hyphae:  Yes  "Loss of moisture from the substrate"  is not a casing trigger.  :cuckoo:

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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: Citric]
    #2887202 - 07/13/04 08:37 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Call a hobby shop/craft supply store and ask them for "the stuff that you dry flowers with." They should know what you mean.


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: Citric]
    #2887213 - 07/13/04 08:40 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

i'll go with epsom!! any specific amount of epsom salt per volume of container? or should i jsut eyeball it?


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: TODAY]
    #2887303 - 07/13/04 09:12 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

* desiccant


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: Anno]
    #2887657 - 07/13/04 11:28 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

eyeball it. a shitload of it would probably work better than a lil bit.


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: TODAY]
    #2887746 - 07/14/04 12:09 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Go to Walmart, in the craft section you will find silica gel. It has indicating crystals to tell you when to recharge them in the oven. Works great.


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: taibensis]
    #2887853 - 07/14/04 12:39 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

how much silica gel do you use at a time


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Re: where to find dessicant? [Re: 42zero]
    #2888897 - 07/14/04 10:42 AM (12 years, 4 months ago)

There's no specified amount to use. If you have more, then the more the better. But buying one of those containers at Walmart is more than sufficient. Just spread the silica beeds out onto as much surface area as you can.


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