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substrate wetness
    #3084160 - 09/02/04 08:23 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

If this is not suited for this forum , I think I will find out soon enough.
It concerns the proper wetness and how I finally came across it.
I was pasteurizing my substate in a pot of water at 175 degrees(horse poo) for an hour and then , when cooled, pouring that into a pillow case to hang and drain. When it was cool enough I'd take a handful at a time and squeeze out the water so I could have a nice mass for a bulk grow.Too time cosuming.
I tried wringing but that was too hit and miss for me so I put the pillow case in the washer at home and putit on the spin cycle for a little while. Works great and saves lots of time too. It even speeds up the cooling off process.
Like I said this may be in the wrong forum but I figured this would be OK. Peace.

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Re: substrate wetness [Re: kingkc]
    #3084193 - 09/02/04 08:33 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Friend is having an extreme problem with his poo. His cakes hate it. He was told it was to wet, but a dryer is N O T an option for him:(...

Can you help?^^^^^^^^ (whats wrong with his shit?)

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Re: substrate wetness [Re: thatbig]
    #3084395 - 09/02/04 09:47 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Cakes should love poo. Hand squeezing should do the trick for them. Or,tourniquet type squeezing with a baseball bat will work just as well.
Getting the moisture right is sooo important. I left a last batch of pans with just simple hand squeezing ,forgoing the spin cycle, and ended up with a great big nice batch of green goo. Last time I do that.

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Re: substrate wetness [Re: kingkc]
    #3085159 - 09/03/04 12:45 AM (13 years, 3 months ago)

Just let it drain overnight.

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