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Offlineantioch
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2 noob Questions regarding PC and Coolmist ;)
    #3328199 - 11/06/04 06:44 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I'm about to PC my jars and I was wondering if it would be ok to use the boiling water method and then also PC them so I could be sure of no contams. :rolleyes:

And second, I've been interested in buying a Vicks Coolmist for my terranium and I've seen 2 different pictures, so I was wondering if you guys could tell me which one looks correct.. Thanks!

A) http://i8.ebayimg.com/01/i/02/b9/31/bd_1_b.JPG
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B) http://i20.ebayimg.com/01/i/02/c0/55/68_1_b.JPG

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Re: 2 noob Questions regarding PC and Coolmist ;) [Re: antioch]
    #3328595 - 11/06/04 09:43 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Just PC at 15 psi for 1 hour or a little longer. Use that other pot for pasteurizing.

As for #2 just make sure it does NOT have a wick or says anything about a wick.

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Re: 2 noob Questions regarding PC and Coolmist ;) [Re: KaptKid]
    #3329734 - 11/07/04 08:56 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

hmm ok. I PC'd my jars already and let them sit overnight to cool.. Planning to inoculate them in a couple hours.

Can anyone with a Vicks Coolmist possibly shed some more light on #2?

Thanks. :smile:

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Re: 2 noob Questions regarding PC and Coolmist ;) [Re: antioch]
    #3329741 - 11/07/04 09:07 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

whats a wick?>


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Re: 2 noob Questions regarding PC and Coolmist ;) [Re: call_me_kido]
    #3329751 - 11/07/04 09:23 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

The first humidifier is the wick type "evaporative" humidifier...it uses an absorbent pad to draw up moisture which is evaporated by fan-blown air. The second is the cool mist type, where water is drawn up through a tube into an impeller blade which "vaporises" the water into a mist. Number one is not what you want...wick type, evaporative, both are no good IMHO. The cool mist (#2) is the one you want...


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Re: 2 noob Questions regarding PC and Coolmist ;) [Re: Theo Nanacatl]
    #3329755 - 11/07/04 09:31 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

good to know


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