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OfflinePraseodymn
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Will a Igloo Playmate cooler work?
    #4082345 - 04/21/05 07:52 PM (12 years, 9 days ago)

Will this work?
I know it's a bit small and all of the guides for PFtek recommend a styro cooler but I don't really have a whole lot of room to work with. I have one of these and I have a perfect place for it.
The angled top should control condensation easily enough, right?

Will I be committing a tremendous error by staying with what I have, or will it be -extremely- in my favor to get something else?

Also, I've tried to figure it out by searching and reading, but is spraying necessary with perlite? A lot of things I've read on this site talk about spraying but almost everything that talks about perlite never mentions it.

Thank you,

Pras


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Re: Will a Igloo Playmate cooler work? [Re: Praseodymn]
    #4082388 - 04/21/05 08:05 PM (12 years, 9 days ago)

1. it will work
2. mist as necessary (which it may or may not be).


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Re: Will a Igloo Playmate cooler work? [Re: Praseodymn]
    #4082393 - 04/21/05 08:07 PM (12 years, 9 days ago)

its small but it will work, these work better and are a staple in mushroom cultivation.
It looks small but it will hold 12-18 cakes or 2 cake pan sized casings

This is good and it doubles as a fruiting chamber and casing once you get past the pf tek. Note the clear window on top for sunlight.


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Stop experimenting half way through your first grow. Grow it to maturity, watch it, learn from it. Do this a few times then experiment with different ideas and figure out what works best for you.


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Re: Will a Igloo Playmate cooler work? [Re: tahoe]
    #4082415 - 04/21/05 08:14 PM (12 years, 9 days ago)

thanks for the help..
what's the dimension on that container?
18" x 24"??


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Re: Will a Igloo Playmate cooler work? [Re: Praseodymn]
    #4082601 - 04/21/05 09:00 PM (12 years, 9 days ago)

yeah probably, no smaller then that maybe an inch or 2 bigger if anything.


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