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Anyone else encountered the "Egg film"? while crushing egg shells for buffer?
    #4085797 - 04/22/05 07:04 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

When recently makeing a casing and in prep. for that makeing crushed egg shells as a buffer, i encountered a thin film covering the inside of the egg. Im not sure if this is some embryotic sac or something but i decided to try and get rid of it by peeling it off.
This shit is really sticky and hard to get out of egg shells so what i did was put the egg shells in a blender with water, hit liquify then strain the solution it forms on top(crushed shells in the bottom of the blender), this pretty effectively got rid of this opaque film leaving me with nothing but fine sand like chunks of shell.

sorry if this sounds stupid, i thought i would just throw it out there if anyone encountered the same problem as i, since for some reason finding the proper lime for ph ballancing is a hard task, and everyone can get egg shells. Just my 2c


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Re: Anyone else encountered the "Egg film"? while crushing egg shells for buffer? [Re: ReeFuSEtoLose]
    #4085841 - 04/22/05 07:22 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Yeah that membrane can be a hassle. I find it's easiest to shell them myself after making eggs for breakfast, etc. It seems to pull apart best when it's still goopy from being wet.


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Re: Anyone else encountered the "Egg film"? while crushing egg shells for buffer? [Re: ReeFuSEtoLose]
    #4085845 - 04/22/05 07:23 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Crush your shells, boil them in a bit of water, drain, rinse, crush again. Voila.


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Re: Anyone else encountered the "Egg film"? while crushing egg shells for buffer? [Re: ReeFuSEtoLose]
    #4085847 - 04/22/05 07:24 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Yea that membrane should be removed as you only want the shell itself.  What I do is throw the empty shells in the fridge over night, and then clean out the membrane the next morning under warm water.  Doing it this way, you can rub it with your thumb and be able to peel the entire membrane off in one piece... GL bro :stoned:


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Re: Anyone else encountered the "Egg film"? while crushing egg shells for buffer? [Re: NeedMoreSleep]
    #4085922 - 04/22/05 07:54 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

thanks for the FAST response guys, shit i didnt even get a chance to fart before you guys posted. Anyways i just recived word that the mycellium has began to poke through on the casing i did on monday. Ahh my first casing, im so exited damn noobie tendencys. im goin tonight to setup my coolmist terrarium, and hopefully ill have some shots up by later tonight or tommorow.
Keep blazin


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