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Offlinejohnhenry
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Measuring powdered shrooms
    #4214089 - 05/24/05 02:28 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

AFOAF ground up about 45 grams dried shroom to store and use later. Is there a way to measure doses without a accurate scale? AFOAF's postal scale is not good with small amounts. Can some other unit of measurement be used? Also storage is glass jar with tinfoil, rubber band and super tight lid, Will this keep shroom powder dry for indefinite period of time or does he need to take other precautions, he would prefer to not use a disscant chemical.


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: johnhenry]
    #4214110 - 05/24/05 02:38 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

The powder should last indefinitely. I don't see any need for using desiccant there. You should get a scale to weigh out accurate doses.


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: Holydiver]
    #4214140 - 05/24/05 02:45 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

is powdering then the preffered method for extended lengths of storage?

for a scale people here were reccomending this guy, and his ebay sales:

http://www.oldwillknott.com/cgi-bin/s/old_will_s_home_page.html


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: Holydiver]
    #4214166 - 05/24/05 02:51 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Thanks for the quick responses. He has a digital postal scale, just not very accurate for anything less than say 5 grams. What about some kind of small measuring scoop? He knows you are supposed to be measuring weight, but can't a volume scoop come close?


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: johnhenry]
    #4214175 - 05/24/05 02:56 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

> He has a digital postal scale, just not very accurate for anything less than say 5 grams.

Measure out 10 grams, then divide in 4 parts to obtain 2.5 grams.


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: Anno]
    #4214189 - 05/24/05 03:01 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Thanks Anno, I guess I coulda figured that out myself with a couple seconds of thought. Damn Pot! :nut:


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: deathbychimney]
    #4214203 - 05/24/05 03:04 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

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deathbychimney said:
is powdering then the preffered method for extended lengths of storage?





Definitely:

http://www.erowid.org/plants/mushrooms/mushrooms_info5.shtml


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: johnhenry]
    #4214213 - 05/24/05 03:07 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

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Thanks Anno, I guess I coulda figured that out myself with a couple seconds of thought. Damn Pot! :nut:




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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: TODAY]
    #4214232 - 05/24/05 03:13 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

I disagree with those who have said that no desiccant is neccessary. If there is the slightest amount of moisture inside the bottle the awesome quantity of surface area due to the shredding would allow for spoiling. As some of the matter was metabolized more water would be released CH4 + 20 = H2O + CO2. A desiccant doesn't affect the powder around it any any reactive way so one shouldn't be concerned about tainting it. Just make sure to use a sealed desiccant container like those found in medicine bottles.


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: HerbanShaman]
    #4214407 - 05/24/05 03:54 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Any of you people know of any over the counter drugs that are fairly cheap that will have the  sealed dissicant container in the bottle? Id hate to go pulling pill bottles off the shelf at the store and opening then looking for desiccant. Store may not think to kindly on me doin that :wink:


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: HerbanShaman]
    #4214433 - 05/24/05 03:59 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

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CH4 + 20 = H2O + CO2.




And where does the methane come from in dried mushrooms?


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Re: Measuring powdered shrooms [Re: johnhenry]
    #4214494 - 05/24/05 04:11 PM (12 years, 8 days ago)

i had some advil (uncoated) that had a desiccant tablet in it

i think a lot of vitamin bottles also have them, i'm thinking flintstone vitamins but i can't say for sure


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