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TiT vs. heated blanket
    #4219477 - 05/25/05 07:34 PM (12 years, 1 day ago)

What is the difference between heating up an incubator with inoculated jars with a heated blanket vs. heating it up in a tub of hot water? The only reason i can think of to go through the extra work and $$$ of making a tub in a tub incubator is that you can control the temperature exactly. I am using a heating blanket right now and the temp is constantly around 80 degrees, is there anything wrong with using a heating blanket, and why use the tit?


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: RobMarley420]
    #4219496 - 05/25/05 07:39 PM (12 years, 1 day ago)

Heating blankets don't heat evenly, and have a tendency to cook jars if laid directly on top of the blanket. TiT's are nice in the sense that the "wall" of water provided by the sides of the container provide nice, even distribution of heat.


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: Holydiver]
    #4219526 - 05/25/05 07:45 PM (12 years, 1 day ago)

i see, thanks


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: RobMarley420]
    #4221247 - 05/26/05 04:38 AM (12 years, 17 hours ago)

If you buffer your heat pad well it will have a heat almost as bood as a baine marie (TiT). I have an electric blanket and a few normal blankets on top which buffer my heat


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: blackout]
    #4221461 - 05/26/05 06:35 AM (12 years, 15 hours ago)

I've considered putting a heating pad under a tub to imitate a TiT...I bet it wouldn't get nearly as hot done with an electric blanket, plus it has low, medium and high settings. Problem is i don't have a water thermometer so it wouldn't really serve any purpose experimenting :laugh:


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: kronnyQ]
    #4221527 - 05/26/05 07:41 AM (12 years, 14 hours ago)

Most heat pads are 15-25W highest I have seen is 50W. Most electic blankets are about 150W which is far too much. I have mine hooked up to a dimmer switch. Timer on/off also works. But a thermostat is the real way to go. A king size electric blanket is pretty cheap and could heat a huge amount of substrate or trays. I have used a heat pad under a TiT with good results.
A light bulb on a dimmer with a thermometer, all in a cardboard box works well, gives you your light too, you can cover the jars if you want no light.


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: blackout]
    #4222743 - 05/26/05 03:37 PM (12 years, 6 hours ago)

I have a heat pad that I got from the local drug store. It is laid under a cardboard box. Inside I have wrapped the jars completely with some foil to help distribute heat evenly. Then I placed my 12 jars into the cardboard container that they came in and placed that into the box.
I also have a thermometer that has an indoor/outdoor setting, where there is this little wire that runs out of it to a small sensor, I place that small sensor right along the side of the jar in the middle.
The heating pad is set on low and the whole box is placed under my bed. After a few adjustments I have a steady reading of 79-84 degrees. Its been 3 days since inoculating and I have just spotted my first sign of growth (yay!).


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: Gatorade]
    #4222902 - 05/26/05 04:18 PM (12 years, 5 hours ago)

i use a space heater that is thermostatically controlled inside a large rubbermaid tub... makes for a constant 83 degrees


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Re: TiT vs. heated blanket [Re: lordoftheshroomz]
    #4227075 - 05/27/05 04:56 PM (11 years, 11 months ago)

I saw something in another post and had to bring it here because I think its genuis.

FunMatic has created a setup:
http://www.shroomery.org/forums/files/05-21/709210110-2_wk__old_jars_018.jpg

Simple and sweet. I'm goin to ditch the heat pad for this instead.


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