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Amazon Shop: ½ Pint Jars, Pressure Cooker

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Offlinethe_psychonaut
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just a few questions...
    #4423639 - 07/19/05 03:15 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

i have all supplies needed to begin a pf tek grow. except a pressure cooker. i have had the spores for over 6 months, and do not want to wait anylonger, because ive read that they can go bad. now is there any way to sterilize my equipment w/o a pressure cooker?

i am also broke at the moment:(


thnx


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Re: just a few questions... [Re: the_psychonaut]
    #4423658 - 07/19/05 03:19 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Spores properly stored won't go bad, they just germinate progressively slower according to how old they are.

I would recommend the PC, but you can boil cakes. Someone around here knows how to do it, I never bothered to learn.


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Re: just a few questions... [Re: Smallworlds]
    #4423718 - 07/19/05 03:35 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Cant you just bung them in a steamer?


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Re: just a few questions... [Re: Diocletian]
    #4423741 - 07/19/05 03:42 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I get about a 30% contam rate boiling my jars, mostly bacterial contaminations.

I use a BIG pot with about 5 inches of water and a bath towel on the bottom. I bring it to a boil, turn down the heat and put 12 jars inside and let it boil slowly for 1.5 hours. You might try 2 hours just make sure the jars don't get burnt.


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Re: just a few questions... [Re: Diocletian]
    #4423918 - 07/19/05 04:33 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

But uh..I've said it before, and I'll say it again..

Mirro 8 quart model, $40, Wallymart. Does 5, 10, or 15 psi, fits 5 pints or 3 quart jars.

(I originally said 4 quarts, but I just found out it's really 3)

If you want good results, 40 bucks ain't so bad when you get some scratch together to invest.


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