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OfflineCptnGarden
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Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings
    #4697592 - 09/22/05 11:29 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: CptnGarden]
    #4698240 - 09/23/05 01:07 AM (11 years, 2 months ago)

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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: ThumpaCap]
    #4699671 - 09/23/05 10:49 AM (11 years, 2 months ago)

ThumpaCap, why would you even post, I suppose some want to get their post count up for whatever reason  :rolleyes:  Put the verm in a ziplock container (only about 2/3 or 3/4 b/c it will expand) and fill with water.  Pour off the excess water and put a piece of saran wrap over it.  Microwave for about 3-5 minutes, then let it cool.  It will take a while to cool down enough to use.


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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: j_db69]
    #4700768 - 09/23/05 03:43 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

verm? i mean a layer of brf&verm, with a verm casing layer... a FULL casing. could i pc one of these? i have access to my PC today.


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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: CptnGarden]
    #4700864 - 09/23/05 04:05 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

there are people who say it's not really important to sterilize the casing layer if the substrate is fully colonized. i agree with them. but if i decided to do it, i'd use the microwave. either as described above or in a plastic food container filled with water.


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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: puwtrip]
    #4700872 - 09/23/05 04:07 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

here's a link to a tek by roadkill: http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/23536


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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: puwtrip]
    #4701230 - 09/23/05 05:32 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: CptnGarden]
    #4701402 - 09/23/05 06:14 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

I have seen what your talkin about done before.. and I even found where. Check this out http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/22698 not too much info on that link but if you know pf tek its just a simple variation. Keeping the lid on with just a small crack for steam release would probally keep the tray from drying out. I'd say a dry verm layer wouldn't be effective as a contam barrier because the rising steam would just get it wet anyways (still would act like a casing). But you could always try it out. Its not like your project is completly doomed with out the dry verm layer you just need to be a little extra carefull.


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Re: Microwaved gladlock/ziplock casings [Re: musher_420]
    #4701691 - 09/23/05 07:08 PM (11 years, 2 months ago)

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