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Injecting cakes with water?
    #667448 - 06/07/02 01:43 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Hey everyone,

I have read alot of info that said if the cake gets water during pinning/fruiting the mushies grow quite a bit bigger. Can you inject a cake with water? Is there a tek for this that i havent heard of?

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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Fd3000]
    #667459 - 06/07/02 01:50 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

You'd probably get better results from the 'dunk' tek (just ask baraka) at - http://mycotopia.net/teks.html. Also do a search on the forum for 'dunk' etc.


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Fd3000]
    #667571 - 06/07/02 03:00 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

One way I've heard of adding water is to push a drinking straw into the middle of the cake, and periodically add water. I have never done this before, but have read about it here. I would start with small ammounts of water, and work your way up. Or, you could try reading the FAQ/searching for a "drinking straw tek" or something similar.


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Fd3000]
    #668102 - 06/07/02 11:22 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

yes you can inject water into cakes.

when I did cakes I used to always inject water into them at birth instead of dunking before the first flush.....and I got some great results.
10cc at birth......and then 10cc every other day!

then I would dunk after the 1st flush and 2nd flush.

I never wasted my time after a 3rd flush....the cakes would be spent.

This picture is Acadian Coast BRF cakes....they were injected with water.

they exploded!!!!

good luck!


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Roadkill]
    #668109 - 06/07/02 11:30 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Damm Road!!!!!!!!

Thats AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Jammer]
    #668197 - 06/08/02 03:13 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Roadkill]
    #668285 - 06/08/02 05:03 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Roadkill...
you were using all sorts of sterilization methods when injecting them with water?(sterile water, flame the needle, etc etc...) i suppose...


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Banshee]
    #669288 - 06/08/02 09:57 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

yes Banshee i did.

steril syringe......sterile needle.....sterile water (purified water).....wiped needle after each cake with 99% alcohol.

I don't flame needles....99% alcohol will kill anything.


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Roadkill]
    #669377 - 06/09/02 02:06 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

RE: "I don't flame needles.."



...my friends dont either, I agree with this!


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Jammer]
    #669392 - 06/09/02 02:58 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Really? I waisted like 4 cc's of spore solution cooling to needle from flaming:(


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Roadkill]
    #669481 - 06/09/02 06:17 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

No flaming, and just alcohol? What type of alcohol? Denatured? Isopropyl? Something else? Thanks!


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: paranoid2]
    #670013 - 06/09/02 02:33 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

I flame the needle....and then take alcohol on a cotton swab and wipe the needle down. This cools it significantly. I do this all the time and have not had problems. From the time I flame the needle until i use it....its only about 20 seconds. Works fine.


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: paranoid2]
    #670057 - 06/09/02 03:16 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

99% Isopropyl


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: Roadkill]
    #670064 - 06/09/02 03:27 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

ive heard of a lot of people who use strictly alcohal, but i kept getting a shitpot of contams, i started flaming the needle, and the contam rate dropped by at least 75%


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: ChromeCrow]
    #670276 - 06/09/02 06:06 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

I said this before in another post. But after I followed Roadkills advice and injected my cakes with water.....my dried caked that werent doing anything began to sprout some nice shrooms.


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Re: Injecting cakes with water? [Re: GreyMatter]
    #10085691 - 04/01/09 09:27 AM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Injecting cakes does make an improvement. If you can i would advise dunking though, because its easier and you dont have to mutilate the cakes as much. Id say dunking is 100% efficient for water absorbtion and id say that injecting cakes is harder and 75% efficient because you have to open the center of the cake which gives better chance of contam and you obviously have more surface area when you dunk.


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