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techniques for uniform substrate and casing depth?
    #772512 - 07/24/02 08:42 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

Are there any special techniques used to achieve a uniform bulk substrate depth in a larger than average container say 2'x2'? Also when applying the casing layer to a colonized container of substrate people find it hard to apply an even layer with just the use of eyes to judge if it's level. Does anyone know of a special technique or equipment that helps in applying an even casing layer?

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Re: techniques for uniform substrate and casing depth? [Re: SumGuy]
    #772579 - 07/24/02 09:17 AM (15 years, 5 months ago)

depth rings......check TMC

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Re: techniques for uniform substrate and casing depth? [Re: SumGuy]
    #773587 - 07/24/02 03:52 PM (15 years, 5 months ago)

There are several methods described in TMC and/or GGMM.
The easiest I can think of is to first determine the depth of the substrate and then the depth of the caseing. Cut a notch the distance from the top of you container to that depth out of a piece of 2x4 or other simmilar piece of wood. Drag this across the substrate/caseing, and you have a relatively level/flat surface.
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