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Amazon Shop: Calcium Chloride, Dessicant

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    #870092 - 09/08/02 12:47 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870112 - 09/08/02 12:57 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

holy shit, 100 pounds. dang can't help you there.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870122 - 09/08/02 01:03 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Also, I'd like to appologize for using the growlog username. I am a little nervous about asking a question like this in an open forum.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870388 - 09/08/02 08:58 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Should I repost in the advanced cultivation forum?


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870403 - 09/08/02 09:10 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

Maybe you could fashion some kind of stackable thing with chickenwire and a big box fan blowing downward...


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870408 - 09/08/02 09:14 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

You're probably stuck fan drying them on large racks. That's how edibles are done commercially. Course you could always try to get about a hundred pounds of drierite...


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870427 - 09/08/02 09:28 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

24 X 24 box style fan on top a large box w/fiberglass screen door or window type racks - one afer another - w/air venting out the bottom of the box.

Simple as flushing a toilet  :smirk:.

If your smart enough to grow 100 pounds wet -- all at once -- you sure as water is wet  -- should be able to figure out how to dry them -- all at once  :grin:.

I think you "jerking" your own chain. :laugh:

SixTango  :tongue: 


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870463 - 09/08/02 09:48 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

I'd make racks out of wire mesh. run the ac in the room to get the humidity down. I suppose you could put alot in the fridge. That seems to dry out the edibles when uncovered.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: SixTango]
    #870470 - 09/08/02 09:50 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

I've been using cinder blocks and 2 X 4's to make racks so that my fans will have ground clearance. I have 7 fans going, but the noise is an issue. I need to watch the noise and was looking for an alternative. I would rather use fans over dessicant, though. I will be posting a grow log tonight on how I did it. It wasn't rocket science. It should be posted in about an hour.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870500 - 09/08/02 10:05 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

After fan drying it should be down to about 15 pounds. You could probably fit that into 3 5 gallon buckets with Calcium Chloride in the bottom.

Driveway heat Ice melter is a good source. It's about $7-$8 for a 9.5 pound jug. You can get it in most automotive sections or auto stores.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: Baby_Hitler]
    #870549 - 09/08/02 10:26 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

for all interest, the grow log is up.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870588 - 09/08/02 10:50 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

100 lbs?!?!?!?!
that's just crazy... ummm... maybe you can learn freeze dry methods?


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Re: bulk drying [Re: growlog]
    #870830 - 09/09/02 01:12 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

check my post titled drying idea in the advanced cult. i use this with a few mods and you could make a few more buckets to dry that much. hope i helped.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: Cubies4Me]
    #871113 - 09/09/02 04:06 AM (15 years, 2 months ago)

just out of curiosity, what did you modify. I'm always trying to improve techniques.


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Re: bulk drying [Re: Shaw]
    #873194 - 09/09/02 08:47 PM (15 years, 2 months ago)

instead of just haveing a cup or whatever of dessicant in the bottom I made it more layered. I used a threaded 1/4 inch fully threaded thing that i got at home depot. I made circular racks of mesh that i secured by placing a nut below and above, i later used clothes pins to make it easier to remove the shelves. the main difference is just under each rack is a plastic plate that fits on the threaded bar too. I put dessicant in each of these plates. it seems that it dries them a little bit faster for me. i hope this makes sense, im pretty faded at this point. peace


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