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Forum: Toker's Den 07-20-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Phaeton
Wink The yearly infall of 40,000 tons the rocks and...

The yearly infall of 40,000 tons the rocks and dust naturally impacted by the Earth far exceeds everything mankind has put in space by a lot.

The problem with man made objects is that they do not...
Forum: Toker's Den 07-20-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Frost last night, 28 degrees, July 19. I surely...

Frost last night, 28 degrees, July 19.
I surely do enjoy the warmer winters, my area gained about twenty five degrees over the last 50 winters.
The summers have lost almost ten degrees, and...
Forum: Old Stoners Crash Pad 07-16-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 112,524
Posted By Phaeton
Wink It is early still and I only just finished my...

It is early still and I only just finished my coffee. In ten minutes I will be high, but right now I qualify for this thread.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-16-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I can see Denali from my front window so when I...

I can see Denali from my front window so when I did my UVB tests I started with the level calculated to be present at the top of the mountain.
The leaves were actually brown and shriveling by the...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-15-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,188
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Initial testing was done with Phillip's 13 watt...

Initial testing was done with Phillip's 13 watt far red bulbs. No yield gains but the overall health seemed better, more and greener leaves.

For confirmation 50 watt passive bars were used for...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 06-25-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Used a lung room for years, cool.

Used a lung room for years, cool.
Forum: Toker's Den 06-24-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 139,017
Posted By Phaeton
Wink And here I am thinking Sasquatch was an American...

And here I am thinking Sasquatch was an American citizen.
The only part of this entire story that rings true is the "shoot him in the face" attitude displayed by the guys with the guns.

Which...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-20-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Just playing with the fact that exceptions exist...

Just playing with the fact that exceptions exist in all models, don't get me started on quantum mechanics.

The long wave radiation that is absorbed by greenhouse gasses is on a vector to head out...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-19-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Not just un-ionized, but un-un-ionized. ...

Not just un-ionized, but un-un-ionized.
Ionization is ignored, if not outright denied, by this philosophy.

The ill wind that blows no good is characterized by changes in atmospheric ionization,...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-19-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Well, there is compression heating, it happens...

Well, there is compression heating, it happens several times per year in interior Alaska,

Warm air from the pacific runs up against the Alaska range, goes up four miles, dropping all its moisture...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-15-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By Phaeton
Wink https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/1508...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150817132325.htm

Traumatic memory retrieval. Based on the theory of the brain recalling memory by being in the same chemical situation the memories...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-14-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,169
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I average over 1000 watts per plant and 4000 KWH...

I average over 1000 watts per plant and 4000 KWH per month for a bit over a pound. Local electricity is .28/KWH.
Total cost of electricity per ounce harvested is $70.
Money is tripled at $200 per...
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 06-12-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I am past the point where I keep falling forward...

I am past the point where I keep falling forward because my feet cannot feel the ankles bending. My left hand has lost feeling halfway down the fingers.
For the last seven years I have been 5'10"...
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 06-12-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,515
Posted By Phaeton
Wink When growing both Black Domina and Black Russian...

When growing both Black Domina and Black Russian the end result from smoking was rated the same for both.
I do not know genetics but both are sold as 'Black', is that part of the go to sleep gene?
Forum: Toker's Den 06-12-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9,424
Views: 945,364
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Very amusing, if not downright laughable I am...

Very amusing, if not downright laughable I am sure.
One of those 'You have to be there' to appreciate in the fullest.
Forum: Toker's Den 06-12-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Weather just kicked my butt. After five years...

Weather just kicked my butt.
After five years straight of at least one day above 80 F in the first week of May an event happened for the first time in 150 years.

Let me go back first. In my...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-10-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink On a personal note, my daughter chose geology as...

On a personal note, my daughter chose geology as her major due to all the oil company employment in Alaska. She went for paleo geology as that was the relevant study for oil exploration.
Many field...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-10-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I have a limited capacity, after getting the...

I have a limited capacity, after getting the drift I tend to glaze over after too much endless same same.

Alaska's actual thermometer reading are only 150 years old. Pretty short amount of time. ...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-10-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Rocky, sorry for your relatives, but redirecting...

Rocky, sorry for your relatives, but redirecting the anger at bystanders does not help.

A larger than normal percentage of Alzheimer's sufferers was found downwind of an industrial area working...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-09-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Another factoid I find interesting, but with a...

Another factoid I find interesting, but with a sample size of a single incident not all will find it relevant.

Past burning of coal and its effects on the planets lifeforms. All should know we...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-07-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Accessing memories depends a lot on how they are...

Accessing memories depends a lot on how they are stored. Lanuage automatically has them stored symbolically and retrieval is similar to a computer word search.
Preverbal memories are not as easily...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-07-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Those pictures are worth a thousand deliberately...

Those pictures are worth a thousand deliberately disingenuous words.

Per the world temperature change map, I live in the light red area of Alaska, I remember back to the 1950's with fair clarity....
Forum: Growroom Lighting 05-29-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I hate being honest, but... The CMH get...

I hate being honest, but...

The CMH get changed after five years whether they need it or not. The fluorescents used for UVB get changed every four or five years, some brands do better than...
Forum: New Growers 05-29-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Back in 2004 I found a wonderful plant, fast...

Back in 2004 I found a wonderful plant, fast growing, potent, and easy to clone.
That plant was the exclusive producer from 2004 through 2008 in a commercial garden.
As the room got more and more...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 05-29-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I ran some tests on this a few years back. ...

I ran some tests on this a few years back. Lighting was multiple overhead spectrums (CMH, LED, MH) as well as LED and fluorescent UV sidelights. Multiple light meters were used for intensity setup...
Forum: Toker's Den 05-02-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9,424
Views: 945,364
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Suddenly I find a plethora of mean photos...

Suddenly I find a plethora of mean photos demeaning people.
Freedom to post what you want, freedom for me to come back in a month or two to see if the trend is following the current American hate...
Forum: Toker's Den 05-02-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,972
Posted By Phaeton
Wink The reason is obvious. The title of a current...

The reason is obvious.
The title of a current thread:
"Trump actively trying to legalize cannabis"

"Well" says the liberals, "If Trump likes it we hate it, get those unamerican traitors off the...
Forum: Toker's Den 05-02-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I put up the cost of college until enough...

I put up the cost of college until enough scholarships rolled in she got the rest of the degree without me. She is the third generation to get a degree there.
I am thinking I need to work on my...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-29-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink My daughter does paleogeology and goes on summer...

My daughter does paleogeology and goes on summer field trips to various spots in Alaska.

The hottest spot right now is along the Colville river in the North Slope permafrost.
A major size bone...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 04-29-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Phaeton
Wink In a test room I added light until the limit of...

In a test room I added light until the limit of hourly absorption was reached (1600 umol on the leaf). This took roughly 300 watts per square foot. I say roughly because the leaf surfaces receiving...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 04-29-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 1,413,013
Posted By Phaeton
Wink During the years of testing one of the parameters...

During the years of testing one of the parameters researched was position of the lights.

Side by side results showed if 30% of the light was side light the yield (on a total wattage comparison)...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-28-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink As the sun burns off its hydrogen it burns a bit...

As the sun burns off its hydrogen it burns a bit cooler. Four billion years ago it was hotter than now. In another four billion years the sun will run out of hydrogen fuel completely. Until that...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-27-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I guess it is pure luck that the sun is in a...

I guess it is pure luck that the sun is in a cooling phase while we (humans) are deliberately striving to drive the temperature up.

Humans are winning, the sun is steady within a quarter of one...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-25-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Stick a single large ice cube in the glass, then...

Stick a single large ice cube in the glass, then fill the glass all the way to the rim so part of the ice cube is above the rim. The ice above the rim will melt down the outside of the glass.
The...
Forum: Speakers Corner 04-25-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 44,400
Posted By Phaeton
Wink This is exactly how the state gets away with such...

This is exactly how the state gets away with such bad laws.
It costs more than twice the fine in lawyer fees to fight the bogus charge.
This is deliberate, as we accept each unfair law it makes the...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 04-25-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 1,413,013
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I ran a test room using between 800 and 1600...

I ran a test room using between 800 and 1600 watts in a four by four area. Two years of testing lights against each other.
Clones were used for consistency and all runs had a matched control plant....
Forum: LED Grow Lights 04-20-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Those numbers look to be equivalent to what I...

Those numbers look to be equivalent to what I get.
I use a 12% source, Reptisun is 10%, and the difference is really minor.
The pure UV has too much UVB for the size of my room, I can only back off...
Forum: Collectors 04-20-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Personal use swords, knives

I was going to add to an old knife thread but at 22 pages it was already too long.

I like to play with knives. I took up formal training at 12 years old (1964) with classical Spanish fencing.
In...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 04-20-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I am enamored with lighting and try everything,...

I am enamored with lighting and try everything, usually in side by sides, just to see.
Sometimes good, sometimes rather silly, like when I used all violet to see if it caused high energy production....
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-18-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I have been running CMH pretty much exclusively...

I have been running CMH pretty much exclusively as my discharge light choice for some years now. However, I introduced a plant that needed much more blue spectrum than marijuana and so purchased a...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 04-18-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I did a few side by sides with Jiffy pot peat...

I did a few side by sides with Jiffy pot peat containers and 8 oz styrofoam cups. No additive potting soil is used for germination.

The styrofoam cups have a two to one size advantage at two...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 04-18-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,897
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Hmmm, tacoing of the leaves is their attempt to...

Hmmm, tacoing of the leaves is their attempt to dissipate heat. Light energy is heat, a lot of which is used in chemical reactions, which use the energy to build molecules.
Unused light ups the...
Forum: Speakers Corner 04-17-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 44,400
Posted By Phaeton
Wink "the outcome will be the same as the first civil...

"the outcome will be the same as the first civil war"

Absolutely, the winner will annex the loser and write the new rules governing the evil upstart trash, whoever it ends up being.
No illusions,...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-17-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Climate is changing for sure, but the ocean's...

Climate is changing for sure, but the ocean's rise?
In the past the ocean has varied by over 500'. This has caused major events in evolution and dispersal of land animals.

But...the ice melts...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-17-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,609
Posted By Phaeton
Wink When my uncle died in 1993 I went to his mine...

When my uncle died in 1993 I went to his mine with my cousin to organize personal items.
In a cabinet was a jar of seedy old bud and rolling papers imprinted with a miniature draft notice and a...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 04-16-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,353
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I have been running a pair of P450s for quite a...

I have been running a pair of P450s for quite a few years with no failure. I personally feel there is too much red, causing early yellowing. I fix that by not turning on the bloom switch unless...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-14-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 106,455
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Still close to there, it is moving around more...

Still close to there, it is moving around more every year. There are alternate "facts" about this as well. In the 1600's it reached Europe before heading back north.
Oh, the physical pole, oops,...
Forum: Toker's Den 04-14-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 139,017
Posted By Phaeton
Wink Argentine rats would never eat pot, but American...

Argentine rats would never eat pot, but American rats, they raid the police for real.
Yeah sure, I believe that. It is not the police's mindset, thinking the public is stupid. This goes across...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 04-14-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I want to help but have such poor luck with...

I want to help but have such poor luck with single lights close to plants. At close range the square of the distance loss of intensity in a 120 degree beam really screws up the light hitting the...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 04-14-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,429
Posted By Phaeton
Wink I run 1800 watts of passive LED emitter bars as...

I run 1800 watts of passive LED emitter bars as sidelights. Compact, efficient, allow air through, great spectrum, and are on their seventh year without a failure.
But they will not make good buds,...
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