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Forum: Growroom Lighting 12-19-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By simon
This thread came to mind, as I started harvesting...

This thread came to mind, as I started harvesting about a week ago and noticed a change in the structure of the flowers. Today, maybe 15 minutes ago, got a package of brand new Ushio 1000HPS' lamps....
Forum: New Growers 12-03-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By simon
If you like, take a look at the LST tutorial in...

If you like, take a look at the LST tutorial in my sig. May be helpful. Good luck.

Simon
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 12-02-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By simon
Depends on the input you're looking for. IC is...

Depends on the input you're looking for. IC is home to the best growers anywhere. Other venues are not. I wanted to respond to your original post, but in all honesty I'm not sure that I fully...
Forum: Toker's Den 12-01-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 174,943
Posted By simon
Right now, G-13 Labs SSH. About 3 months cure....

Right now, G-13 Labs SSH. About 3 months cure. Still not as smooth as I prefer, but the stone is pretty deadly.

Simon
Forum: Smoking Devices and Accessories 12-01-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,886
Posted By simon
Beautiful. Simon

Beautiful.

Simon
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 11-29-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,872
Posted By simon
IMO, C99 lives up to the hype. Simon

IMO, C99 lives up to the hype.

Simon
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 11-29-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,310
Posted By simon
Hmm...I was not aware of the fast variety. Guess...

Hmm...I was not aware of the fast variety. Guess I have to get some. GP has been a staple in my garden for about 5 years and I'm definitely open to checking out the faster strain. Thank you.

Simon
Forum: Growroom Lighting 11-29-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By simon
"Guesswork?" Because the reflectors are...

"Guesswork?" Because the reflectors are stationary? That's idiotic. My flowering room is completely mapped with a light meter. I average give/take 3oz/ft^2 dry. Have a look at my gallery.

Edit: I...
Forum: Grow Diaries 11-29-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By simon
Looks really good. Best of luck! FWIW, it...

Looks really good. Best of luck!

FWIW, it takes me 3 cycles to identify a keeper. First time around the plant isn't fully mature. Second time, even though the plant is more mature, one doesn't...
Forum: Speakers Corner 11-28-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,203
Posted By simon
Same here. A funny story. My friend was a...

Same here. A funny story. My friend was a dispensary while on vacation. The woman in front of him said to the clerk, "I've been buying your highest THC strains. Do you have anything that will...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 11-28-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By simon
I run 1000HPS' in my flowering room. Not a ton of...

I run 1000HPS' in my flowering room. Not a ton of height to work with and the reflectors are essentially mounted to the ceiling. I find it easier to raise the plants instead of lowering the lights,...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 11-28-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,310
Posted By simon
The only strain that fully matures in 7 weeks,...

The only strain that fully matures in 7 weeks, IMO, is a quick pheno of Green Poison. Most GP phenos are done at 8 weeks, which is still pretty fast. Haven't grown anything that's done in 6 weeks.
...
Forum: The Vault Cannabis Seed Store 11-28-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By simon
Entered! Simon

Entered!

Simon
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 11-26-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,259
Posted By simon
Not the best strain I grew, but definitely the...

Not the best strain I grew, but definitely the most interesting - Dr.Grinspoon. Flowered the plant, it was a free seed, after 3 weeks of veg LST'd and it stretched to over 6'. Had it bent down and...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 11-25-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By simon
I know it sounds crazy when most folks on the...

I know it sounds crazy when most folks on the forums say their lamps are replaced every few grows. I usually replace the lamps when I see a difference in yield or in the structure of the flowers....
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 11-25-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,666
Posted By simon
I listened to this. Her research is in humidity...

I listened to this. Her research is in humidity control. She had not established a correlation with yield, which is our objective, nor is she's working with canna.

As for lower leaves not...
Forum: New Growers 11-25-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,179
Posted By simon
Thank you so much. It's very kind of you to say....

Thank you so much. It's very kind of you to say. When I was starting out I was lucky to stumble on to a professional forum like IC. Those folks helped a lot. Similarly, IC is home to some of the best...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 11-24-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,666
Posted By simon
I'm a bit confused. Below is a pic of your garden...

I'm a bit confused. Below is a pic of your garden picked randomly from your gallery. My eyes definitely are not what they used to be, but it sure looks like a whole lot of fan leaves.
...
Forum: Toker's Den 11-24-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By simon
Holy crap that's an enormous plant! Looks like...

Holy crap that's an enormous plant! Looks like there's some mass on it, too. Thank you for the tip. Very helpful. BTW, what strain is that?

Simon
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 11-24-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By simon
Until this year, my garden ran at night. Dark...

Until this year, my garden ran at night. Dark during the day. Couldn't work at night as well, anymore, so we switched. Other than having more time to manage the plants, I don't notice a difference in...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 11-24-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 113,862
Posted By simon
Solely as FYI, if you click on the LST thread in...

Solely as FYI, if you click on the LST thread in my sig, you may find the information useful. Good luck.

Simon
Forum: New Growers 11-23-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,179
Posted By simon
I read this several times and cannot understand...

I read this several times and cannot understand the need for the complexity. Is the objective to harvest a ton of bud or to play around in the garden? Seriously. Be honest with yourself. If you just...
Forum: Female Seeds 11-23-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By simon
https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576&pictureid=890667

Love this strain. Always a few in my garden for personal use.

Simon
Forum: Growroom Lighting 11-23-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By simon
If you decide on a magnetic ballast, replace the...

If you decide on a magnetic ballast, replace the capacitor. You can take a look at the thread linked in my sig.

FWIW, I only use digital ballasts. No issues with RFI and there's a bunch of them....
Forum: Growroom Lighting 11-23-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By simon
FWIW, I use Ushio lamps in my 1000HPS' and change...

FWIW, I use Ushio lamps in my 1000HPS' and change them every 3-4 years. In my 600HPS' I use commercial GE lamps and change them every 2-3 years. I've had some 1000HPS lamps, like Digilux, that needed...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 11-23-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,666
Posted By simon
I never remove fan leaves. IME, when the plant...

I never remove fan leaves. IME, when the plant stops needing them it'll drop the leaves. YMMV

Simon
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 11-23-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 67,006
Posted By simon
Thank you, Bill. Simon

Thank you, Bill.

Simon
Forum: Speakers Corner 11-23-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,021
Posted By simon
I want a Hanson tap and die set. Simon

I want a Hanson tap and die set.

Simon
Forum: Toker's Den 11-23-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By simon
Thank you! Simon

Thank you!

Simon
Forum: Toker's Den 11-23-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By simon
Let's try this: ...

Let's try this:

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576&pictureid=890667
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 11-23-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 1,053,773
Posted By simon
Planning on staying. Maybe pick up some new...

Planning on staying. Maybe pick up some new cultivation tips.

Simon
Forum: Toker's Den 11-23-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By simon
Dumb question. How do I post pics from my gallery?

Hi folks. I've been away for a while. I thought we could post pics with .... Not working for me. How is it done?

Simon
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 11-23-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 1,053,773
Posted By simon
Heh, I made the mistake of stopping by another...

Heh, I made the mistake of stopping by another forum first, where I was told that Ed Rosenthal invented this methodology. No, really. I went there to help neubs, but it's not comforting to be...
Forum: New Growers 11-23-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,333
Posted By simon
https://www.icmag.com/ic/album.php?albumid=27576&p...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/album.php?albumid=27576&pictureid=888809

FWIW, I've been using Promix HP for the past ~15 years. I add nothing to it, use Jack's fertilizer with tap water, and have never...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 11-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 67,006
Posted By simon
Hey guys. I've been using Jack's 20-20-20 for veg...

Hey guys. I've been using Jack's 20-20-20 for veg and 10-30-20 for flower for the past 17 years. I've tried canna-specific nutrients and always went back to Jack's. Can't complain about the results;...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 11-23-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,768
Posted By simon
Sure, this can be done. The only thing I'd...

Sure, this can be done. The only thing I'd suggest is to leave ample stem mass on the flowers. They need to draw moisture from somewhere. If we're talking about large colas with substantial stems...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 11-23-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By simon
Interesting points made. I can only speak from my...

Interesting points made. I can only speak from my own experience. As an experiment, I cured some product for 7 years. Really. Can't say there was any difference between year 5 year 7. As for a quick...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 11-23-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 1,053,773
Posted By simon
Hi everyone. Long time away, by choice for the...

Hi everyone. Long time away, by choice for the most part, but I kinda feel like I need to get back to our community. Very happy to see that folks are finding this useful.

Simon
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 04-06-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,653
Posted By simon
https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576&pictureid=889462

For curing, I like Anchor Hocking jars like the 2.5gal above. They come in 0.5gal, 1.5gal, 2.5gal sizes. Big, wide mouths. The...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 04-06-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 37,992
Posted By simon
By a stroke of sheer coincidence, I just watched...

By a stroke of sheer coincidence, I just watched the C-Vault vid. Two factors at play, as it concerns us: curing and the humidity pack. In terms of curing, the humidity pack doesn't really do...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 04-06-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 1,053,773
Posted By simon
Apparently, the Caliber IV was introduced as a...

Apparently, the Caliber IV was introduced as a response to lower grade copies of Caliber III. I have some Caliber IVs on the way and will be modifying the original post, if they work out as planned....
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 06-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 1,053,773
Posted By simon
I deal with the same issue in the middle of...

I deal with the same issue in the middle of winter; the product feels relatively dry to the touch in 2-3 days. I take down the bud and jar immediately. It typically reaches a fairly high RH in a...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 06-17-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 1,053,773
Posted By simon
You're among friends! :joint: Simon

You're among friends!

:joint:

Simon
Forum: Sweet Seeds 06-15-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,719
Posted By simon
https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=27576&pictureid=895471

I uploaded this pic about a week ago, but didn't want to post it until I was sure the humidity stabilized and the weight was...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 05-30-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By simon
Very nice. Welcome to the forum. Simon

Very nice. Welcome to the forum.

Simon
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-29-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By simon
FWIW, for non-personal hash, I pull the 220 bag,...

FWIW, for non-personal hash, I pull the 220 bag, then the 160 and then the 25. Three bags. I suggested the 4-bag kit, as it allows you to get a good point of reference and see if this method right...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 05-28-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,170
Posted By simon
I've only used Digilux HPS' (1K) during...

I've only used Digilux HPS' (1K) during flowering. I have used a number of other enhanced-spectrum lamps in veg and in all truth haven't found them to veg all that differently than industrial lamps....
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-28-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By simon
I have a set of ebay el-cheapos, a set of Sprung...

I have a set of ebay el-cheapos, a set of Sprung bags, and a set of Bubblebags. The el-cheapos - low yield, low quality, a waste of time and skuff. Sprung bags are much better. And the Bubblebags are...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 05-28-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 51,408
Posted By simon
I had to look back at my post and see when I...

I had to look back at my post and see when I pulled so little. As for the critique, time-irrelevant, it may be safe to assume there's more than one square foot at play, as the post cites 5x600....
Forum: Sweet Seeds 05-28-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,719
Posted By simon
They do look very similar. Thanks. As you can...

They do look very similar. Thanks. As you can see, photography is not one of my strong suits.

That's the last of it; all test plants. After 7 years of working 7 days a week, I've shut down my op....
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