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Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 07-11-2018, 03:50 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
TLC analysis must continue.

TLC analysis must continue.
Forum: Toker's Den 07-05-2018, 01:39 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIALDISCOMBOBULATION. ...

ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIALDISCOMBOBULATION.

btw: strange but true, it's the forum software inserting that space after 30 chars which is ruining my attempt at a new Guinness World Record for longest...
Forum: Toker's Den 07-05-2018, 01:37 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
unsavory Example: "omfg, you're so unsavory...

unsavory
Example: "omfg, you're so unsavory ..... if not uncouth and unsavory!"
Forum: Toker's Den 07-05-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 253
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Posted By PhenoMenal
uncouth Example: "omfg, you're so uncouth!" ...

uncouth
Example: "omfg, you're so uncouth!"

i love it. Let's bring it back #2018or2019orsommit
Forum: New Growers 06-11-2018, 03:15 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
you can use Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) to...

you can use Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) to see the approximate cannabinoid profile pretty much from as soon as the first true leaves appear. The profile is genetically pre-determined and unique...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-11-2018, 03:11 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
nepotism (noun) the practice among those with...

nepotism (noun) the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
Forum: Toker's Den 06-03-2018, 04:16 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
feckless (adj.) lacking initiative or strength of...

feckless (adj.) lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible.
eg. "My daughter Ivanka isn't feckless, she's so full of feck, more feck than anyone I know, believe me"
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-15-2018, 03:54 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
one would HOPE that LE is spending their time on...

one would HOPE that LE is spending their time on more important issues than people trying to grow 1 plant of fricken high-CBD low-THC HEMP, yes
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 363
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Posted By PhenoMenal
Ringodoggie, please don't take it the wrong way...

Ringodoggie, please don't take it the wrong way mate. We're just all trying to learn about something that has very little published info, so I'm just trying to help encourage that share of...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 03:24 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
finding CBD is the hard part lol ...

finding CBD is the hard part lol

Ringodoggie, trust me this thread has already provided everything you need to find FBBB/FBB mate ... i think you just need to either tweak your google search...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 03:10 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
:( Ringodoggie ... so even Google and CAS...

:(
Ringodoggie ... so even Google and CAS number isn't enough?
I agree it is not the easiest thing to find, but it's out there.

Also, and again, try contacting your local labs/chemsupplies to...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 02:44 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
YES, you have given back! :) thankyou (hell, we...

YES, you have given back! :) thankyou (hell, we still don't even have a dozen people who've posted plates!)
You're one of the very few people here who've posted TLC plates or experimental...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 02:41 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
eh? that makes sense to me as i'm in IT, but I...

eh? that makes sense to me as i'm in IT, but I didn't expect to see it in a chemistry perspective lol ... afterall you won't be releasing either source code or binaries
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 02:31 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
no worries mate, all good :) thankyou for being...

no worries mate, all good :) thankyou for being clear about your position either way. I'm just happy to have another friend to play with hahaha, TLC for cannabinoids remains a lonely sandpit because...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 02:16 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
why can't you say publicly? we're all trying to...

why can't you say publicly? we're all trying to learn from each other, and you wouldn't even be at this point now if you hadn't received public help, in particular from people in this thread :)
...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 01:57 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
what's solvent system #3? btw apart from...

what's solvent system #3?

btw apart from chloroform, the only other mobile eluent ive tried is Hexane : Diethyl Ether (4 : 1)
But chloroform seems to give better separation/resolution, it only...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 01:29 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
YES!!! would be a very cool experiment, that's in...

YES!!! would be a very cool experiment, that's in regards to the Edge Effect™ which i only learned about a few days ago thanks to the book/pdf our savior GO Joe linked to -- ive never used filter...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 12:48 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
gotta love the beautiful vibrancy of FBBB, made...

gotta love the beautiful vibrancy of FBBB, made even more perdy with rich cannabinoid profiles :) it definitely has brightness and contrast turned up a notch compared to the FBB it succeeded!...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-14-2018, 03:59 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
not sure exactly when my next TLC run will be,...

not sure exactly when my next TLC run will be, sometime in the next three months anyway, but i intend to sacrifice a plate to do some lanes with FRUIT mmm... just out of curiosity and cos i find it...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-12-2018, 09:41 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
no ive never heated my plates, havent felt the...

no ive never heated my plates, havent felt the need to, i keep them stored in an airtight bag with a lot of silica and rice tho
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-12-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
so why was the 1st single-lane test you did with...

so why was the 1st single-lane test you did with premade plates noticeably streakier than the subsequent ones?

(you've just got up and running and still experimenting with dialing it in, so i...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-12-2018, 08:50 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
Houston this is dongle, we have good separation!...

Houston this is dongle, we have good separation! :)
looks like some healthy CBG levels in that sample too
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-12-2018, 04:02 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
I've read the full thread about three times,...

I've read the full thread about three times, which is about as many times as i've seen every Seinfeld episode


for security reasons that's probably not a good idea, but you've got the CAS number...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-12-2018, 03:38 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
dongle, nice! the brakes are off now! Good to...

dongle,
nice! the brakes are off now!
Good to be on the pro plates if only to eliminate other issues that your plates mightve been giving you ... maybe then you'll be able to suss out the procedure...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 07:21 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
doh :( hopefully a bit better luck with the pro...

doh :( hopefully a bit better luck with the pro plates
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 12:21 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
u should get a smaller pyrex dish! im only using...

u should get a smaller pyrex dish! im only using 25ml dye solution, thats enough for 3 (5x10cm) plates. It'll only cost about $10-30 but halve the amount of sodium hydroxide and FBBB youre going...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 07:26 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
yeah i can't wait for tomorrow, woohoo!

yeah i can't wait for tomorrow, woohoo!
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 07:05 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
you should end up with a fairly clean vertical...

you should end up with a fairly clean vertical line in each lane, with the rest of the plate clear, so im not sure why youve got so much color all over the plates... also especially weird in that...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 06:18 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
Hungry Hungry Hippos.

Hungry Hungry Hippos.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 05:50 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
ahh ok. Good to know either way. Anyway only one...

ahh ok. Good to know either way. Anyway only one more sleep til ya get the pro plates lol, rock n roll
(and if you still have no success with those you can just blame the f254 indicator, i see what...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 05:39 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
hopefully if it all works out well and you get it...

hopefully if it all works out well and you get it dialed in you can write a tutorial for homemade plates, seems a good way to save a few bucks if they work just as well as the pro plates


cool....
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 05:29 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
my chloroform is AR grade, minimum assay 99.8%,...

my chloroform is AR grade, minimum assay 99.8%, stabilised with ethanol ~1%, probably the same as yours yeah

for extraction i use hexane, but ive also seen chloroform used with success in this...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-11-2018, 04:43 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
yeah i have nfi regarding the homemade plates, so...

yeah i have nfi regarding the homemade plates, so it'll be interesting when the pro ones arrive so you can compare! it'd be great though if your homemade ones ended up just as viable for this

if...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 05:45 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
(btw i posted this msg before i saw your 50ml...

(btw i posted this msg before i saw your 50ml message). 50mL MIGHT be a lot, depending on your setup .... i mean i only use 1mL hexane to extract in each eppendorf tube, and 12mL eluent (eg 12mL...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 02:04 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
ideally your FBB would've come packed with dry...

ideally your FBB would've come packed with dry ice. Im still getting results just as vibrant today as when i first got my vial of FBB, so it seems like it'll last for many many years assuming it's...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 01:52 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
altho i have no idea, im sure it'll be perfectly...

altho i have no idea, im sure it'll be perfectly fine. Fast Blue is so specific in its reaction anyway, and f254 isnt a cannabinoid or phenolic or similar so it shouldnt react. It will be another...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 01:45 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
Science, where safety is #1 priority!

Science, where safety is #1 priority!
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 01:18 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
btw, seeing as you didn't shop around (!) so...

btw, seeing as you didn't shop around (!) so ended up with plates with fluro indicator in them i wonder if it might be worth buying a $5 light or whatever off ebay to check them out (before Fast Blue...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 363
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Posted By PhenoMenal
dongle, ive never made TLC plates so I can't give...

dongle, ive never made TLC plates so I can't give you any help there, kudos for giving it a go though!
Yes you can also just buy 20cm ones and cut in half etc, another benefit of aluminium over...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 11:37 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
dongle, i just checked, the ones im using are...

dongle, i just checked, the ones im using are German-made by Merck, "TLC Silica gel 60", aluminium, 5 x 10 cm. It's a small box of 50 plates, and cost ~US$75 when i bought them a year or two ago, so...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 10:06 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
no i always stand the plates in the jar in...

no i always stand the plates in the jar in portrait mode, as you can see with all my plate scans. The 5cm width is just enough for 5 lanes but i usually do 4, and the 10cm height is comfortable room...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-10-2018, 08:09 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
dongle, i use a micro-pipette device with 1uL...

dongle, i use a micro-pipette device with 1uL tips, and I only use 2 or 3 drops from that per TLC lane. (1mL being 1000uL, we're talking less than a bees dick). Definitely don't wanna be using an...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-08-2018, 10:39 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
sweet, again always nice to have options! any...

sweet, again always nice to have options! any idea if anisaldehyde is better than vanillin?

like vanillin, anisaldehyde seems inexpensive enough, eg https://www.alfa.com/en/catalog/A15364/ lists...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-08-2018, 04:04 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
yep give me that link now that I've used...

yep give me that link now that I've used trial-and-error to figure the bloody process out haha :) j/k, it's sweet to have some quality literacy on it!


coincidinky! i was wondering about that...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By PhenoMenal
Birdfriend, i'm not sure who you are (and Join...

Birdfriend, i'm not sure who you are (and Join Date: Apr 2018), and your account settings dont allow PM's so i couldn't ask "eh?"
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-07-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By PhenoMenal
No. You will read in more detail now :) I...

No. You will read in more detail now :)

I didn't even realise it was possible to do this until it was too late for one of my family members who had cancer. I will not let my family go without...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-07-2018, 01:10 PM
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Views: 535
Posted By PhenoMenal
mmmmm, KFC popcorn chicken

mmmmm, KFC popcorn chicken
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-07-2018, 12:29 PM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
wow, this book is a beauty, thanks again Joe! ...

wow, this book is a beauty, thanks again Joe!
page 66 solves the mystery of that "edge effect" which has had me perplexed!
The reason: Insufficient chamber saturation.
The solution: use filter...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-07-2018, 06:24 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
searching the pdf for "cannab" shows a few...

searching the pdf for "cannab" shows a few mentions :)
Including this interesting sentence, which makes no mention of Fast Blue BB (im guessing the book was written just before BB was...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-07-2018, 04:53 AM
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Posted By PhenoMenal
yep mine is "Chloroform AR stabilised with...

yep mine is "Chloroform AR stabilised with ethanol", ~US$30 for 500mL/17 fl oz. Min assay 99.8%, so i guess only a few drops of ethanol are needed to stabilise it!
I only use 12mL for the mobile...
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