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Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 05-04-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,174
Posted By budlover123
Glad to here Will is a free man, as someone who...

Glad to here Will is a free man, as someone who got my case brought down to a misdemeanor for possession from my 2 felony counts for having "2 grow operations" which was basically a veg tent with 4...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 05-04-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,724
Posted By budlover123
Nepeta Cataria or catnip as a smokable herb for those on probation / supervision

Hello, it's been a while since I've been on here, I had my garden stolen by the police in late 2015 and since then I haven't had much desire to check out the forum. I started my probation about 2...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 12-04-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
you might be right, but that's far to logical a...

you might be right, but that's far to logical a way to look at it IMO, I don't want that in my system at all because i'm playing their little bullshit scenario where they saved me from the ravages of...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 12-01-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,237
Posted By budlover123
I agree that in the states it will be up to the...

I agree that in the states it will be up to the people, but I believe all the harm that was done by Nixon by making marijuana a Schedule 1 drug federally needs to be undone by the president to help...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 12-01-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
I've been working retail everyday since black...

I've been working retail everyday since black friday and all I want to do on my day off is smoke a bowl of some of the stuff I've been carefully growing for half the year, but I can't even get a bag...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By budlover123
It is sad that, here in America at least, the...

It is sad that, here in America at least, the media is an extreme failure. The news for the most part just portrays Snowden as a traitor and the leaks as making it easier for terrorists, and this is...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
Thanks for all the advice, I agree that my case...

Thanks for all the advice, I agree that my case will do NOTHING to change the status quo anyway, PA will be one of the LAST states to change these laws, it's run by alcoholics, pharmaceutical...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By budlover123
I tend to be outspoken about what I believe in, I...

I tend to be outspoken about what I believe in, I made the assertion in 2002 that if the Bush administration knew that, as the memo before 9/11 said "Bin Laden determined to attack America" and...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By budlover123
gotta pick one, war on drugs or war on terror

So Director of the CIA John Brennan couldn't wait to blame the Paris terrorist attacks on Edward Snowden, and the former director of the CIA, the same one who made up all the lies to get America to...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-20-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,156
Posted By budlover123
So sorry to hear about yet another victim of the...

So sorry to hear about yet another victim of the "war on drugs" (the war on people is more appropriate) having just got busted myself, the plan is to become one of the thousands of marijuana...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 31,162
Posted By budlover123
people who grow or even just have weed in most of...

people who grow or even just have weed in most of the united states can't own guns without it being a giant crime anyway, American's access to assault rifles and alike is rediculous anyway,...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-13-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
that just made my day, I would gladly be in debt...

that just made my day, I would gladly be in debt for years to get to the bottom of this crap.

***redacted***
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-12-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
Aint that the truth, yeah, my bro still lives at...

Aint that the truth, yeah, my bro still lives at home, and my sister is doing alright, I can probably get a loan from those guys and get me a good lawyer cause I need one.

We will not be...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-12-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
Thank you so much for the heartfelt responses,...

Thank you so much for the heartfelt responses, considering there is litigation pending, I will not be giving updates for a while, but I promise I'll come back and let yall know how things work out.
...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 11-12-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By budlover123
Forum: New Growers 09-06-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By budlover123
I agree with Midnight Tokar, those probably...

I agree with Midnight Tokar, those probably didn't need fertilizer at that point, they are probably over fertililized considering how young they are. try starting seeds in peat moss or seed starter...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 07-19-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
https://lightput.com/light_test_02.jpg ...

https://lightput.com/light_test_02.jpg




The blues and violets were a nice idea, but the under driven 500 white LEDs in those 50 watt packages on there are producing tons of light with very...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-26-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,228
Posted By budlover123
Those wouldn't be that good for eye protection...

Those wouldn't be that good for eye protection because the blue lighting is the most harmful for your eyes.
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-13-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
That's great, I don't have much experience using...

That's great, I don't have much experience using resistors to spread the load a little thinner, but it sounds like that does a great job, how hot does that LED get like that?



I found this...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-12-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,938
Posted By budlover123
The 60-watt on the driver is an actual watt...

The 60-watt on the driver is an actual watt rating, meaning that driver will crap out if it tries to draw above 60-watts and should probably not be drawing more than 50-watts for safe operation,...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-12-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By budlover123
you could take a 1750mA constant current adapter...

you could take a 1750mA constant current adapter and make a parallel circuit connecting 5 LEDs that are powered at 350mA each. A circuit in a series is connecting the positive of the driver to the...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-11-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By budlover123
I know it's hard to see in flower, but are you...

I know it's hard to see in flower, but are you sure they don't turn off completely in 5 minutes after you first turn them off? I don't know if these COB LED packages have capacitors or something in...
Forum: Micro Grows 03-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,785
Posted By budlover123
Hello, nice setup and grow so far. I'm wondering...

Hello, nice setup and grow so far. I'm wondering about the green light. Why do you have that? Is that a way to make potential light leaks less harmful by inundating the plants with green only? ...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-11-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
NP, DoubleTrippleOG, hope that helps, best of...

NP, DoubleTrippleOG, hope that helps, best of luck with your DIY LED project.



That's a great idea and a test that should be done. Unfortunately I have like 0 monies right now, but I imagine a...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
heatsinkUSA makes excellent heatsinks for this,...

heatsinkUSA makes excellent heatsinks for this, If you get one of their t-slotted heatsinks I know they fit 50-watt led's perfectly, If the 100-watt didn't fit perfect, you could at least still mount...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-10-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
$80 is a lot for that light, a 100watt chip will...

$80 is a lot for that light, a 100watt chip will cost about a 10th of that price

https://www.ebay.com/itm/like/111439792809?lpid=82&chn=ps

I would recommend just getting a bunch of these 50-100...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
Unfortunately I have nothing to update, but I'd...

Unfortunately I have nothing to update, but I'd love to see if The Dopest builds that 15 50-watt LED light. That should be a great light.
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-04-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
Unfortunately, I'm prohibited from showing what...

Unfortunately, I'm prohibited from showing what these lights actually do for many bullshit reasons that are out of my control, but I thought I'd share some recent lighting experiments if you are...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-04-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
Unfortunately, I'm prohibited from showing what...

Unfortunately, I'm prohibited from showing what these lights actually do for many bullshit reasons that are out of my control, but I thought I'd share some recent lighting experiments if you are...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
I've never personally tested 230mA but that...

I've never personally tested 230mA but that sounds like a good plan, 350 mA doesn't even get that hot, but hot enough that 15 or 16 of them on a heatsink would probably need great airflow for...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-04-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,376
Posted By budlover123
Drivers always have a maximum amount of volts...

Drivers always have a maximum amount of volts they support, 40V I think is pretty typical.

Those COB leds are simply a bunch of "pussy" LED's all on one board together pretty much.

That...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-04-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,938
Posted By budlover123
Hello. I'm not 100% sure. Please, someone...

Hello. I'm not 100% sure. Please, someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure these calculators deal with the older, constant voltage type LEDs and not the newer 1-100watt, constant current...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-04-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,376
Posted By budlover123
Just want to add to that point that if you have...

Just want to add to that point that if you have 16 red leds for example and a 700mA driver, you could use that 700mA driver to power all 16 red leds at 350mA if you want, assuming that 8 red LEDs...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 03-03-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
I would recommend getting a nice t-slotted...

I would recommend getting a nice t-slotted heatsink and getting cheap 50-watt leds from ebay, you can get them for about $5 each, and hooking like 16 of them up in a way that they only get powered at...
Forum: Micro Grows 03-02-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,950
Posted By budlover123
I want to bump this thread because turning a...

I want to bump this thread because turning a power supply into an HPS light fixture is pretty genius. Great idea.
Forum: Grow Diaries 02-27-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 36,867
Posted By budlover123
Giant grows like this are like looking into the...

Giant grows like this are like looking into the future for me, After the stuff is legal I'd love to get a job working at a farm like yours. Best of luck to you and your nugget factory :)
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-26-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 96,067
Posted By budlover123
It is good to have this info, but it technically...

It is good to have this info, but it technically doesn't really tell us much, although it practically does as long as light manufacturers aren't using super inefficient drivers.

Here's a test...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-26-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,889
Posted By budlover123
That's cool stuff, for any DIY'ers out there, I...

That's cool stuff, for any DIY'ers out there, I made software that would allow you to do this using LED drivers controlled by DMX, which is a wired communication protocol. You can get it here.
...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-17-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
That sucks about those 50-watt ones you got, it...

That sucks about those 50-watt ones you got, it looks like 1/2 the LEDs came pre fried on that one in the picture. I never noticed the heatsink not laying flat on the 50-watt ones I got, I also have...
Forum: Grow Room Safety 02-04-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,070
Posted By budlover123
Just put a label on the female end so you don't...

Just put a label on the female end so you don't plug any non-fans into it by accident.
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-04-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
no, should have invested in some kind of meter. I...

no, should have invested in some kind of meter. I was kind of hoping somebody with that kind of hardware made a test like this since then. The best that could be done was to use an SLR camera set on...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-03-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
https://lightput.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1041...

https://lightput.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1041

I used 2 300mA constant current LED drivers (no DMX control) to test how bright the 50-watt LEDs get at 300 and 150 mA. I got these for pretty ...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-03-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
https://lightput.com/50watt-5.jpg ...

https://lightput.com/50watt-5.jpg

https://lightput.com/50watt-6.jpg

https://lightput.com/50watt-7.jpg

The HeatsinkUSA heatsink does an ok job at cooling these off, there's only so much a...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 02-03-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,687
Posted By budlover123
Running "50-watt" LEDs at a 10th of their rating gets amazing results

Edit: There's a grower on this forum doing something with 50-watt LEDs running at 350mA right now!!! Thanks Cinderella Man
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=301894

this is a couple of...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 02-03-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By budlover123
If I have a seed that I don't plan on using for...

If I have a seed that I don't plan on using for several months, I put it in the freezer. I have had 5 year old seeds from the freezer work fine and 5 month old unfrozen, well kept seeds open up and...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 34,909
Posted By budlover123
I guess a controversy is better than an answer. ...

I guess a controversy is better than an answer. I'll get around to doing these experiments on legal plants eventually.
Forum: LED Grow Lights 08-25-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,966
Posted By budlover123
I'm talking about these things ...

I'm talking about these things

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free-shipping-2pcs-lot-50W-High-Power-LED-White-Warm-White-4500LM-50-Watt-LED-Lamp/1154606646.html

4500 lumens is a lot. This...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 08-25-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 39,625
Posted By budlover123
I'm not trying to be a dick, but a 108-watts...

I'm not trying to be a dick, but a 108-watts power draw for 9 LEDs at 900mA is pretty inefficient. I've seen modern LED drivers powering 36 LEDs at 700mA and only use around 80-92 watts.
...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 08-25-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,966
Posted By budlover123
I think the diodes you get in one of those big...

I think the diodes you get in one of those big 10-100 watt multi-diode LED things are generally lower quality than single diodes, but a 100-watt LED has 100 actual diodes built into it. If I had to...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 08-25-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,016
Posted By budlover123
They told me it would only work for a 24" one of...

They told me it would only work for a 24" one of those specific t-slotted heatsinks.
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