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Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-24-2011, 02:34 AM
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Posted By BorkBorkBork
Here's a tip that may be useful to others. ...

Here's a tip that may be useful to others.

My setup is a loop design, single outlet from my res (10 gal sterilite tub) that tee's off creating a loop, drain with on/off at the end.

I struggled...
Forum: Grow Diaries 03-29-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Thanks for being aboard guys, hope you enjoy the...

Thanks for being aboard guys, hope you enjoy the ride!

Updated pictures, here's what the flower side looks like now. Whitey mom and a whole mess of Space Queen. The Whitey is the big girl in the...
Forum: Grow Diaries 03-28-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Howdy folks, mega-upgrades are fairly complete,...

Howdy folks, mega-upgrades are fairly complete, new run in progress. Thought about starting a new thread, but decided to just update in here for now.


Essentials:

Long shallow closet, sliding...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-16-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Good tip! This ^^ will be fraking EPIC! ...

Good tip!


This ^^ will be fraking EPIC!

:greenstars:
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 03-11-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,355
Posted By BorkBorkBork
I debated it, when I needed that design, but the...

I debated it, when I needed that design, but the cost is ridiculous compared to other filters (at least when I looked at them) and I couldn't find any reliable reviews. In the end, I was going to...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 03-07-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,072
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Won't work for me. 1. No extra closet space...

Won't work for me.

1. No extra closet space anywhere
2. Odor control!

I tried the tent idea (I have a spare DR-60) with a 100 cfm fan blowing across ONA, but my house wreaked of dank...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 03-07-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,072
Posted By BorkBorkBork
I leave the corners cracked, so there is air...

I leave the corners cracked, so there is air exchange. They just don't get the full force of the air vortex in my closet (a/c + fans are moving the air around pretty well in the enclosed closet). ...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-07-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Blumat Jr != Blumat. Here is the Jr:...

Blumat Jr != Blumat.

Here is the Jr: https://www.sustainablevillage.com/products/blumat-junior-houseplants-single

Here is the Blumat (what this thread is about): ...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-07-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Aaaah, that one's easy! Just tie a knot (I...

Aaaah, that one's easy!

Just tie a knot (I tie two knots for good measure) in the little pieces of brown tubing that come with the patio set. Then connect that to an empty blumat feeder T. Turn...
Forum: Toker's Den 03-07-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,102
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Trusting my wellbeing to a busted ass ladder when...

Trusting my wellbeing to a busted ass ladder when mounting a fan/box combo in the attic, the bitch slipped out from under me and I come crashing out of my crawlspace. I was hobbling for weeks. ...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-07-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Que? The on/off drain in the middle? The...

Que?

The on/off drain in the middle? The cable management doo-hickey? The quick-disconnects?

Not sure which component you mean, but I'll be glad to explain anything.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-07-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
My ish is tiiight

(try number two, managed to bork my last post)

I've got my system pretty pimped, time to show off.

Res is a 10 gal sterilite tub, definately not pimpin, and will be upgraded soon to a "real"...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-07-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
My ish is tiiiiiiight

Bah, site ate my post. Will try again.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 03-07-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,072
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Here is the dry box I discussed earlier, simple...

Here is the dry box I discussed earlier, simple DIY, and the pictures should be all the help you need.

I don't have an accurate reading of how it affects temp and humidity, but I can tell you that...
Forum: Organic Soil 02-22-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,048,499
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Nope, they're all on blumats, so there's no...

Nope, they're all on blumats, so there's no wet/dry cycle.



It will be interesting to see the rootball after harvest anyways (which is this weekend).



That does bring up an interesting...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-22-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Hmm, interesting. I did a quick Google search...

Hmm, interesting. I did a quick Google search for "30 amp contactor", I assume you made a housing or something for it? Or does it go into your breaker box?
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 02-19-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Great minds think alike, I discovered the same...

Great minds think alike, I discovered the same thing a little while ago! :)
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-19-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Roger Dodger. I went with the C.A.P device...

Roger Dodger.

I went with the C.A.P device due to the remote sensor. Hope it works a charm.

Thanks folks!
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-16-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Yep, already tested the A/C to make sure it can...

Yep, already tested the A/C to make sure it can handle a power event.

My plan is to set the controls to 69 at night at 75 at day, and set the AC itself to 69. Sound about right?
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-16-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Excellent! Does it have a remote thermostat,...

Excellent!

Does it have a remote thermostat, or is the thermostat built into the base itself? Remote would be ideal (to measure at canopy, rather than at my a/c's electrical outlet, which is near...
Forum: Organic Soil 02-16-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,048,499
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Looks about right, eh? I guess the fact that...

Looks about right, eh?

I guess the fact that they were runts is what's keeping my girls in the 6in square pots healthy (and less light pushing them)?
Forum: Organic Soil 02-16-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,784
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Posted By BorkBorkBork
Thanks guys! Glad to know, I was worried the...

Thanks guys! Glad to know, I was worried the brown spots were something more serious.

Makes sense that smart pot = bigger roots = more need for food.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-16-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By BorkBorkBork
lol, i feel your pain, been there done that. ...

lol, i feel your pain, been there done that.

those ratchet hangers are the tits.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-16-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Using these you could probably lift a hundred...

Using these you could probably lift a hundred fitty pound filter, by yourself, without too much hassle (as long as your roof hooks are SOLID)
...
Forum: Organic Soil 02-16-2011, 01:26 AM
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Posted By BorkBorkBork
Here is a curious one. 6 plants total, same...

Here is a curious one.

6 plants total, same batch of soil mix (Promix LC's with Dry Fert recipe) for all 6. 4 are in 2 gal SmartPots and all four show the same symptoms. 2 are in 6in square...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-16-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Programmable thermostat for window banger A/C

Has anyone used one of these before? I've been trying to find a way to get lower night temps in my setup (my temps are steeeeeeeeady, varying only a few degrees total). Came across these, and they...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 02-15-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 314,885
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Running a little cloning test. On the left,...

Running a little cloning test.

On the left, 6 "top" cuts, bigger and thicker stems.

On the right, 6 lower cuts, thinner smaller shoots.

Time to see which roots faster.
...
Forum: Grow Diaries 02-15-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Space Queen @ 41 Days ...

Space Queen @ 41 Days


https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=11424&pictureid=603201
https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=11424&pictureid=603202...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-15-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By BorkBorkBork
LC's w/ Dry Ferts, early fade w/ brown spots

Strain of Mj? Space Queen
Hydroponic or soil? Soil
From seed or clone? Clones
Age of plant in question? Day 41
What stage (Veg/Flower; how many days into)? Flower (41)
Medium (Soil, Rockwool,...
Forum: Grow Diaries 02-03-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Whatsup peeps?!? Thanks for stopping by...

Whatsup peeps?!?

Thanks for stopping by killer and random.

Sorry it's been so long since an update, and since, I've managed to lose the harvest pics, bah! SO it'll be a little while before...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 02-03-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Blumat Quick Disconnect

Here it is (thanks to dunkydunk for pointing me in the right direction at the hardware store), the Ghetto Fab Blumat Feed Line Lowes Sourced Quick Disconnect System Extraordinarie (GFBFLSQDSE for...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 02-02-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,072
Posted By BorkBorkBork
I now hang my buds directly in BOXES. ...

I now hang my buds directly in BOXES.

Cardboard paper boxes (the kind that reams of printer paper come in) are perfect for this.

I punch some holes in the lid, and run string through them. ...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 02-02-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Thanks WM, it was (partially) helpful :) The...

Thanks WM, it was (partially) helpful :) The problem, or one of them at least, is that I'm a hands on guy, and from looking at that, even knowing what you've told me, I'm still pretty lost on what...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 01-08-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Ugh, someone help me out here, I'm having no...

Ugh, someone help me out here, I'm having no luck.

My system is thiiiiis close to being totally and utterly PIMPED. The only thing missing is quick-disconnects! I need quick-disconnects for the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-15-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,355
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Your problem is that your fan is too fast, moves...

Your problem is that your fan is too fast, moves too much air. You're exceeding the rated MAX cfm of the filter by nearly 100 cfm.

Buy a variac speed controller, and run your fan at ~75% and...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 12-15-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By BorkBorkBork
The Rev swears by MH in flower, especially for...

The Rev swears by MH in flower, especially for sativas and sat dominant hybrids.
Forum: Grow Diaries 11-23-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Hey killer, thanks for stopping by. I...

Hey killer, thanks for stopping by.

I agree, the tents are great, aren't they? Glad to have you along, and thanks for the compliments!

UPDATE TIME


Veg room, small group of Whitey clones...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 11-23-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 314,885
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Thanks Brother Bear, glad you like! A word...

Thanks Brother Bear, glad you like!

A word of warning though, I stopped by Target to stock up on a few more today..."sorry sir, we don't stock those at this time of year."

/sigh

Fortunately,...
Forum: Organic Soil 11-14-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,147
Sticky: Tea Article
Views: 319,432
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Whew! Powered through this thread over the...

Whew!

Powered through this thread over the last 2 days, good stuff! Lot's of good info, and I'll be picking up a stronger air-pump ASAP. Even with a wimpy pump, my simple tea seems to be doing...
Forum: Grow Diaries 11-14-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Howdy all, time for an update. Life is...

Howdy all, time for an update.

Life is hectic as ever, probably more so.

Current run is doing fantastic. Looks like my healthiest run yet. I think with LC's and dry fert recipe, multiple...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 11-14-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,201
Views: 1,216,140
Posted By BorkBorkBork
OP's method, groomed from early veg. First...

OP's method, groomed from early veg.

First post-flip defol at day 19.

Pre-op

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=11424&pictureid=534215...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 11-14-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 314,885
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Got another run of clones going now, trying it...

Got another run of clones going now, trying it without any rooting hormone this time, just snip and in the cloner.
Forum: Grow Diaries 10-29-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
It ain't big, but it's all mine mine mine! ...

It ain't big, but it's all mine mine mine!

Thanks for stopping by Sunny! :)
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 10-27-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 314,885
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Glad you like Dave! I have always clipped my...

Glad you like Dave!

I have always clipped my clones, progressing from a little to a lot. With this particular device, it is basically mandatory, since the clones are so close together (at least...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 10-27-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 905,058
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Question, which I have a vague recollection may...

Question, which I have a vague recollection may have already been asked some posts back: How high do you crank up your Blumats?

I use LC's with dry ferts in the soil (see the Organics for...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 10-27-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 212,561
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Preach it! (Not anymore for me though!:jump:)

Preach it!

(Not anymore for me though!:jump:)
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 10-23-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,043
Views: 314,885
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Couldn't find the ice tubes at my local Wally...

Couldn't find the ice tubes at my local Wally World, but I did find these popsicle trays at Target.

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=23983&pictureid=517223


Remove the "sticks"...
Forum: Grow Diaries 10-22-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,756
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Been a while

Update time!

Harvest has come and gone, little bit of revamp. On with the show.


Day or two prior to harvest. Due to scheduling of next harvest on x-mas day since I'll be free and have...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 10-20-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 967,238
Posted By BorkBorkBork
Color me interested. Anyone running this with...

Color me interested. Anyone running this with Blumats?
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 10-01-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 212,561
Posted By BorkBorkBork
So frakking lovely! I call this my day-dream...

So frakking lovely! I call this my day-dream thread.

Just stellar.

Quick question Lazy, mind sharing the shop where you get your blumat hose and parts (especially if they do mailorder).
...
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