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Forum: Ace Seeds 08-01-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Ace advertises it as 100% sativa.

Ace advertises it as 100% sativa.
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-31-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
He didn't say. But why don't you scroll up to...

He didn't say. But why don't you scroll up to see what Dubi said. You do know how to scroll through a thread, right?

I'm not in the know. Dubi said it all. Don't be lazy. Go check it yourself.
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-31-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Good sativa/indica cross, misadvertised as 100%...

Good sativa/indica cross, misadvertised as 100% sativa. That's all.

+++++++++++

But there is a larger point here: Breeders don't really know what they have, so when they sell it, they say...
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-31-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Yup. In fact, I've got NepJam going right now,...

Yup. In fact, I've got NepJam going right now, because I like the strain a lot. My commentary about the quality of Ace seeds has always been positive. It's the false marketing and their suggestion...
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-31-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Bob, you're late to this conversation. But...

Bob, you're late to this conversation. But scroll back, and you'll see that Dubi himself conceded that (a) NepJam is part indica; and (b) Ace has never done any testing to know what all's in there. ...
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-31-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
I can think of a simpler explanation: To sell...

I can think of a simpler explanation: To sell seeds.
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-31-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
How do you know? How do we know anything about...

How do you know? How do we know anything about the genetics of a strain if (a) all we know is what the breeder (who is, after all, trying to sell seeds) tells us; and (b) the breeder hasn't done any...
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-29-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
If all that's true, no one should market a...

If all that's true, no one should market a variety as "100% Sativa." Not unless they've done the genetic testing to know.
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 07-25-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
Defoliated plants with more leaves than...

Defoliated plants with more leaves than undefoliated plants? I think I'm confused.
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
I can't speak to your other issues, but NepJam is...

I can't speak to your other issues, but NepJam is not 100% sativa, as Dubi at Ace Seeds has acknowledged in this thread. He goes so far as to say it's a cross, but they can't even tell what's in it...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 07-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
Nice, hempfield. Looks like it will be a nice...

Nice, hempfield. Looks like it will be a nice harvest. I'm looking forward to the dry weight comparison between the defoliated and non-defoliated plants.

I had no idea NYCD was a 12-13 week...
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 372,105
Posted By komboloi
tjo's Malawi grow is the most impressive I've...

tjo's Malawi grow is the most impressive I've seen. I highly recommend the grow-link in his signature for how to do Malawi right. I think for a grow other than DWC, it might need a bit stronger...
Forum: Landraces 07-09-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,184
Posted By komboloi
Your analogy to other farmers is flawed. ...

Your analogy to other farmers is flawed.

Farmers of other crops generally don't care what pollinates their crops, because they are selling the fruit, which either has seeds anyway or is a seedless...
Forum: Ace Seeds 07-06-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Isn't it a bit misleading for Ace to advertise...

Isn't it a bit misleading for Ace to advertise Nepalese Jam as "100% Sativa"? That's what the website says. "100% sativa." But Dubi concedes that it's likely an indica cross and hasn't been...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,130,654
Posted By komboloi
Makes sense to me. I think it would work, but I...

Makes sense to me. I think it would work, but I doubt it would be a big improvement over a straight hempy. There is enough oxygen dissolved in water to keep the roots in the reservoir supplied for...
Forum: Ace Seeds 06-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
I'm on Day 34 of veg for my NepJam. I'm vegging...

I'm on Day 34 of veg for my NepJam. I'm vegging six plants from seed under 192 watts of T5HO, hand watered 6 inch rockwool cubes and GH Flora series nutes, diluted to about ¾ strength. The plants...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-21-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,130,654
Posted By komboloi
I've got kind of modified hempy thing going that...

I've got kind of modified hempy thing going that I like a lot. 5 gallon buckets with drain holes about 2 inches from the bottom. Inside the buckets sit 8" rockwool cubes and on top of those 6"...
Forum: Landraces 06-20-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,184
Posted By komboloi
One thing we DON'T want is lots of mystery pollen...

One thing we DON'T want is lots of mystery pollen flying around and seeding our grows.

That's one thing the antis don't get when they oppose industrial hemp production. All those plants with no...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 06-20-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,199
Posted By komboloi
At least not until after harvest, right?:biggrin:...

At least not until after harvest, right?:biggrin:

Very nice, Benny. Very nice. Agree with you about the hunger for N. With 4.5 weeks to go, those flowers still need healthy leaves to keep...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-20-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By komboloi
Relying on breeders -- even small ones -- to tell...

Relying on breeders -- even small ones -- to tell us what they have is like letting vegetable farmers self-report voluntarily whether they are growing organically. Maybe they are, maybe they aren't....
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By komboloi
Don't ignore the Canadian breeders. I've had...

Don't ignore the Canadian breeders. I've had good results from seeds acquired from the British Columbia Seed Company, Dr. Atomic, and Jordan of the Islands. The Vancouver Seed Bank carries a nice...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 06-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
I'm going to keep an open mind and await results...

I'm going to keep an open mind and await results from hempfield.
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By komboloi
Amen, brother. The technology exists to do...

Amen, brother. The technology exists to do genetic testing, and it's not that expensive for a lab that has the equipment. University agricultural departments do this all the time. Don't count on...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By komboloi
I've had mixed experience with European breeders....

I've had mixed experience with European breeders. My success has been better with British Columbian breeders, but that may just be luck. The problem for us buyers is that these breeders could tell...
Forum: Ace Seeds 06-17-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By komboloi
Can't answer your questions about CBG or the...

Can't answer your questions about CBG or the Boutique, but I'll say two things relevant to your post:

1. Age of seeds matters, but so does method of storage. Don't assume the seeds that failed...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,130,654
Posted By komboloi
Fungus gnats. Ugh. How I hate those little...

Fungus gnats. Ugh. How I hate those little farkers. I've never tried DE or Gnatnix. The only plant-and-smoker-friendly treatment I've come across are sprays of pyrethrin + sulphur dilutes. But...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 06-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
This is incorrect. The reason for spreading out...

This is incorrect. The reason for spreading out a plant and evening the canopy is to expose more of the whole plant to light -- not just the flowers -- so that the energy of the light is more...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,130,654
Posted By komboloi
With the surge in use of coco coir by growers in...

With the surge in use of coco coir by growers in the last ten years, I just had this image of millions of bald coconuts lying on the beach, stripped smooth like softballs.

Like all those wingless...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 06-14-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,472
Posted By komboloi
I found this from Med-Man. It's a post from...

I found this from Med-Man. It's a post from yesterday in another thread:

"hey dudes

i had the pleasure of hanging out with my organic chemist today in toronto

he said its virtualy...
Forum: Toker's Den 06-14-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 70,411
Posted By komboloi
Yep. Sometimes a good catalyst is just what you...

Yep. Sometimes a good catalyst is just what you need. Good luck, Rob.
Forum: Ace Seeds 06-14-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Thank you, ThaiBliss, scai, and orfeas. I will...

Thank you, ThaiBliss, scai, and orfeas. I will grow these plants out to maturity and let you know my experience. I'm going to give them 40 days of veg before flowering (they are at day 26 now), so...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-14-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 825,246
Posted By komboloi
I think every page of this thread is required to...

I think every page of this thread is required to have certain specific questions asked, so I'll do it on this page 234:

1. Those Blumats don't work as moisture sensors, do they?
2. There's no...
Forum: Ace Seeds 06-13-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 966
Sticky: Nepalese Jam
Views: 300,005
Posted By komboloi
Hmm. My NepJam don't look anything like those. ...

Hmm. My NepJam don't look anything like those. Mine all have very indica-looking traits. Short internode length and very broad fat leaves at 25 days of veg. Lots (lots) of pheno variation among...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 06-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 102,715
Posted By komboloi
Very nice, ZZTops. I like how clean you keep...

Very nice, ZZTops. I like how clean you keep your grow area too. Is that 864 watts of T5 lighting you have there? I'd be interested to get your impression of the effectiveness of that side...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 06-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
Interesting. It'll be fun to see what the dry...

Interesting. It'll be fun to see what the dry harvested weight comparison looks like.

I was thinking about this the other night. With other flowering plants I've dealt with (roses, berries,...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 06-11-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
I'm keeping an open mind on this experiment and...

I'm keeping an open mind on this experiment and am very interested in others' experiences. But I don't think having a 2 month old plant only 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide would be a goal of...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 06-11-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,472
Posted By komboloi
My point was that I don't believe you get all...

My point was that I don't believe you get all that shit out, no matter what you do. Maybe a highly-developed lab with some very expensive equipment could, but having sampled a lot of stuff from a...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 06-10-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,472
Posted By komboloi
Acetone/butane/pentane... Man, I'm done putting...

Acetone/butane/pentane... Man, I'm done putting that stuff in my lungs, despite the kick-ass high. I know we think we're extracting the bad stuff and only leaving the good. But we aren't that...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 06-10-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,199
Posted By komboloi
Tents sure do complicate things. Everybody seems...

Tents sure do complicate things. Everybody seems to want one, and I sort of get it. But then I look at my more simple set up of plants in a spare room and think how fortunate I am not to need one.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-07-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 825,246
Posted By komboloi
And this applies to that same 99%.

And this applies to that same 99%.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-07-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 825,246
Posted By komboloi
This applies to 99% of the posts I read in MJ...

This applies to 99% of the posts I read in MJ cultivation forums.
Forum: Ace Seeds 06-06-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,408
Posted By komboloi
One thing I want to add: I've done grows...

One thing I want to add:

I've done grows with RO water and GH nutes without checking the pH. I know now that the pH was too low by the book. But the grows were successful and without problems. ...
Forum: Ace Seeds 06-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,408
Posted By komboloi
Here's a dirty secret I don't tell most people: ...

Here's a dirty secret I don't tell most people: My tap water is about 630 ppm, which is approximately EC 1.25. And the pH is approximately 7.5. That's extremely hard water. I've done grows using...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 06-06-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
Interesting. The non-defoliated plants appear to...

Interesting. The non-defoliated plants appear to be taller in each side-by-side photo. To me that suggests that the fan leaves are at least producing plant growth of some kind that the...
Forum: Ace Seeds 05-30-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,906
Posted By komboloi
Congratulations on a fine grow, tjo! I thought...

Congratulations on a fine grow, tjo! I thought it was just one plant. Three?
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 05-29-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 825,246
Posted By komboloi
Sometimes it's just necessary for someone who...

Sometimes it's just necessary for someone who knows what s/he is talking about to speak up.

Good job and thanks, Rives.
Forum: Ace Seeds 05-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,906
Posted By komboloi
This is bad advice in my humble opinion, because...

This is bad advice in my humble opinion, because it doesn't take into account your specific situation.

It's good advice if your buds are perfectly ready for a long sealed cure. But you can't just...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 05-29-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
Oh Lordy....

Oh Lordy....
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 05-28-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,199
Posted By komboloi
You've got a good one going there, Benny. ...

You've got a good one going there, Benny. Congratulations.

Question: How do you physically manage the plants? I mean, you have to push the tops behind the screen at least, right? Do you pull...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 05-27-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,141
Posted By komboloi
Sorry, but I think this is malarkey, brought to...

Sorry, but I think this is malarkey, brought to you by the same people who assert that plants respond to soothing music. Long-running myths with no scientific basis.
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