I've spoken to several local growers and they tend to take their sweet time about it. Go out, light one up, cut the colas and pick every bud, sit have a beer, then pack out.
I would expect a guerilla to jump in, cut the colas, and get the hell out or risk getting caught in the act. After all, the small remaining buds from say 40 plants can't amount to much more than about 4-5oz.
Weather and strain dependent....or whether or not seeing any evidence of others (foot prints, voices) within the general area.
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Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.
Instant gratification takes too long.
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cut branches to same length make tight bundles. the leaves protect the buds a bit as they are bundeled up. put in many layers of garbage bag then into backpack and then i walk home. there is no point getting busted at the very end of all that hard work, while driving the harvest home