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  1. Just bought a new house & as im doing bits ready for it to move into i thought id document my cellar growroom build. Hope you enjoy the thread. Love you all Heres the first stage before the plasterer came, extraction straight into the chimney breast, this room the photo is taken from is going to be the pool room & the chimney breast overboarded. The hole is 8inch in diameter which is perfect for me to run oversized fan etc I'll update as things are happening
  2. Hi guys (and girls), I am just in the process of building myself a small secondary room in my loft for purpose of clones/seeds/ and general vegging until all is good to go into my main room. My camera is broke on my phone so I can't show pictures at the minute, but out of beams of wood, 18mm loft paneling, and some mdf board I have my self a little box room that is 1.25m high, 1.7m wide and 0.9m long. Will be insulated and then reflected with mylar or radiator sheeting. White plastic sheet on the floor. (kinda proud of myself tbh) I just want some opinions as to whether extraction and filter is neccessary, I will be running a 300w CFL with a basic reflector and im hoping that keeps the temperature up during the colder months, light will be on between 20-24 hours a day to also aid to get it near to 21-22 as possible. If I can maintain the correct temps, and a correct humidity (for clones and young plants) with just the light and an osclillating desk fan, is extraction neccessary while theyre that small. I only want them around 10 inch max before I swap into my main room. Its all speculation of course at this stage, but I will be able to test in a day or two. Any advice always appreciated, as always.
  3. Hi all, finally got my first one up and running. It's been a lot of trial and error, putting things together, pulling them back down etc, but think I've finally got it somewhere near right. The biggest obstacle for me has been the noise of the extraction. I've made a shabby DIY silencer box out of cardboard, rockwool, acoustic ducting and a shit load of tape, hung it from the ridge in the loft and it seems to have (almost) done the trick. I can only hear air movement when I'm inside the grow room and it's cancelled out 99% of vibrations, had my ears to every wall floor and ceiling in the house. However I'm still paranoid, partly because I've been listening so much I can hear next door drop a pin and I'm thinking every noise I hear is "something up with the fan" or its moved, partly because I've boxed in an electrical appliance that's running 24/7, and stuffed it full of insulation is it a fire risk? When this is done I'd like to invest in a quieter extraction system for peace of mind. On ebay I've found things like QBF Low Noise Hydroponics Box Fan and also been looking at the TD fans. Are these any good or is an RVK in a home made box the way to go? Thanks all
  4. Would this fan, the one with the built in temp and speed controller, be too big for a 1.2 x 1.2 x 2m high tent, running it on low speed? Its rated at only 29db, quieter than the 6" KSA. I need quiet as possible, just wondering if anybody uses them and if indeed they are quiet. And does the whooshing from the 8" ducting make much difference to 6" ducting? Cheers.
  5. Le inline fan

    From the album Grow Uno

    Cable-tie construction ftw ^_^
  6. I got to wondering why the Magic Butter Machine doesn't use water. So I put the GoogleFu to action. With two simple words 'wash cannabutter' gone are the days of the hand-me-down methods of the old hippy ways, we all cant help but trust. So if you dont wash out the chlorophyll when you simmer in water/butter, when do you? Simple... After! Same process we all know of adding water until clear. I'll outline what I have so far since this info isnt pinned on UK420, which was REALLY surprising. So correct if I'm wrong 1. All the other hash methods seek out PURE solvent. So why are butter makers diluting? PURE edible extract only! CLARIFIED BUTTER! Google it! 2. Grind and decarbox in oven in sealed jar @ 200F let cool before opening so any vapors settle. 3. Do 30 minutes (in double boiler method or magic butter machine) at no more than 230F - or whatever temp your heart/brain likes! 30 minutes is all you need with pure edible solvents 4. Leave all plant material in butter, and put in freezer for 12 or 24 hours. 5. Use double boiler to melt (NOT reheat!) butter to strain plant matter with cheese cloth or whatever method you like. 6. Refreeze. Add water, light melt, mix to wash. 7. Repeat step 6 until clear water Think about it people. If ice water hash works because THC is NOT SOLUBLE in water, its pointless, and actually harming your cannabutter during important time of extraction. Disclaimer: This is pretty much an article I found in my own words. read the source here
  7. Hi, Could you recommend a size fan/filter for a 1.2m x1.2m x 2m grow tent indoors in spear bedroom with 1 VIPARSPECTRA 900W LED light in tent? Soil grow,hand watering,autoflower,easy access to tent at all times. Was thinking maybe 5" would do it as LED light is half the heat of conventional grow lighting? Was also looking at purchasing the 600mm carbon filter but don't want to jeopardise noise? Noise and odours are unwanted so your recommendations/guidance would be greatly appreciated👍 Thank you
  8. So folks as the title says " What's the biggest extraction your running in your 240w tent ?" Cheers Al
  9. Looks like I might have a stroke of luck with a friend in need that will be living in one of my spare rooms temporarily. Just had my annual gas check done and signed off, so should be safe to get a grow on. My friend has a 7 ft x 7 ft tent and some experience growing. I know that it's in his interests to keep things quiet. He is a very private person with a healthy amount of paranoia, for a good reason. I was originally wanting to set up inside the house, but my friend noticed I have a large garage that was bricked up years ago (now basically a large outbuilding) He seems to think this would be a better idea. I'm not so sure, it would mean having to have electricity and sockets wired in there, so there are extra costs straight away. I know there are fans that run almost silently, but I'm worried about my neighbours noticing anything suspicious. I used to let them use my garden as a way through when they were doing some work in their own garden and also to let them in my shed to borrow the odd gardening tool. I've started locking my shed door now and want to cool things off with them a bit as they have pissed me off a bit lately. Won't bore you all with the reasons why Wanting to grow in as natural medium as possible and was wondering what the optimum number of plants would be in the 7 x 7? Also what lighting, extractor and fan size I would need? Many thanks in advance. I would take the time to read up more, but have an illness which has got worse over the years that leaves me easily fatigued and causes problems with my vision when reading/trying to concentrate
  10. Hello you sexy people!! I have a 1.2 X 1.2 X 2 meter tent, with 2 Mars Hydro 300 Watt LED lights, and a completely pointless extraction system. I have just started 3 pineapple chunks (1 looks a bit runtish :-( ). At the moment I have no Carbon filter attached to my extraction as with one it does nothing. So I am going to get a new fan. My question is: for this space do you think a Phresh 6" Hyper fan and a 6" X 12" Phresh filter will be powerful enough? Including the summer months? The marketing spiel says it will shift 345 CFM which by my maths should be plenty and could even get away with half power including a Carbon filter? Or am I mistaken? Thanks in adavance
  11. Hi guys So this is my situation. I have a 2.4 meter x 3.6 meter x 2 meter budbox pro grow tent sitting in my living room. Inside the budbox I have a 24 pot 20L Alien RDWC system fitted with a water chiller. I have 6 x 600w (dim-able to 400w and over clock to 660w) lights in regular reflectors (not air cooled) In terms of air circulation and extraction I have a 10" Isomax can fan extracting the tent to the kitchen and a 6" Isomax can fan drawing cold fresh air in from a vent outside the property. I also have a standard oscillating fan inside. I have the 10" and 6" Isomax's connected to a smscom hybrid 4 amp controller with the min set to 3 and the max set to 5 (max) and the temperature set to 25 C and the sensors are set at the canopy top Still with me..... The problem I have is that although the sides of the tent are pulled in with what I think is "negative pressure" and the fact that I have invested in quality gear and done the math regarding room size and fan performance, I still have temperature of 27 C (80.6 F) Not too bad I hear you say, but here's the issue. I only have 4 of the lights on and they are set to 400w I have not tried all the lights at 600w yet because I didn't want to stress my cuttings out too much as they are new in the system. Please help me guys. I am thinking of buying some air cooled shades but I was told by the (well known internet company) that I would not need them because of the fans and the controller (which cost a fortune) I have got my PH to 5.9 my water temp at 19 C my EC is at 9.1 my humidity is 45 % Canna nutes The plants look okay ( they were brought cuttings but were shit due to over feeding and leaf burn) So they are perking up now but I really need to sort this heat issue out as I am going to flick over to flower in about a week and want to maximize my investment so to speak. No point spending all this money and only being able to run 1600w for 24 plants is it? I want to run 3600w and hopefully achieve a return of 2 kilo of dried bud. So what am I doing wrong? Please help guys Kind regards oldstickymicky
  12. hey you lovely folks of uk420 as the title, i spotted this for sale in aerosol form on a headshop a while ago, and it would seem to me (from what I have read) to be a better solvent than butane here's what it says on wiki : Diethyl ether, also known as ethoxyethane, ethyl ether, sulfuric ether, or simply ether, is an organic compound in the ether class with the formula (C 2H 5) 2O. It is a colorless, highly volatile flammable liquid. It is commonly used as a solvent and was once used as a general anesthetic. It has narcotic properties and has been known to cause temporary dependence, the only symptom of which is the will to consume more, sometimes referred to as etheromania.[ Laboratory usesDiethyl ether is a common laboratory solvent. It has limited solubility in water (6.05 g/100 ml at 25 °C) [10] and dissolves 1.5 g/100 ml water at 25 °C.[11] This, coupled with its high volatility, makes it ideal for use as the non-polar solvent in liquid-liquid extraction. When used with an aqueous solution, the diethyl ether layer is on top due to the fact that it has a lower density than the water. It is also a common solvent for the Grignard reaction in addition to other reactions involving organometallic reagents. Due to its application in the manufacturing of illicit substances, it is listed in the Table II precursor under the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances as well as substances such as acetone, toluene and sulphuric acid.[12] a 500ml can was a smidge under 12 quid, altho i did see it for a smidge under 12 euro after a little search any of you know about this? or have used it? your thoughts? cheers
  13. Hey there, So I have a number of questions related to my enviroment which I will try and number to make it easier. Ok so my plan is a 1kw parabolc in a 1.2 x 1.2 x 2.2 metre tent (green qube). Using DWC ( 2 100litre coolers) and SMS Hybrid controller. Now my original plan was to get an 8" RVK L1 so I could upgrade in future if neccessary. However I have been advised that it is too big for tent my size even on controller. I read that a fan shouldnt be turned below 40% and was told that an 8" would be, especially in winter. This will cause it to burn out. So I have a number of options. There is a vent in the bedroom where the chimney was (fireplace was taken out recently as we got the whole house plastered and vent is now there instead). I can intake from the fireplace and extract into the room or else extract through the fireplace. This is a close family members house so I cant do anything major. Beneath the vent the hole is about 7 inches long and 3 to four inches high. Now this doesnt fit the 6" or 8" ducting. 1. Can I cut through this plasterboard to make it bigger (under the vent it is just plaster board and hasnt been skimmed over like the rest of the wall)? 2. Will intaking through the fireplace bring in nasties (even with bug catcher over it)? Will it be stale air? 3. I can extract through the chimney and intake from the room. Also I could possibly put black out lining on the window in the the room with net curtains in front of it fro summer. Cut a hole and attach spigot to the black out lining as a fresh air intake. Issue with this is I would prefer not to keep the window open all the time and im afraid that houses across the way (20 feet) might see that it doesnt look right. 4. Will extracting through the chimney cause lots of condensation in winter time due to hot air meeting cold. Im afraid of water streaming down the chimney as it isnt my house. Chimeny isnt shared with neighbours im pretty sure. I have heard people mentioning dryer vents not sure exactly what they are or how they work. Have found some on ebay i think but only 4". I think this might work. Its a condensation trap. (Description: 10mm, 125mm and 150mm Condensation Traps, for fitting in vertical rigid PVCu pipe ducting. Must be used where pipe ducts pass through unheated roof voids. Fitted with 20mm pipe connection for running off condensate. Not suitable for use with flexible ducting.) I know it says not useable for flex ducting but im sure i could fashion something. http://www.vent-axia.com/range/condensation-trap.html 4. What size extraction/intake is needed for a 1kw. I want to dial it down with a controller to make it alot more quiet. I was hoping a 6" RVK L1 (Ruck Rvk 150 - L1 = 715 m3) would be enough but have been advised it might not be enough to even properly extract the heat, never mind dial it down. So I can get an intake no problem. Should I get the 6 inch A1 (Ruck Rvk 150 - A1 = 470 m3) for intake? Would that be correct and would it be enough to dial it down but not be too much so that it will be dialled down too much during winter etc? I could get the 8" RVK (1000 cfm) but i wont have the height for it or the filter in the tent i reckon so id need to vent into the room im in. Think thats all for now anyway. Cheers for any replies. Ill like all comments too :-)
  14. Exodus Psychosis Fresh Frozen

    From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Exodus Psychosis Fresh Frozen 73u
  15. Exodus Psychosis Fresh Frozen

    From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Exodus Psychosis Fresh Frozen 73u
  16. Exodus Psychosis Fresh Frozen

    From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Exodus Psychosis Fresh Frozen 73u
  17. BHO

    From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Naranchup BHO before purge
  18. BHO

    From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Naranchup BHO before purge
  19. Rosin extraction

    From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Rosin extraction (heat + pressure)
  20. Hi to all and thanks in advance to anyone who can help me with my predicament. I currently have 9 Barneys Blue Cheese and a freebie Dinafem Kusn 'n' Cheese in a 2 x 2 x 2m grow tent. I am using an SMS controller to which my intake and outlet RVK 6 inch fans are connected. There are 2 600 watt HPS which are in the cool tubes I got given at the start of this run. My intake comes from outside pretty much as it is very close to a window which is open perhaps an inch or two to allow fresh air into the tent. My air out gets sucked through the cool tubes which are open at one end, and then outside once it has gone through my carbon filter. No matter what I do, even lowering the temperature on the SMS controller, it seems not to really affect the temps in the tent and they are too high. They run at around 30 degrees celcius even though my SMS is set to 22 degrees celcius. Do I have it incorrectly setup, and should the cold air coming in run through my cool tubes? I am trying to get a spot on environment as best I can but the SMS controller does'nt really come with much in the way of a manual or any instructions. It seems that it is supposed to be computer controlled magic and it is meant to read the room and do it's thang! I don't really seem to have negative pressure either even though the fans are batting their brains out at full pelt nearly all the while, even during darktime! My plants don't seem to be suffering too much and are in their fifth week of flower but I had hoped for more control over my environment thus wasting less time trying to manage temps and that. Especially as I run an amazon, so reservoir temps are important to me. It seemed that when I just ran my simpler set up, I had more control and good negative pressure without the fans going ballistic. All I used to use was a simple heater and plug in thermostat which clicked the heater on and off as appropriate and a couple of cheap plug in fan speed controllers. The noise of the fans is'nt a huge problem but I would prefer it to be quieter. Any help regarding my issues would be most kindly taken on board Kind reagrds, The junglist.
  21. hey guys, my pals got a 150cm x 300cm tent and 2 1000w gavita de lights, he has a 12" isomax out take and a 10" isomax intake both hooked up tp hybrid fan controller. He is currently pumping out the window but is a bit worried about how it would look on a thermal camera. the room he is in has a air brick that leads to a chimney he could pump his hot air out from but the chimney may or may not be connected to the neighbours but he obviously has no way to find out... so my questions are: Is it dodgey to pump your extract out the window? are semiditached houses share chimney? and if so will anything bad happen if he vents out through it? thanks for your help in advanced FC
  22. Just need some advice/opinions on single fan filter and hood set up's, currently I have a 4" filter and and fan (wolfnado) twin speed. So currently have the filter connected to one end of the hood, the other end of the hood connected to the fan the fan is sucking air out! Some air is sucked through the not so air tight hood, so some smells do escape! A fellow grower has suggested that instead of sucking that blowing through the hood might be better? Any opinions on that? I know I should probably run a separate fan for the hood but I'm trying to minimise the amount of equipment etc...
  23. From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Sour Diesel + Strawberry Mist bubblehash
  24. From the album amc98 buds&hashish parade

    Sour Diesel + Strawberry Mist bubblehash