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  1. Once more unto the breach.. Come one, come all and join me on this wintery auto adventure. Firstly, I'd like to say a big thank you to the Sweet Seeds guys for sorting me out the seeds to compete. Hopefully this becomes a diary to be proud of. Now, when I first joined this forum I trawled through diaries expanding my knowledge and found Sweet Seeds kept popping up! So I focused in on SS diaries and came across @McHazy's competition diary! "McHazy's Quest for a Sweet Seeds Grinder" (Think of this as a tribute ). Which intrigued me; how special can a grinder be ? Needless to say it's an elusive cop &Winning it certainly adds to the mysticism of it. Since then I've found myself longing for it, my tattered old grinder seemed to do the trick, before I found out about the SS grinder.. Now onto what we're all here for! The Lineup My official, final lineup for the competition is: Cream Caramel auto, Cream Mandarine auto & Blackjack auto The Setup 60x60x140 tent (soon to be a 75x75x200) 4" extraction/filter (RAM/Rhino) Passive intake 1' Tube heater (hopefully that'll cut it ) Biobizz AllMix Biobizz Grow/Bloom 9L fabric pots Considering this is only my 3rd grow and 1st attempt through the winter, I'm not very prepared for what I'm about to face. It's also safe to say I've got next to NO IDEA what I'm doing! BUT HEY-HO IT IS WHAT IT IS. Thanks for stopping by! P&L Flav
  2. Hello all, I have recently prepared my coco for pots and instantly wished I had bought pre pepared coco coir. The hydrating process, rinsing and buffering and mixing with perlite took me hours of labour intensive work and it did make a rather large mess! I didn’t have time or space to leave the media to soak in a cal mag buffer solution for 8hrs per pot, I soaked it for probably half an hour per pot, constantly agitating. will this be enough and am I going to be ok. I have a sinking feeling in the back of my mind telling me I’m doomed. after much deliberation I decided to place my seedlings straight into their final pots (30l fabric pots) in a 70/30 mix of coco and perlite. Things are looking good so far and no sign of any calcium or magnesium deficiencies yet. it has been around 4 days and have been watered twice daily with ph 6.0 water at 21degrees c, with only cal mag, a wetting agent and some roots exelurator. growing under a Mars hydro tsw2000 light. it is my very first attempt so any and all advice would be greatly appreciated. seedlings only have 1 pair of single point leaves and are around 3 inches tall. (About 11 days old)
  3. Hi there @diyleduk I would like to register my interest in the fantastic competition being run by yourselves. Very generous of you guys. I have only very recently just started "My first diary". Where I am covering my experience of growing out some homemade beans. I do currently flower using hps and CMH, though I expect to see my new Lumatek Zeus 600w pro, supplied by you, arrive very shortly. If it is OK with you you, I will continue my diary "My first diary" here. And I will post a link here to each update. Please let me know if that's cool or not. Thanks
  4. Alright folks! Hope this finds you well! So awhile back the good people at Dutch Passion @DutchPassionTony gifted me some auto seeds to run, I usually do a few autos over the winter as its easier to leave the lights on that faff about with heaters etc.. So here's what they generously sent me, So first I prepped some pots, once again I'm reusing the ecothrive soul, broken up and recharged with some plant life cycle and charge, like so.. These were left to sit a few weeks before I put a few seeds into soak, After an overnight soak I popped them into some jiffy plugs and stuck em under the T5 to sprout, 12ish hours later we have life! Once all 3 had chucked there shells and had leaves out they were transferred to the 12/15(i forget) L fabric pots and placed upstairs in the veg tent under the 4000k Sammy strips on top of a heated blanket, Excuse the crap pictures, new phone/camera and still learning.. Anyway a few days later, Now 4000k strips are great for veg but I figured something more appropriate for flowering would be necessary, with that in mind I took out 2 of the strips and replaced with 3 x qx75w boards supplied by our fantastic sponsor @diyleduk these boards are full spectrum with more deep and far red in the mix, So 1 75w board per plant plus a bit of crossover light from the strips, the boards are on a separate 185w driver so slightly under run, I may upgrade that later.. Here are the girls yesterday, If they look a little sad it's coz the temps in the loft have bottomed out these past few days but I have a plan to remedy that (a dodgee one not the cunning sort). Anyways if you got this far thanks for reading! As always looks/laffs/bantz is what this diary is all about and hopefully showcasing some amazing new genetics from our friends at Dutch Passion. Please feel.free to steer me right when I appear to be going wrong! It will happen! Thanks for looking, nice1 ta
  5. Hi guys done a few grows in soil but watering is becoming an issue as i can be away a few days at a time. Getting a wilma and have decided on clay pebbles. Few questions how do you start a seed in clay pebbles? Rockwool ? Root riot cubes? Or something else? next question heard good things about ionic nutrients so have decided on them can i use silver bullets with this? How often should i set feed timer Whats ideal ph and ec for this system thanks in advance guys dont want to muck it up .
  6. I have been testing some Lumatek LEDs ...600 watt and 200 watt. The initial results are looking good. I am stuck with the problem of whether to hang one 600 watt lumatek led ( fixture size 1.1m x 1.2m), or 4 x 300watt Lumatek LEDs (fixture size .56m x .56m). My thinking is that the 4 x 300 watt LEDs would fit the same "footprint" as the 600watt, but obviously twice the power....this should lead to twice the yield.. But, will it? Is there some problem with light penetration that I'm not taking into account? All thoughts (casual, or otherwise) are most welcome......
  7. Hi I need some advice on harvest please I grow in Coco using Canna nutes wich I stopped feeding a couple weeks ago, The two plants have been in flower for 8 weeks now and are really looking good. They where on 2ml A+B, 2ml Rhizo, 2ml Zym, 2ml Boost, all per 1L they did have some pk through weeks 5 and 6 with week 5 being a slow build up and 6 a full 1ml feed. I have started flushing my two plants Special Kush(SK) and Royal Domina(RD) around 11 days ago now and the leaves dont seem to be going that yellow at all. My two plants had a bigger flush 5 days ago in the bathtub where I put a bunch of ph water through each pot till the runoff was clear. Only a handful of leaves have started to yellow up and I am not sure if I should continue flushing for some more time or if its okay to harvest. I know for sure SK needs a week or so extra as I can physcially tell with the swelling the pistils and the trichomes are more clear on SK so not as mature. As for RD she is looking ready, buds look very full and swolen even the lower ones have swolen pretty nice the pistils seem mature and most importantly the trichomes are a really good cloudy covering across the plant with 10-15% amber. Is it okay to chop RD based on her being very filled out and her trichomes being a good cloudy coverage with amber mix or would it be adviseable to flush more allowing the leaves to yellow up ? Here is Royal Domina(RD) The one im looking to chop now, you can see near the back of the plant only the one small leaf starting to yellow. Here is Special Kush(SK) I am looking to give her a bit longer anyway due to her trichomes not yet being milky or amber they are mostly still clear but you can see the nug I have my hand behind the tips of the fan leaves are the only signs of yellowing on this plant.
  8. So first diary starts here. Got some free Bubba's Gift recently with some other HSO goodies I ordered and have decided to pop these first. Positive reviews and meant to flower quickly so here goes. They will be vegged under a 125w cfl and then put under 100w mars hydro led for flower. Forgot to take any pics but they were in water for 12 hours and both were showing a taproot this morning so quite vigorous little ones that can't wait to get going. Potted straight into the little square pots, using peat free organic garden centre compost with a little ecothrive charge added. Hopefully these two appear before too long. Meanwhile tomorrow I'll be preparing the veg space for these as have others in the flowering area at the mo. Anyhows peace out and remember to take it easy peoples
  9. Welcome growers.. This is my micro grow in the shed stealth style! (Attempt) I've been growing outdoors in the UK for the last 5 years with only a cabinet to get my seedlings going. Done the odd seed to harvest with CFLs but nothing special. Then I came across the QX-75 LED board from @diyleduk which looked made to measure for my cabinet and ideal for temps being in the shed. Never using an led before excited to get going was a understatement. Yesterday I received my QX-75 LED through the door from @diyleduk and it's obvious these lights are miles above anything iv seen before for light output to wattage! On full power 75w is crazy bright! Couldn't believe how bright it was. Would like to say a massive thank you to Adam for sorting it out! The light QX-75 Each QX board has 128 leds in total. 120x LM301H (3500k) 6x LM351H (660nm deep red) 2x (730nm far red) And looks pretty The driver has a nice length of cable to reach outside my cabinet and the dimmer switch is a very easy way to adjust wattage The cabinet I decided the cabinet needed upgrading ready for the new light to give me the best chance possible.. Dimensions, 35x35x80cm I put a mini tube heater in and usb fan to help control temps. Then decided I know longer like access from the side. Swapped set up around so I could get to the plants from the front. Both pc fans have acoustic ducting attached. The bottom one bringing in air through the bottom of the shed The top one is connected to my 4" rvk fan that's boxed in for silence sitting on a rhino carbon filter. I then insulted the cabinet.. I put the inkbird probe under shade from the light. Attached a wac1 step controller to my 4" rvk to reduce noise further. Then yesterday I got to do the exciting part.. getting the light in and set up
  10. having finally booted up my rather antiquated laptop i thought I'd make a rolling diary for my grow space prior to starting my first grow. somewhere underneath two layers of foil lined bubble wrap is a Gorilla Grow Tents Shorty (0.8m wide x 0.6m deep x 1.4m high). Tent was chosen as its one of the very few that will fit the space i have. making the tent coat was a labour of love, all seams are sealed on both sides with silver insulation tape and the inner skin has foil flaps around the intake, outtake and electrical ports. Outer skin would have had them too but i had a rather weighty bifta and the thing was built and in the loft before i realised id forgotten them Outer layer rolls up around an old broom handle and is then held up by the bungee cables around the cross beams, inner layer opens out double door style.. inside is a Medusa Hydroponics Lotus P1 NFT system. this seems to be a pretty new piece of kit but i chose it over the GT205 as it gives me a little extra space within the tent. Lighting is a Scope 220 from our very own @diyleduk Intake is via a 4" semi-passive set up (boosted by an extractor fan built into the room below) and extraction is handled by a 5" Black Orchid Centri-Flo fan with built in speed and temperature control. Squeezed into that 25l brewing bucket is a 5" CarboAir 50 filter to remove any funky odours before the old air is pushed out of the eaves. At the minute I'm just running it empty and keeping an eye on internal and external temps and humidity prior to embarking on my first grow, readings are within reasonable limits and seem pretty stable for now but time will tell.. I've got a few ideas for future grows, first of which will probably be a small water heater to keep res temps up (depending on how they do in the future). I'd love to hear any ideas or recommendations - thanks for reading
  11. Hi guys, Hope someone can help I flipped some bag seed GG4 X GSC which have unfortunately put out a few seeds themselves. Nothing too bad, they're continuing to fatten up and are hella frosty, but i'm seeing a seed or so on every other cola they're at day 42 and maybe 2 weeks from chop, i've just started flushing them. I've got two GMO's ready to flip and I want to put them in with the glookies now whilst they're finishing. I don't forsee the GMO's to have really started flowering after 14 days and expect them to be just finishing stretching when i come to chop the hermies - so how unadvisable is this? I don't see any naners so i don't see why there should be any pollen? And if they did put out any pollen would it have already happened by now? Will attach some pics. Pretty long winded and thanks in advance
  12. How's everybody doing on my favourite forum on the Internet ?! I just can't stay away! After I harvested my last run at the end of June (Check it out), I said I'd put everything into storage and enjoy my work. Lo and behold, much to the disappointment of the missus. I'm back for more, setting up the groom as we speak.. Now, I'm sure this diary will likely receive less attention than the last, so it will probably be a little less hands on, weekly posts, maybe. The Fast and The Sweet Seeds Sweet Seeds - Black Devil (Should I tag an SS rep ?) Fastbuds - Gelato Zkittles Purple Lemonade They're all autos as I can't guarantee a stable, dark environment yet but I got some great photo freebies from Attitude as well.. The time shall come, my pretties.. I'm 'upgrading' extraction by cutting a circle in some plasterboard and taping the ducting 'through', the board has some old lace curtain over the window-side and the board shall be fastened to the window void. Very much a bodge job, but more stealthy than last time and hopefully will stop the weather outside from affecting the enviro too much. (Will post pics if people want them). For now, I'll be washing out pots, sandwiching seeds between damp kitchen roll and taping up pinholes in the tent. Stay tuned for more updates later on in the week! (If I get my head down). PEACE AND LOVE Flav
  13. Hello Everyone, I hope everyone is high and well. I was wondering if I could pick your brains and hear some peoples views and opinions on some equipment for a first time setup I’m looking to get good some quality bud for personal use with a decent yield to make it worth time/money (even though I know it will be anyway) I would be happy with about 16oz+ from 2-4 decent sized plants or maybe 2 decent size and a few smaller ones to experiment with! I know it’s gunna cost a fair bit to do it right so I don’t wanna be wasting any money on anything and I’m not a millionaire yet either so I’m trying to do it on a bit of a budget. I did a post regarding questions about my tent options here http://www.uk420.com/boards/index.php?/topic/411454-2x4-3x3-3x5-grow-tent-questions/ Lights - I keep getting drawn back to the Mars Hydro TSL2000 to put in the DR150W tent- loads of reasons for this including the vast amount of videos and information on them (grow diarys and perfected hanging sizes etc), buds & yields look quality, the price isn’t too bad & The PPFD seems pretty good to me (but what do I know) Guy in the local shop reckons they are wank (along with very few people on the net) he says I should go for the MaxiBright 300 which looks same as the Lumitek Attis300w but I can’t find any reviews on them plus they are £375 and I would need 2 for the 3x5ft tent innit?! 1 - Would the VipraSpectra P600 P600https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/184416070854?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=710-134428-41853-0&mkcid=2&itemid=184416070854&targetid=939009506546&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9046357&poi=&campaignid=10204071489&mkgroupid=107296306292&rlsatarget=aud-629407026865:pla-939009506546&abcId=1145987&merchantid=6995734&gclid=CjwKCAjwtNf6BRAwEiwAkt6UQgAVDuC3LifiUi1Z5iYc_oziJibh4-FS-wdlbOFraiZtb0NkNs8PexoC-I8QAvD_BwE Running next to the MarsHydro TSL2000 in the 3x5 be any good and worth it to get some extra light at the edge for some autos or small 1’s there. 2 - Will it be better to just to get a custom built quantum board or cobs at the start for long run or is it gunna be a massive price difference in the lighting when I could get a few decent years out of the budgets learn it 1st hand before I upgrade parting all the cash at once? also just incase I find out I’m proper shit and can’t do it. 3- Are more expensive led’s gunna be worth it in this sort of tent size, is it mainly for the side PPFD reach? (because these TSL2000’s look like they give off enough photons for decent yields but their side coverage isn’t the best) can you tell me whats gunna be the difference in the doubled priced lights? Any input, advice will be greatly appreciated it's doin' my head in now constantly looking around the net, asking forums is my last resort before I take the plunge Many Thanks ............... (also in return for any advice, If anyone has any questions regarding growing / identifying Psilocybin Mushrooms I should be able to help out a bit, you can send us a message (nothing for sale though lol)
  14. Here we go, I can't wait any longer. My seeds have been patiently waiting in the fridge and I have decided to start a few early to see how they go. The seeds are: Auto Daiquiri Lime - Dutch Passion Auto Brooklyn Sunrise - Dutch Passion Auto Black Domina - Sagarmatha Seeds I have just done one of each for now as I'm not expecting great growth by starting them so early. I picked out the smallest looking seeds from each packet. I started the seeds in moist kitchen towel in a Tupperware box in the airing cupboard. They all had sprouted within 36 hours and they were put into peat based potting mix in 5" pots. Here is my seedling cupboard that I have just made: There are 2 x 24W LED grow lamps that I bought from Gearbest for about £10 each. The temps in the greenhouse are still too cold so I have brought the cabinet into the house. I also have a propagation heat pad under the pots as you can see below: I have just turned on one of the bulbs at the moment as seedlings are so young. I will keep the plants in this cupboard as long as possible and then transfer into the greenhouse. The greenhouse will be heated and I may use some supplemental lighting in there also. As I have no weed to smoke until I grow it, I am urging these little girls on. I will also start some later in the year at a more optimal time and I will be taking part in the Dinafem outdoor grow comp with Critical +2.0 and Purple Afghan Kush, generously supplied by @Dinafem-Mark All comments and advice appreciated...
  15. Hey guys. Hope you're all doing well. I've been reading this great forum loads and particularly Serpents guide to growing autos in soil to help me get started with my first grow. I have got 3 Lemon auto seedlings from Seedsman in a prop in my tent (120x120x60cm) up in the loft now. I cracked the seeds in tap water (ph roughly 7.2-7.4) and then placed them in Root Riot cubes and placed them in my electric prop. After a couple of days, they had popped so I turned on my 1000w Philzon Cree COB LED on the half-beam setting at a distance of 24 inches, 24hr schedule. The following day there was a long root poking through the bottom of the Root Riots so I transplanted them into small pots (the ones that came with my prop - think they're about 0.3L). I sprinkled the Root Riots with myco funghi and filled the pots up with neat BioBizz All-Mix that I lightly sprayed with tap water beforehand. It's now been 6 days since they popped and I am worried that they will not be ready to transplant into their final pots at the 7-10 day mark. They have not seemed to do much for the last few days and the leaves on 2 in particular of them have started to look curled and crispy on the edges. I have been keeping the soil moist with a spray bottle of tap water and at a steady temperature of between 25-27c. I know my tap water ph is a little high, but I read a thread on here by OldTimer1 that mentioned that my soil should buffer this to a more acceptable ph. I do have a bottle of ph-Down on hand in case I need to lower my ph. I have also read that Biobizz All-Mix may be too nutrient-rich for seedlings. Should I go buy some Light-Mix and quickly transplant them into that perhaps? Can any of you esteemed growers give a noob some advice on what I'm doing wrong? Any help would be very much appreciated. Pictures below for reference; This is the healthiest looking of the 3; This one is not looking so great (the wire is a probe for my electric prop); This one is not rooking so good at all now;
  16. Hey 420 Can anybody give me advice regarding hanging heights with Zeus pro for veg & flower. it recommends 18 - 24” on @diyleduk but is this at full power? if so, could you half the hanging height and half the power e.g 10” at 50% power.... making more efficient on electricity etc. I’ve currently got mine in early veg at 19” from canopy at 75% power. Growth seems ok but They’re only a week old from rooted clone. I’m not sure if they could do with more or if I’m giving them too much... My lux meter is reading around 30,000 in the middle but it advises on the net optimal veg is 15,000 - 50,000 any help much appreciated guys!! thanks
  17. I am now into Week 6 of Veg (Day 37) and I have been topping and LSTing my 2 plants regularly. My space is only 60 x 60 x 140. Amnesia Haze Fast Fem is mainly sativa so will grow tall if allowed! You can see they are starting to fill the space nicely. I intend to use a Scrog net too. How long before I should switch these into flowering please? All advice welcome as this is my first ever grow.
  18. 'Here at DIYLEDUK, we regularly get asked by customers: “What’s the difference between the Lumatek Attis and the Maxibright Daylight?”' Read our new blog here for the answer: https://diyleduk.com/blogs/news/comparing-the-200w-300w-maxibright-daylight-to-the-lumatek-attis Maxibright Daylight 200W https://diyleduk.com/collections/maxibright-led-grow-lights/products/maxibright-daylight-200w-led-grow-light Lumatek Attis 200W https://diyleduk.com/collections/lumatek-zeus-led/products/lumatek-attis-200w-led-grow-light Maxibright Daylight 300W https://diyleduk.com/collections/maxibright-led-grow-lights/products/maxibright-daylight-300w-led-grow-light Lumatek Attis 300W https://diyleduk.com/collections/lumatek-zeus-led/products/lumatek-attis-300w-led-grow-light
  19. So it's been about 6 months since i've done a diary, i've done 2 crops under these par+ led's, and the results have been very poor compared against concurrent hps grow. The idea of this diary is to see what i'm doing wrong or to confirm that there's a lot of hype about led's. The comparison grow starts in a week and i'll keep them in the same diary (same strain). The plants go into system at about 2wks old..
  20. Hi Everyone, Because of the fantastic support we have had since joining UK420 we have decided to run our 15% discount (code UK420) for another month. So you have up to the 30th of November to take full advantage of the 15% discount off all products on the website. After November we still want to support you so we will give you guys a permanent discount of 10% off everything online. A new code will be provided on here via a message and our adverts. If you have any questions or queries please feel free to get in touch. Thank you to everyone that has supported us and we look forward to building a strong relationship with customers both old and new Take it easy, One Tree
  21. Hi Guys After a long time of looking on here I decided to join up and start getting involved hopefully. So after years of running just your average 600w hps lights I decided to buy a 1000w 400v De lamp a few months ago and to say I’m impressed with it would be an understatement,the only negative being the heat it generates,especially after that hot summer we’ve just had. Now I’m at the stage where I want to replace my light in my 1.2 x 2.4m tent and I was set on getting 2 x 600w 400v fixtures with a 315 cmh in the middle or even 2 of the 750 Gavitas as at least during the winter I can turn them up. Now after reading numerous posts here at length I’m thinking about getting 2 of the 600w Zeus pro LEDs instead. I’d just like to know what people really think of them and would the yield be comparable to the alternative hps/cmh set up I’ve been thinking of. I have read on several forums that people are hitting 30+ from a single dialled in Zeus pro. I’d be happy with 25 each light so 50 total. Is this really realistic? id be really interested to here people’s opinions on this TT
  22. OGKZ Week 4 Under a Mars Hydro SP250 and TSW2000. 540watts Total. Organic Dry Amendments and Liquid Seaweed.
  23. Hi guys, Im upscaling my grow from a tent to a room. Im hoping to put 4 lights in, i already have 2x600w HPS.. but would my 8” 1008m3/h extraction be enough? I cant find a calculation. My room has a calculated volume of 12.6m3. More light = more heat ..weep tia
  24. So finally I have had some time to move my dairy over here for the DIYLEDUK competition. This is my first attempt at growing hope you all enjoy MOJO Hi all, before I start I would like to apologize for my poor grammar. So I’m sure most of us have been seeking new hobby’s during this lockdown, I have decided to attempt my first grow. Did a bunch of research (still researching) and ill fill you in to where I have got up to now. I purchased a 1,2 x 1,2 x 2m grow tent which came with a 600w LED light and extraction fan kit. In my opinion the LED light did not seem to great so I got some help from @diyleduk and got myself the Telos 0010 pro kit. The extraction fan and carbon filter that came with the tent kit seem alright so I have kept them. My next issue was climate control, i got the inkbird temp controller and the humidity controller. In the humidity controller I have plugged in a 3L humidifier i bought off amazon (pro breeze) Iv set the humidity to 65% for my seedlings and it seems to keep it there no problem with only having to fill the tank up every 3-4 days. In my heating controller I bought 2 x tube heaters off Amazon (2ft) and they are keeping my tent stable at around 25*c with the lights on. For my extraction fan with the carbon filter I plugged that into a control freak temp fan speed controller and set the fan on low speed and to increase the speed when the temp goes over 28*c. When my lights are off the tent temp sits at around 20*c. Air movement in the tent, I have a small clip on fan that I have placed near the top of the tent to move stale air around and i have a bigger fan that oscillates at plant level. I have also put a Co2 bag behind the oscillating fan on plant level to hopefully blow some Co2 over the plants. I will be growing in soil (canna terra pro) with 30% perlite. I might have gone over the top with my water setup but I have a 25l bucket that I use with a air pump and fishntank heater in it that I use to stabilize my tap water , i dechlorinate my water there and adjust the PH to around 6.4 before mixing in my nutes. Then leave for 24hrs mix my nutes and check the EC and PH again. For my nutes I’ll be using the Dutch soil kit. Now i come to what I’m growing , all seeds are in germination still.My seeds are all feminized, I purchased blueberry and critical orange punch from Dutch passion and Gorilla girl and Gelat OG from seedmans. I will attempt to grow 4 plants in my grow tent. Still deciding about training techniques. thank you for taking the time to read my little diary and I hope you all can understand with my appalling grammar. If anyone has tips or questions or anything please feel free to fire away. Pictures will follow soon happy growing regards MOJO
  25. Diy led lights (F series strips) T his is a diy thread, for the diy guys, to diy a diy led grow light..Its the cheapest way to get a decent led light. Im not going to get too deep here. This is a basic guide with parts list with product codes to google, rather than a how to build it.. “what wattage do I need for my space” Strips. The Samsung f series strip. This features 144 Lm561C S6 bin leds. Driving them at the currents listed in the parts lists will achieve 2.2-2.35 ish µMol/j at system level. Warning! Don’t be fooled by the cheaper boards/strips.Genuine strips have the Samsung logo and are fully CE compliant. Heres the parts numbers for the strips.Google will give you the supplier. 3000K SI-B8V521560WW 3500K SI-B8U521560WW 4000K SI-B8T521560WW 3000k and 3500k will do veg and flower for weed, just buy whatever’s in stock. 4000k might be useful for mums or lettuce, micro greens etc Strips cost £28 each or you can get a discount on ten+ (including vat which they will add at the checkout) Drivers are easy to find, again just google the part number in the lists. TME is the best place to get them. Ill put rough prices so you know whats the right price to pay. heatsinks you want U channel aluminium. 1 3/4” wide 1” high and 590mm long. This is a very common size and easy to get. Framework you want 1/2” by 1” Unequal aluminium angle(Or whatever you can get. staiir nosing work great). For the length you need it a little smaller than your tent. So 60cm tent get 40cm angle. 1.2m tent get 1m angle. Just get it as big as possible.If your tent is 1.2m or bigger build it in two lights. Max spread is the game here. More points/angles of light over the area = “penetration”. The metal work you can buy cut to order online, or a local shop will do you it cheaper. Heat sinks cost around £4-5 each and framework is a couple quid. All the wiring/wagos/bolts ect be found easy on shitbay/scamazon. Or any local electrics shop. Make sure you get solid core wire. And your power cable is a 10amp one. Are you still here? Heres a chart, I think it makes sense Heres a list just in-case it doesn't. Prices are the max you want to pay really, you should get it a bit less if you get the metal cheap. . 150w. Total cost - 130ish l 2x F series strips. l 1x HLG-120H-48A driver (£40 max) l 2x heatsinks l 2x unequal angle. l 2m 18awg or 20awg solid core wire. l 2x 3 way wago connector. l Old kettle lead for the plug. l 3 core cable connector. l 20mm thermal tape roll l Bolts/nuts/rivets (whatever you want to use) 210w. Total cost - 170ish l 3x F series strips. l 1x HLG-185H-48A driver (£45 max) l 3x heatsinks l 2x unequal angle. l 3m 18awg or 20awg solid core wire. l 2x 5 way wago connector. l Old kettle lead for the plug. l 3 core cable connector. l 20mm thermal tape roll. l Bolts/nuts/rivets (whatever you want to use) 265w. Total cost 220ish l 4x F series strips. l 1x HLG-240H-48A driver (£55 max) l 4x heatsinks l 2x unequal angle. l 4m 18awg or 20awg solid core wire. l 2x 5 way wago connector. l Old kettle lead for the plug. l 3 core cable connector. l 20mm thermal tape roll. l Bolts/nuts/rivets (whatever you want to use) 350w. Total cost 280 ish l 5x F series strips. l 1x HLG-320H-48A driver (£80 max) l 5x heatsinks l 2x unequal angle. l 5m 18awg or 20awg solid core wire. l 2x 6 way terminal block l Old kettle lead for the plug. l 3 core cable connector. l 20mm thermal tape roll. l Bolts/nuts/rivets (whatever you want to use) 420w. Total cost 340 ish l 210w kit parts x2. 530w Total cost 440 ish l 265w kits parts x2. 700w Total cost 520 ish l 350w kit parts x2. The build its self is self explanatory really. Mount the strips last so you don’t damage them. Get the tape lined up right before sticking it as it WILL NOT come off once on. Wiring is the only tricky bit. Its a parallel wired system. All negatives from the strips go the the negative on the driver and all positives from the strips go to the positive on the driver. Here a quick paint wiring diagram, to show how to do it. I don’t mind helping out, if you have a question, just post it on the thread. It is a low voltage system (47V) but still be careful, take time stripping wires right, cable tie them to the frame. If you can see any exposed core you have fucked it, try again. DISCLAIMER- key accepts no responsibility for damage caused to persons, or property. This is not electrical advise, just a parts guide. Don’t pm me asking where to get stuff , post questions in this thread. PMs will be ignored. @mods Any issues with this please let me know.