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    Wolf Hop Picker

    It doesn't look like it does a great job. There seemed to be as many hops coming out the waste side as there were falling down to the harvesting conveyor. And a lot left on the bine. Was I seeing that right? Do you have to "tune" the machine to get it to pick better? Just an observation, and...
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    Unknown mega hop harvest

    It kind of looks like my Magnum...but I agree with Joe Camel, post a picture of the leaf and we may well identify it!
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    attic drying

    I just took my 3rd harvest off my Cascade today and only had one harvest on my Magnum, but I have dried it all on screens in the attic. 24hours later you're ready to vacuum pack! Yeah, some of the Cascade cones were huge! This final harvest had little cones. From two 1st year bines I've...
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    Who's Fuggles Suffered?

    Both of my fuggles festered, but my cascade and magnum...WOW. I haven't dry weighed the packs but I have filled a gallon pail 4 times from the two cascade and there are still cones and burrs. The magnums almost filled 2 gallon pails. EDIT: My dry weight on cascade so far is 21oz. from 2...
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    Good read

    http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/Content?oid=455416
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    How many bines are okay? What critters are these?

    They could be red spider mites (BAD) or red predatory mites (GOOD) The quick way to tell them apart is the spider mites will be clumped together near the growth end or tips and under the leaves, and don't move much or do it slowly when disturbed. The predatory mites are fast and always on...
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    Pictures of your Hop Babies/Hop Photo Thread

    I'm not sure how you’re going to trick them, they have a completely different growth cycle and the flower bulbs are completely deciduous replacing both their roots and leaves each cycle. With the hops you would have to cut back and dig up the rhizomes in the middle of their growth cycle...
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    Pictures of your Hop Babies/Hop Photo Thread

    Fuggle - way smaller than others but plenty ready for me to construct the second bed and get them transplanted
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    Pictures of your Hop Babies/Hop Photo Thread

    Cascade bines Cascade flowers
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    Pictures of your Hop Babies/Hop Photo Thread

    Hop beds - still under construction These are all first year hops I bought from Freshhops.com this March Magnum bines Magnum Flowers
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    Aventinus Weizenbock clone - need some advice

    Hey, thanks guys I'll look in to that. :mug:
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    You know what pisses me off? SAME-DIFFERENCE!

    Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.
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    is there a diy immersion chiller tutorial?

    Yeah they work, I've coupled copper to the plastic water line pipe on our house boat and it worked fine.
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    weizen temp question? 57degrees for weizen?

    Ah...finally found the original FEAC thread :D When did Iowa switch to the metric system? ...feel bad for his LHBS guy (heh heh)
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