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how much weight will be lost to drying? also, what if theres airspace in my cure jar in the
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how much weight will be lost to drying? also, what if theres airspace in my cure jar
2/3 loss, maybe more, maybe less
doesn't matter, it's the moisture you're focusing on with the cure, or so i've been led to believe.
thats why you burp it during curing
Originally Posted by smokinskins
25-75%, varies a lot from plant to plant and grow to grow. I think that larger buds will lose more of their weight because they store more water. A little air in the jar is no prob, bob. A little moisture is a prob though.
I take my total wet weight and subtract 77% and its always turned out perfect.
That number is my number due to the way I trim, dry and cure. It will differ, not by a whole lot, but depending on how you trim, how much stem you leave etc...
Last edited by Boneman; 07-18-2009 at 10:50 AM.
Originally Posted by Boneman
77 PERCENT?? Holy shit! I had no idea it lost so much weight when drying!! That means an ounce yeild wet, could possibly only give less than a quarter dry? Wow. I'm saddened by this.
Its usually about 1/4 of the wet weight for me. The last harvest had a wet weight of just over 24lbs and the dry weight came in at 6.1lbs. That sounds very close to what boneman said.
100 grams wet = about ..... ABOUT 1 oz. for me anyway
That is about 72% for you bba.
Originally Posted by bba
Like I said, the 77% is probably that number because of the way I trim and amount of stem I leave for hanging purposes. I'm sure that number would be lower if I cut off more stem while trimming. Once mine are done drying, I do a final trim before placing into curing jars. I try to get every single bit of stem cut out before curing.
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