Show me your drying set ups

Discussion in 'Harvesting And Curing' started by Cold$moke, Mar 20, 2018.


    Cold$moke Well-Known Member


    Any ways
    almost that time again in a few weeks and i need to get my drying box together

    I normally just use a wire rack shelving thats 2x5x6 and i cover it with panda to contain some smell but mostly make it light tight and so it drys slower i hang via nubs directly to the shelf wires

    I section off the bottom rack and stick my dehumidifier in there set at 65-70%

    It doesnt blow on them directly but circulates the air for me without checking it .

    I like to take a week to 14 days depending
    Before i go to jars for the cure.

    Just wondering how you guys do it

    More interested in bigger drying boxes as little ones are cool but i need to fit at least a few units worth :)

    Anyways blow it up guys
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    BigHornBuds Well-Known Member


    My woman can’t fight

    But ya odda see her box !

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    4x4 tent
    200ish cfm fan
    16” filter, 4” plumbing lines
    1/2 ipex n fittings, and 6x6” net

    I also have hanging nets to go in there.
    So I’m covered, it I wanna trim wet or dry Or half n half etc .

    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    Very nice BOX :clap:

    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    I appologize i dont think i ever took any of my box pics :(

    Beachwalker Well-Known Member

    8' by 24" by 8' closet, inkbird at 50% humidity, one clip fan, one humidifier, don't have spare dehumidifier available just now but humidity is in check for now, will add one in warm drier weather
    (White Widow 3 days ago, add hanging basket and 4 lower lines if need room)

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    Last edited: Mar 20, 2018
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    BigHornBuds Well-Known Member

    I control the humidity n temp of the room vs just keeping the box in check.
    It works really good.
    For my space I’d rather two 2x4 tents
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    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    Nice bud i got a ww seedling going now :)

    Thanks for showing me your box;)
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    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    Yea i like the way i do it but the last crop straight FILLED the rack to the gills lol
    I guess i could buy another rack and rig them together as one.

    I like your vertical racks those will go in the memory banks :)

    BigHornBuds Well-Known Member

    Here’s a couple more for the bank
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    Was an easy setup , and I’m very happy
    I take a rack into the flowering room , fill it up, n repeat. Works good.

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    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    I like your tent attachment system:)

    I just dont have any grow tents lol

    I did think about buying one just for drying but wanted to see everybodys ideas first

    BigHornBuds Well-Known Member

    That’s what I did,
    Was 150$ you don’t need anything special for drying , this is where you can get away with a cheap Chinese one , n not worry .

    Before it was metal coat hangers.
    Lots n lots of hangers
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    Beachwalker Well-Known Member

    Thanks had to step it up had unbelievable low humidity, 14% for days, was a nightmare drying some weed at the turn of this year so decided I need control, have spare 4 by 4' tent but for now this ok because I don't really have room for a third tent in here
    -good luck:leaf:
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    BleedsGreen Well-Known Member

    We use a closet we keep empty just for this in a spare bedroom, I know most people can't get away with this but I am lazy and it works wonderfully for us. Nothing fancy, I hang branches on hangers and have a little hanging kitchen basket (3 tier) for single nubs. No fan no dehumidifier. 10 - 14 days when I can just start to break a semi think stem I cut off all buds and move into open lidded containers in a small cabinet for another day to 3 then burped in glass for a few days. I have been told I have delicious smelling and tasting girls :D.
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    Sir Napsalot Well-Known Member

    I use our spare bathroom- the vent fan provides just enough air movement

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    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    Nice awsome fellas :)
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    Cold$moke Well-Known Member

    Show me more i got 4 weeks plus to plan lol

    Beachwalker Well-Known Member

    I upped my humidity to 58% because these are smaller buds from the last cutting and they dry too fast, in 48 hours will put some in jar with hygrometer to test and adjust from there daily

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    MichiganMedGrower Well-Known Member

    I use the closet inside my spare bedroom flower room. I hang a dark synthetic material curtain over the open 2’x3’ closet and hang branches from 2 levels of hemp string lines hung in a row left to right.

    The exhaust from the growroom gently pulls at the curtain and continually vents the closet.

    It does have a bit of variance in temp day to night but it takes about 7 days on average to dry enough for jars.
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    Beachwalker Well-Known Member

    Noticed a huge difference between 55% and 58% RH!

    At 55% the big tops were ready to jar in about 5 days

    But at 58% the smaller buds are not ready even after 9 days!? ..their RH in the jar was 66% this am, I jar and start curing below 65

    Was not expecting this big of a difference with only 3% RH added !?

    I cut them from the branches and put them in a hanging basket at 55%rh, will reassess in 24 hours, expect them to be in the proper zone by then

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