Product Review: Nextlight LED Grow Light

Written By Chewberto420

Back Once again with another LED Test and Review.

This Time we are working with Nextlight systems.

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Let us start with the Unboxing.

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Inside the Box you’ll find your light secure by heavy duty packing material that keep your light from moving while in shipment process. Unit came in excellent condition with no issues whatsoever.

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Lets Get this Baby out of there!

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Take a Look at Nextlight.

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A Sleek LED system with White Housing, sure to reflect bouncing Lumens.

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Each Nextlight LED System contains 96 American made, full spectrum white LEDs — using just 525 watts.

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Each Nextlight System provides a grow footprint of 3’ x 3’ for flower period and 5’ x 5’ for vegetative stage.

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NextLight can maintain a 70,000 hour life rating at 100 degree F ambient conditions.

That’s an incredible 14 years of use in a 12/12 Flowering period

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Both Ends have Plenty of ventilation, keeping the unit breathing easy and cool. Nextlight says their units emit 75% less heat than than 1000 watt HPS.

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Sturdy Eyelets to hang the unit.

Here is some Information below from the Website http://www.getnextlight.com

NextLight is a true HPS 1000 replacement — proven to grow.

The green line represents NextLight’s spectrum, which encompasses the full spectrum of the HPS 1000. Unlike the misguided purple LEDs of the past, NextLight matches and extends powerful white light that’s proven to grow.

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For The Tech Geeks

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Stay Tuned For the Trials and updates!!!

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I have begun Cloning and will Veg in a 5×5 tent with a single Nexlight unit. So Keep your Eyes Peeled.

Be sure to Like their Social Media sites, and check out the Website at http://www.getnextlight.com

Until Next Time

Keep it Growing Folks 🙂

Product Update! Black Dog LED Platinum XLU

Written By Chewberto420

Product Update..

Black Dog Platinum XLU LED Light

The Black Dog LED Platinum XLU Light was tested along Side standard 1000w HPS lighting. I used the same Clone Only Strain of Gods Gift to do the test. The Medium was A depleted Soil that was Void of any Nutrients, and I used Dragonfly Earth Medicine Line. Exact Same size Pot, Feeding schedule, and treatment.

Early Veg looking through the Method Seven Black Dog Operator glasses.

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After a Complete Cycle from Vegetative through Bloom, here are my thoughts...

Note-All Pictures will Portray LED on left side or Top…

6 days in Bloom

Early on in flower I noticed that The led side created a more even flower set and canopy, and stayed a bit shorter than the HPS.

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27 days

After the stretch, the Led side remained a few inches shorter, but more even. Led resin is more abundant toward the leaf tips and in general. You can see the LED side (top pic) is more rich in green/chlorophyll and is loving the Light.

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36 days in bloom

At this point, I can see a slightly larger flower build on the HPS side, but the chlorophyll is less present on the HPS side and its fading faster. I have also begun to notice The LED side desires less water as well.

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40 Days only LED

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43 days in bloom

The Led Side is still moving along swimmingly, and desires no extra nitrogen, and is much more happy than the HPS. The buds are starting to dense up a bit faster on the Black Dog Side.

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52 days in bloom

Its clear to see the trichomes are loaded on the LED side, and the Fan Leaves are green as can be and they aren’t showing any signs of stress.
Very happy plants..

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62 days Harvest

LED is My Favorite at this point because the Sugar leaves are still caked and have not suffered from any light/heat stress like that on the HPS side, which means my trim will be more desirable to work with when making extracts.

There is simply just more resin, which is actually greasier, and it smells better.

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The side by side on dried and cured Gods Gift Flowers.

After a month in jars and a 2 week drying period, I’ve determined that the LED is a superior Product in quality and efficiency.

Here are the Numbers.

Gods gift Grown under Black Dog LED Platinum XLU was
94 grams @ 750 watts = .125 g/watt

Gods Gift grown under HPS was
107 grams @ 1050 watts = .102 g/watt
(note 1000 watt HPS Lights run higher than 1000 watt and 1050 is fair based on readings we have taken)

To calculate the efficiency:
.125 GPW LED Subtracted from .102 GPW HPS would equal 0.023 / .102 = 22.5% increase

The Aromas and Flavor is undeniable as compared to HPS.

Black Dog LED’s Platinum XLU Light is an all out Winner in every aspect.

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The main thing that i noticed throughout flower was how much more Lush and Green the LED side was throughout Her Life in contrast to the HPS Side. Gods gift took the Environment like a champ and without any ill effect.

A huge benefit that i see is for for the grower struggling with heat in the grow room.

When Growing with LED it is important to raise the ambient room temperature to around 85 opposed to a conventional 75 degree sweet spot.. The reason this is necessary is because the Leaf surface temperature has to be high enough to achieve optimal photosynthesis, we achieve this by providing a warmer ambient temperature in the room. 

The LED side is much more forgiving and will withstand the higher temps without struggling to photosynthesize and transpire through the leaf because its been overheated…

Lets recap on the LED Benefits….

The smell on the LED side is Noticeably Brighter, richer, and more complex than the HPS side.

The density was on point, it wasn’t airy or larfy at all

22.5% more efficient to run.

The bag appeal is Very nice and equates visually.

The Flavor translate a bit sharper on the palette from LED.

It was less expensive to run for the duration of the grow.

Easily I would Say that the Black Dog Led Platinum XLU light does beat out a standard 1000w HPS when you factor in Efficiency, Operating Cost, fruit Quality, and over all health of the plant.

I will continue to use this light and update with thoughts. Here is a picture of my current Black Dog LED Grow that i am experimenting with mixed spectrum.

Shown is Sour Tangie at 24 days

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Get to http://www.blackdogled.com today and scope out their variety of lights and gear, and get Growing.

Until Next Time

Product Review: MouthPeace

Written by Chewberto420

Are you often scared of getting Herpes, or the dreaded “Cup Cough” from attending Marijuana Social events and Festivals?

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Look No Further than Mouthpeace.

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A 100% Platinum Cured Silicon MouthPeace to insert in virtually any Pipe, Bong or Dab rig, even some joints and vape pens might fit.

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The Flexible Ribbed and tapered cone design allows you to secure your Mouthpeace to most all Smoking devices.

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By using pressure when pressing your mouth against the unit, you create a tight seal that allows you to draw hits with ease.

You want the Mouthpeace for Pipes? No Problem!

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Bongs? Sure!

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Dab Rigs? You Bet!

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Even those 10mm Mini Tubes for on the Road..

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Mouthpeace did us all a favor by creating this device, no more germs and illness exposure while trying to have a good time.

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Don’t forget your nifty Lanyard attachment.

Rock your MouthPeace around your Neck so you wont lose it.

When you are done enjoying yourself and back home, Just toss your mouthpeace into the Dishwasher, its safe 🙂

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MouthPeace is the way to travel when “Hitting” the Weed Events.

MouthPeace is Available in Many colors.

Be sure to check out the website at http://www.mouthpeace.us and get yours today!

Product Review: Halen Quartz H3 Honey Hole and Carb Cap

Written By Chewberto420

Joel Halen Has been Pumping out Functional Art and Quartz Nails for years.

Made in Colorado and internationally known.

Here Is the Joel Halen H3 Honey Hole

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The H3 Design was created by Joel Halen and is Constructed of 100% Quartz, and has been a favorite among Glass enthusiasts.

Quartz can withstand higher heats, is more durable, and resists temp changes better than standard glass.

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A nice Big Quartz Domeless Bucket to take the dabs you need with a massive surface area for putting in work, all while retaining Ample heat.

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The vapor path Hole is raised up to keep your oil in the bucket and not in your rig.

Styled with An Attractive H3 Sandblasted Logo

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The Flavor retained by this high end quartz is impeccable.

If you aren’t a Fan of Ti and notice a metallic flavor imparted into your dabs as some have said, you’ll love the H3 Quartz Honey Hole.

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Additionally, Joel creates Quartz Carb Cap dabber which makes low temp dabbing much more efficient. This is where the Flavor in the concentrates really get to shine.

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On the End of the Carb-cap is a nice dabber to serve up those terps.

Drip Drip.

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Style out your Rig with the Perfect addition By picking up a H3 Honey Hole available in 10mm,14mm and 18mm sizes with a Female joint or direct inject option.

Give him a Like on Instagram and Facebook @JoelHalen

for Wholesale Inquires-Contact Joel at jdhalen@gmail.com \

For retail Sales- hit up halenhoneyholes@gmail.com

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Stay Irie Friends 🙂

Product Review: Magical Butter MB2e Machine

Written By Chewberto420

Magical Butter MB2e is in the House.

What A Treat! Check it out 🙂

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The High Tech and well thought out design of the Magical Butter Machine MB2e is designed to create bases for a variety of Infused Products. These products ranging, but not limited to; Butters, oils, Tinctures, to skin products like balms, Topicals and cremes.

The Magical Butter MB2e is A solid Unit with everything you need to start extracting like a Pro..

Lets Take a Look!

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The Lid Insert on the MB2e has a propeller that makes sure to mix and grind your material properly while its heating or in No Heat mode.

Sure to create a thoroughly mixed end product.

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The Magical Butter MB2e Allows you to set a desired temperature to suit your specific needs for the project.

Are you are Living in High Altitudes and Dry Climates? Don’t worry, The MB2e offers 130°F/54°C temperature setting for optimized extractions in such conditions.

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Timer “set and forget” application, and cleaning function...

An Amazing feature the Magical Butter MB2e offers is a “No Heat setting for non-activated tinctures, cold soups and beverages, and other goodies”

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The Magical Butter MB2e holds a Deep Stainless steel vessel to do generous loads.

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A courteous Product level Line for keeping within the boundaries.

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The MB2e is a tough machine with Heavy duty connections from the Propeller lid insert that fix to the stainless steel vessel.

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The Magical Butter MB2e Machine comes with a 100 % silicon Non Slip “Love Glove” to help maintain Sanitary conditions  with your extractions and is Dishwasher safe. This “Love Glove”  is a blessing when doing Heated Extractions,  insure that you wont get your hands burned while squeezing.

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Magical Butter MB2e also provides a Purify Filter (220 Micron Nylon Mesh bag)  to filter the Product easily and safely, while keeping unwanted debris out of your end product

The Purify FilterMesh Bag is Also Dishwasher safe.

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Take your Healthy living to the next Level by creating Infused foods and products with the Magical Butter Machine MB2e!

 Just Cause We Love you, we are going to throw out a discount code to Help get a Magical Butter machine of your own…

Just enter “budblog” at the store at http://www.magicalbutter.com and save yourself 30 Dollars off your total purchase.

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Be sure to go and Like Magical Butter on Facebook and Instagram, and scope the website for purchases at http://www.magicalbutter.com

Stay Tuned for Tutorials with The Magical Butter MB2e Machine, and some fun recipes with Mrs. Chewberto420 to help stay medicated Organically..

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See You Soon 🙂

Product Review: Method Seven “Black Dog LED Operator Glasses”

Written By Chewberto420

Feast your Eyes on These.

The Method Seven Black Dog LED Operator glasses provide superior quality and 100% UV Protection while working in the grow room.

The Method Seven/Black Dog Operator Glasses were designed by working closely with Method Seven and Carl Zeiss (the leader in grow room optics) to create Complete color correction for The Black Dog LED’s Phyto-Genisis Spectrum.

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The Black Dog LED Glasses work to balance the spectrum of LED lights to mimic Natural lighting conditions, This Helps tremendously when you are Examining your plants for Pests and disease. Also, The Glasses are great for accuracy while pruning, and working with the plants in general…

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Black Dog LED Operator Glasses From Method Seven

Includes custom silk cleaning pouch, and Leather Clam-shell Case to protect your lenses.

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When we work under Grow lights without protection, it can damage your retinas by trying to adjust color, which can lead to permanent vision disability.

It is important to get the protection you need if you plan on growing Forever..

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The Black Dog LED Operator Glasses are Stylish and comfortable.

Product view.

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Sturdy hinges are sure to hold up to your tough Working Grow room conditions.

Made In Italy

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Method Seven is always sure to impress.

Make sure to check out their website at http://www.methodseven.com and http://www.blackdogled.com for other amazing optics for your specific lighting needs.

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How to Winterize BHO “Dewaxing”

Written by Chewberto420

Winterization Is the process of removing all residual, solvents, waxes and fats from the final product using ethanol to make an “Absolute” product.

We do this to create a pure product that is easy on your lungs and safer for consumption.

If done properly you can create some tasty and super stable products.

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1. Provide Quality single solvent Butane Hash Oil of any consistency.

We have a small batch of 6.0 Grams of crystalline BHO flake to winterize.

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2. Use ethanol that IS NOT Denatured, I am using Everclear for this process.

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3. Get your product ready!

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4. Grab a Clean Mason Jar with Lid and your Temp Gun…

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5. Pour the Everclear into the Mason Jar, you want to use around 1-2 oz of ethanol per gram of oil product. if you’d like to expedite the emulsifying process, you can heat up the ethonal to about 85-90 degrees Fahrenheit (No Open Flames), use your Infrared Temp gun and check your temps, make sure to stay around 85 degrees to preserve terpenes.

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6. After your ethanol has reached a nice temp of 85 degrees,

Get Your  BHO product ( Firestomper OG from Firehouse Genetics Colorado)

and pour it into the ethanol mix.

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7. Put the lid on the Mason jar, and swirl the ethanol hash blend around to begin breaking down the mix until it is emulsified, and is one solution.

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Nice and Clear…

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8. After you’ve mixed up your Ethanol and hash into a single clear solution, you are going to put this jar in the freezer for 24-48 hours. The freezing process will occur more rapidly under lower temps.

At this time, throw another clean Mason Jar into the freezer to prepare for the liquid transfer..

After 24-48 hours, you will notice Plant waxes and fats (lipids) coagulating within the liquid mix.

It is now time to filter..

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9. Grab your Unbleached Coffee filters and a funnel.

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Now Pour the Frozen Ethanol hash and lipid mix, into the other frozen mason jar, do this with a funnel and unbleached coffee filter. Make sure you do the filtering process inside the freezer the entire time, until it has finished.

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You can also secure the Coffee  filter to the jar, by attaching just the ring for the lid to the jar.

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10. After the product has filtered down into the new Frozen Mason jar, you will be left with a pristine golden liquid product void of plant waxes and fats…

What you see here, are all the residual Lipids  that were removed from our initial product that have no medicinal value . These lipids  make for a harsher dab/smoke, and are a serious burden to your respiratory system…

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Now, Time to pour and Evaporate.

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11. Grab a Pyrex dish of your choice, and pour your new filtered liquid onto the dish.

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12. After you’ve poured the solution onto the Pyrex, Be sure to cover the dish with something breathable to deter airborne particles from contaminating the liquid while it is evaporating.

I put My dish into an empty cupboard.

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Set the dish in any Room Temp area, and wait till it starts to evaporate and reduce down to oil.

13. When your product looks something like this, and is no longer a liquid state, but a goo state, you are now ready to scrape up and Vac-purge.

If you don’t have a Vacuum Oven/Chamber, you can allow it to reduce on a warm water bath, trying not to allow the oil to exceed 90 degrees.

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Now, Scrape up your oil onto an Oil Slick pad, or unbleached parchment paper for the final step.

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14. After you’ve scraped up the oil onto a non stick surface, put it into a vacuum oven/heated chamber to begin warming the oil mass until it has reached 85-90 degrees. Don’t vacuum until it has reached temp. After it has reached desired temps, you can begin vacuum purging  the remaining ethanol from the oil.

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15. After the product has purged, you are all finished.

The amount of time to engage in the purging process is relative to the amount of oil that you are winterizing. This could take anywhere from 12-48 hours to purge.

You now have a beautiful “absolute” dewaxed BHO product,  residual free from lipids and butane.

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Pictures of finished product.

Firestomper OG winterized/dewaxed Shatter

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Any Questions?

Stay High…

Product review: Colorado Dabsmith “Honey dipper Dabber Tool and Stand”

Written by Chewberto420

Colorado  Dabsmith is a company manned by Brothers Jordan and Jonathan Thompson.

A company which is Based out of Colorado, and was Established in 2014.

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Colorado Dabsmith offers Fresh and Unique products made from Titanium, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Carbon Fiber and 3D-printed plastics.

Take a look at the Colorado Dabsmith “Honey dipper” Titanium Dab Tool and Stand.

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The Dabsmith Honey dipper is an Awesome and versatile tool to say the least!

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Stretching in at 4 inches long, and constructed from Grade 2 Titanium.

Machined in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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The Dabsmith Honey dipper Tool is Very handy in serving up shatters, budders, and waxes , but most importantly,  gooey oils.

We all know that Hash oil can be challenging to work with and grab, but The Honey dipper  has no problem pulling up gooey Hash oil with the unique Hive like dipper head.

Complete with texture grooves at the end of the tool to insure a stable grip when Dabbing.

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Accompanying this Colorado  Dabmith tool,  is an Aluminum Hive stand (sold separately),  that can hold your tool any which way you like. Dunk it, Prop it, rest it, balance it, you have many options…

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I would definitely recommend this tool from Colorado Dabsmith.

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When working with Co2 and Butane oils that are more viscous and have a liquid consistency, this piece can make your dabbing sessions run a lot smoother.

Be sure to Scope out the Colorado Dabsmith Website for other products at http://www.dabsmith.co

Also give @Billynare a follow on Instagram for new updates and stunning Cannabis Photography

Till Next Time…

Flower Pictures!

Written By Chewberto420

I haven’t posted any Pics in a while… Here are some Flowers that are 45 days In-Bloom in my garden.

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Stretches around 3/4, and puts out huge calyxs that are covered in thick trichomes.

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Gods Gift

Amazing Lavender Aromatics come from this girl. Light yielder, not much stretch, maybe 1/2-3/4 stretch.

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Bagseed Girl scout Cookie from Forum Cut

Dense flower, consistenly yieldas 5 ounces in 6 gallons of soi, hardley any stretchl… Makes full melt grease from 38-120 micron. Lemon cleaner and puppy breath terpenes…

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Bagseed #2 from Girl Scout Cookies Forum cut.

Huge stretcher, and about a 65-70 days pheno. Extreme Pine terpenes with a touch of musk. Lime smelling stock… This girl i cant seem to cull from the garden. about 4 oz out of her typically.

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Kens Kush Sour Purple Rock Pheno.

Super dense flowers that will yield huge… i got 6 ounces of solid nugs in 6 gallons of soil. Sharp diesel terpenes with a touch of GDP and OG Kush…

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Kens Kush Quick Finish Pheno

This girl is a 50 day strain that is amazing. Sweet GDP dominant, about 3-4 ounces in 6 gallon pots. requires light feedings. double stretch.

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Politics should be about Ideas & Trust – Mike Dunafon for Governor

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Politics should be about Ideas & Trust – Mike Dunafon for Governor.

A vote for this Man can be the start of something New, an actual change in our broken Government. Vote For Mike Dunafon for Governor of Colorado. The great pretender HickenLooper has gone on record calling Colorado voters “Reckless” for passing Amendment 64, then he goes on to express how well things are going in Colorado under him… Well Yeah, that is because folks from all over the country Come to Colorado for Cannabis, and spend money on Hotels, restaraunts, and Stores. It’s because of our “Reckless” decision to pass 64 that this state is Thriving, and crime is down, not because of one thing Hickenlooper has done, He is a fraud. Supporting Hickenlooper or beupreuex is a vote against liberty, it is a vote that agrees with allowing innocent people To die and suffer, rather than allow them to consume a non toxic and healing plant.  its time we take the Power Back!!!  VOTE FOR Dunafon