It’s really preference I guess. I decarb mine on a magnetic hot plate after extraction so it finishes evaporating the alcohol then decarbs. While it’s still warm I suck it up into syringes. Really no mess at all.
@Allinherhead @AfgVet thank you for the information. It really does help to hear how ya do things. to soak in the info of how all this comes together & works. Im really sorry to hear about your wife. Sending healthy vibes she kicks the C’s butt.
Which calculator does everyone use for dosing
Used to use canna calc but since use feco or qwet exclusively a calculator is no longer necessary for us.
I make a very clean wash and figure 750mg/gram
Does that mean you freeze, then quick swirl, freeze, quick shake, then strain?
I break the buds up by hand into pea size pieces. Put it in a mason jar. Place the jar of bud and your ethanol in the freezer overnight. Next step is poor the ethanol over the bud, shake vigorously for 20 seconds or so and put the jar back into the freezer.
Here’s where things vary by each situation. My deep freezer gets down to -17*f. I can leave my wash in the freezer for an hour, vigorously shaking every 15 minutes, and it will still be very clean after winterizations and filtering.
If you’re using dry ice you can also go for long washes. A standard household freezer probably doesn’t get that cold so the time you wash the bud for needs to be shortened.
So it’s basically finding the amount of time you can wash without extracting chlorophyll
Look at making QWET or FECO on this site. There’s a ton of good info
Ok thats what i thought, ive been reading & reading but its good to hear real life one on one learning lol… ill get a thermometer & see what my big freezer gets down to & get back with ya on timing thank you for your time
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Thanks to all for your assistance. Think I’ll place an order!
@AfgVet thank you, im sure i will once im able to play around again lol
Just find the coldest spot in there to pack your jars into.