Mainlining variations

lol just remembered it was supercropping I was thinking of that I’ve seen “knuckling” referred to ha

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I can’t speak about mainlining because I’ve never tried it. I can however speak about hydro. There has been 1 or 2 that I have seen here mainline in hydro and veg time is about the same. The explosive growth comes into play during the stretch IMO not during veg.

Also, IMO mainlining is a skill/art that these guys above have that I don’t, and that skill is patience… lol
Mainlining is also another grow method to produce high yield plants, as well as just awesome to look at and fun to mess with.

If high yield is what you’re after, then there are multiple ways to achieve that. I “try” to achieve that with a scrog. I run a small diy rdwc system with pretty good results. While I don’t mainline, I do however enjoy a challenge with every scrog. You never know how it’s gonna end up.
If you ever need a hand with a hydro build, feel free to tag away. There are plenty here with great hydro experience and knowledge.

Good luck and keep’em growin! :+1:t2::v::sunglasses:

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On point with that! You got the skills for a manifold Brother and like yourself experimenting is 1/2 the fun for me :love_you_gesture:

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Here is 1 of the techniques that worked well for me aside from manifolds. Topped and bent the main over 90 degrees and spread and trained the sides. 8.25 zips from this auto Sour Diesel :love_you_gesture:

Top view of a manifold

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All I can say is wow! I’ve seen most everybody’s mainlining on here and am always impressed! My hats off to y’all !! :+1:t2::v::sunglasses:

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I’m getting close to doing that with my TW. I have made a post to tie it to in the back of my scrog setup. This will be another unknown scrog adventure for sure. They’re taking their time getting going due to cold temps. But, I’m in not hurry and have plenty of smoke to last another year or better… lol :crazy_face::v::sunglasses:

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Bonus!! Tag me Brother if you don’t mind :love_you_gesture:

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Much appreciated on the encouraging words. The experimenting started when I would buy 10 beans and get 10 free…more beans to play with :love_you_gesture:

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OG is the man!!! He taught me on my first grow how to mainline with some variation and I am really looking forward to the smoke, LOVE the mainlines this thread is sharing :heart_eyes:

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on point… :ok_hand: :sunglasses: :v:

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That’s a killer mod Brother!!! Well done on those, damn I’m envious :love_you_gesture:

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Appreciate it, and I think I’ll very likely be taking you up on asking some pointers on a hydro build in a separate post (if I can get to it–between two separate posts I wrote in the forums and growing I can barely keep up ha). I’m all for scrogging, and I’m starting to think that for my next start to finish grow, rather than training plants individually throughout veg, or at least the earlier portion of it, I’ll just scrogg right after the seedling stage and in addition use topping and supercropping to try and maintain an even canopy. And any vegetation below the trellis gets sacked. I’m beginning to think that if I’m nearing triple digits in the amount of plants I’m growing and I’m the only one doing the work, the marginal reduction in yield will be well worth the reduction in labor hours for yours truly.

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Holy hell! I couldn’t dream of getting that sort of yield, although I’m sure some of it is due to having inferior equipment. Got another post going right now on grow lights because it’s time I start getting the most out of my efforts.