Home | Community | Message Board


World Seed Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Welcome to the Growery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
InvisiblephychotronM
Medicated


Registered: 02/17/11
Posts: 1,808
Loc: Earth (mostly) Flag
Trusted Cultivator
For those of you who need an input air filter.
    #663279 - 03/23/13 05:57 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

This is the style I'm rocking. This is my second version and made much nicer. The design speaks for itself, if you have any questions let me know. I need a filter for the summer when the bugs are out in the masses. the expensive filter says it lasts up to 90 days, which is about perfect. but if protected with the pre filters it should last longer. I need to get a Y to blow into both tents.


20"x20" furnace filters: 1 highest quality($17), 1 medium-high quality($9), 4 pre-filters ($3 for a 4pk), avoiding the scented febreez filter...
A box to house the filters, Fan boxes work great, otherwise maybe fashion one out of cardboard/wood glue.
gorilla tape ($9 but I have most of it left over)
foam insulation tape ($2 for two 9' rolls, clearance, normaly $3.50 each)
packing tape (to save on gorilla tape where not needed)
Vent opening--the largest I could find at home depot for a reasonable price, less than $7 for a 12"x4" to 6"
Wood glue, $2




for the front of the 20x20" filters I cut a 16"x16"


The box was about 4" too tall, so I had to shorten it and secured the bottom with wood glue.


Using foam around the first and last filters.


Velcro for easy checking and replacing.


--------------------
Authorized Medical Marijuana patient. Any help given is for educational purposes only. Its your responsibility not to break any applicable laws.

Perfect Dry and Cure
View My Garden
Latest Grow Log - Grapegod under LED


“Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune intoned in the distance by an invisible player.” ~ Albert Einstein


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMagashM
The Feminizer
 User Gallery


Registered: 04/21/08
Posts: 6,589
Trusted Cultivator
Re: For those of you who need an input air filter. [Re: phychotron]
    #663354 - 03/24/13 02:40 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

I like your work I really do but I didn't use that kind of air filtration when I was growing shrooms and I grew 5-lbs of those a month for a while. Myself I'd use 1 of those filters and keep the airflow that the others are holding back.

Just so you know the most common way for pests, molds, fungi to enter the garden is on you.




Then again better safe then sorry and that box will keep you safe. Good work. :happyweed:


--------------------
All creatures tremble when faced with violence. All creatures fear death, all love life. If we can only see ourselves in others, then how could we possibly hurt another creature?


:growingweed: Join us at the Growery! :growingweed:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisiblephychotronM
Medicated


Registered: 02/17/11
Posts: 1,808
Loc: Earth (mostly) Flag
Trusted Cultivator
Re: For those of you who need an input air filter. [Re: Magash]
    #663376 - 03/24/13 12:29 PM (4 years, 3 months ago)

I live on the edge of a wheat field, they come in from all angles. The tent slows them down, but when I have the input fan going without a filter I hear the occasional chunk fly through the venting and into the garden. 

Those green are practically nothing, just dust/hair collectors, and the combination of them all leads to little resistance. The Arm&Hammer is to protect the $17 filter and still lets the air flow.  the 8" 750 CFM fan never gets cranked to full blast. You've obviously never used these filters if you think resistance would be a problem. Maybe if I had a small fan I'd be concerned.

I actually don't do anything hardly for my plants other than give them some more automation equipment and refill the res tank, I'm on the lazy man plan.


--------------------
Authorized Medical Marijuana patient. Any help given is for educational purposes only. Its your responsibility not to break any applicable laws.

Perfect Dry and Cure
View My Garden
Latest Grow Log - Grapegod under LED


“Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune intoned in the distance by an invisible player.” ~ Albert Einstein


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleMagashM
The Feminizer
 User Gallery


Registered: 04/21/08
Posts: 6,589
Trusted Cultivator
Re: For those of you who need an input air filter. [Re: phychotron]
    #663427 - 03/24/13 10:03 PM (4 years, 3 months ago)

Yup when it comes to filters for growing I know jack shit. I don't grow or set up where I need em. 8 gardens and no filters in any of em and haven't had a problem in 28 years under the lights. Only use air for the plants and don't need to worry about dust or crap like that. The lights are water cooled.


Quote:

I actually don't do anything hardly for my plants other than give them some more automation equipment and refill the res tank, I'm on the lazy man plan.




Yeah I hear that. :happyweed:


--------------------
All creatures tremble when faced with violence. All creatures fear death, all love life. If we can only see ourselves in others, then how could we possibly hurt another creature?


:growingweed: Join us at the Growery! :growingweed:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineKaptKid
Spaced Pirate
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/20/08
Posts: 5,515
Loc: Bright Side of the Sun
Last seen: 2 months, 15 days
Re: For those of you who need an input air filter. [Re: Magash]
    #663713 - 03/27/13 12:09 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

Quote:

Magash said:
Yup when it comes to filters for growing I know jack shit. I don't grow or set up where I need em. 8 gardens and no filters in any of em and haven't had a problem in 28 years under the lights. Only use air for the plants and don't need to worry about dust or crap like that. The lights are water cooled.


Quote:

I actually don't do anything hardly for my plants other than give them some more automation equipment and refill the res tank, I'm on the lazy man plan.




Yeah I hear that. :happyweed:






Me too.
:rofl:


--------------------
Child of the 60's, Tripping ever sence.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Need grow tent input please baddagger 3,159 18 01/21/13 12:09 AM
by phychotron
* going to be getting my grow tent and just wanted everybody input if this i good one to go with? Mrshroom 832 5 12/22/12 11:40 PM
by phychotron
* Stanky Dank & Carbon Filters magick81 1,755 10 11/02/11 12:28 PM
by wire5
* How good does a carbon filter really work?? cockdiesal_mf 9,148 10 12/12/09 07:10 PM
by coda
* Looking for input on grow tents baddagger 3,489 12 08/19/13 05:38 PM
by blunt-force
* Efficiency of carbon filters ??
( 1 2 all )
FunkyBlunts 16,716 28 03/26/11 11:57 PM
by Data
* input please sinner 1,291 19 03/14/13 01:27 PM
by budgrowerwannabe
* inline air filtering question
( 1 2 all )
Mrshroom 1,847 20 03/02/13 01:20 PM
by phychotron

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: FurrowedBrow, Magash, Data, Dr. Siekadellyk, phychotron, Miscusi
779 topic views. 0 members, 15 guests and 23 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
RVF Garden Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.021 seconds spending 0.002 seconds on 16 queries.