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THMG127 – Clan Labs #1 – BHO With Todd Burton

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We get lucky enough to sit down for a chat with the master of disaster himself, Mr. Todd Burton of San Diego fame. He breaks down in this episode a basic understanding of the Marijuana production and techniques you may see on the streets. We learned a ton on this one.

Thanks for listening and watching!

  1. Marijuana
    1. Billion$ Industry
    2. Plant – Trichomes is where the THC is at
    3. Cannabinoids
      1. Chemicals
      2. THC – Psychoactive
      3. CBD – Non-Psychoactive medicine, calming effect
    4. Bud THC concentration
      1. 90’s THC concentration was ~4%
      2. Shwag- 5-8% Low quality
      3. Mids- 10-15% Mid grade
      4. Dank-15-25% High quality
      5. Hash-20-80%
      6. Budder-95-98% Concentrates

Marijuana grows – Indoors 2-3 grows per year

    1. Basic equipment needed
      1. Hydroponic setup – sensors
        1. Lights
          1. Electrical hazards
            1. Spaghetti wiring
          2. Solar
          3. Hacked into other power sources – can be a problem
        2. Nutrient reservoirs/drums
          1. Fertilizers –  Mad Farmer usually
          2. Rooting hormones
          3. Compost tea
          4. Recycling pumps
        3. Heating sources nothing special
        4. CO2 sources
          1. Gas cylinders
          2. Gas burning – propane/natural gas = CO2 and heat
            1. Multiple propane tanks
          3. Dry ice
          4. Mycelium
          5. Toxicity?  ~1200 ppm for plant growth, not toxic until >5000 ppm
        5. Cooling
          1. Wall mounted AC units to counteract too much heat
          2. Extra cylinders of freons
            1. 410A Difluoromethane, Pentafluoroethane
            2. R22 Chlorodifluoromethane
        6. Pesticides – insects big problem inside such as spider mites
          1. Usually non-toxic such as pyrethrin or neem oil
          2. Malathion
        7. Mold
          1. Biosecurity
          2. PPE – Min N95
            1. Mold spores can be as small as 3 micron and get into lungs
          3. Commercial inspections can not go from one grow to the next for this reason

 

  1. Marijuana grows – outdoors
  1. Nutrients
    1. Drums ,large open pits, tanks with nutrient mix with pumps and housing
    1. Pesticides – bugs not as much as a problem
      1. Carbofruan – pink, extremely toxic
      2. Malathion
        Aluminum/Zinc Phosphide = Phosphine gas
    2. Diesel fuel/gasoline for generators
    3. Propane for heaters in greenhouse & cooking
    4. Outhouses, human waste
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