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    Is anyone using the Ardent?

    I have been experimenting with pot infusions. Got some economic results. I use a machine which is basically a small temperature controlled container. It makes a neat ten day supply about in a few hours. The device is Ardent System is take good flower about 10-30 grams.. Place in Ardent fresh...
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    Is anyone using the Ardent?

    Received a replacement Ardent and ran one oz decarb. All worked well. Made an infusion half a liter with about 4 ounces of decarb pot. Will be ready in a few hours. The decarb material was placed in the Magic Butter Machine. Previous batches have been excellent. Cost was a 100 to get a...
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    Possible new decarboxylation method

    You have a real concern. The method has too many possible dangers. I am abandoning the described method. The pressure canner method is perfect for my small operation.
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    Decarboxylation

    Raw trimmed marijuana is processed into infused marijuana olive oil. The trimmed product is decarbed, placed in the Magic Butter Machine and simmered for about four hours at 135F. The rough residue it strained out and one is left with basically liquid cannabutter. The attraction is ingesting...
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    Decarboxylation

    There are a few grams of marijuana that needs decarboxylation. I handle in 30 gram batches. I utilize the raw marijuana cooked in the pressure cooker at 15 PI for approximately 30 minutes. Procedure is to fill 250 ml jars and 500 mil jars with 30 and 60 grams respectively,and pressure cook for...
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    Possible new decarboxylation method

    Experimenting using MBM. There is a 220F temperature setting on the MBM, perfect temperature for Decarboxylation . I put 15 grams raw just harvested trimmed mg in the MBM and set time to one hour. The product came out dry and seems perfect in appearance. Now to test it in olive oil. Has...
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    Is anyone using the Ardent?

    My new Ardent quit after bout 12 loads over a two week period. Outer plastic has two hair cracks. Basically aesthetics doesn't affect operation. THEN the heater quit working. Now in the middle of harvest I have to go back to hand decarb. It is marvelous device but if it breaks down it is...
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    Magical Butter Machine Review

    I have been making marijuana infused olive oil. I test by taking a teaspoon prior to going to bed. It guarantees about four hours uninterrupted sleep. Still evaluating somewhat. Method: Ardent: Decarb fresh picked flower in the Ardent usually two ounces at time. Harvest time where I live...
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    Pressure Cooker for decarboxylation

    Reviewing old posts. I bought one of those Ardent decarb devices. Ardent LIFT / Nova Decarboxylator Cannabinoid Activator. It is simple and if it works all the Decarboxylating is at one's fingertips. I managed to get some material so have been practicing making "Cannabutter" Simple to...
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    Greenhouse design: Help

    I decided to build a large greenhouse on the deck, which doesn’t get much use. The enclosure will be a sun room if appropriate, instead of the canvas structure that use to be there. I have a small 10,000 BTU heater that connects to the barbecue natural gas outlet, so will have some warmth, and...
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    Straining material when making cannabutter and tincture

    Presently working on making tinctures using the Magic Butter Machine. So far I have not produced anything useful. I shall overcome. There is sufficient material to play around. My real concern is this. After one has made a batch of tincture (or cannabutter). the instruction always mention...
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    Tincture

    How do you evaporate the alcohol?
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    Decarboxylation in Pressure Canner

    Pressure canning and, cooking takes a bit of knowledge to master. To me with much experience, it is as easy as boiling water. The pundits have made North Americans afraid of using anything pressurized. Amazing how few NA's pressure can.
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    Decarboxylation in Pressure Canner

    Equipment: I produce most of my plant food so have a pressure cooker and a double boiler, anad different size of jars. All are a one time expenditure.
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    Tincture

    Two jars of tincture were made and set aside to condition. One jar was material and alcohol in a jar and set aside to brew for 30 days. The other jar was using a freezing method that has material ready for use in about five days. Alcohol used was Everclear, purchased in Niagara Falls USA, but...
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    Cannabutter

    Cannabutter is made using the decarboxylated material. Two ounces were mixed with two pounds of butter and 500 ml of water and simmered in a double boiler for three hours. The finished material is used as is or used for cooking as desired.
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    Decarboxylation in Pressure Canner

    Eight ounces of fresh plant material was obtained. One ounce was placed in seven 500 ml jars and pressured canned at 15 PSI for 70 minutes to Decarboxylate. The jars are well sterilized, and material be stored until required. This material will be used to make cannabutter and alcohol tinctures.
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    Decarboxylate RSO In Pressure Cooker

    LVMarc42 Your assumptions indicate a lack of knowledge regarding pressure canning. Almost all the air inside the pressure canner is removed, since steam pressure is not allowed to build up until the chamber has been well vented, and this includes the jars which have loose or unsealed tops. When...
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    Trichomes Plugable USB Microscope

    28 February 2018 Trichomes (Practicing)
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    Trichomes Plugable USB Microscope

    Ignorance is bliss. I would be happy with some, probably 30 to 40 percent. I am pleased that they are multiplying, enlarging, and easy to see with little effort.
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