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Old 02-24-2012, 11:05 PM
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Talking got my first HPS system

yup went and did it ,took the big step to hps
its 400 watt, the plants are growing like gang busters
hopefully in 2-3 weeks we will have ripe tomatoes [rutgers]

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Old 02-26-2012, 10:35 AM
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We want pictures!!!
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:13 PM
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We want pictures!!!
working on it

ovendoctor<====== computer illiteracy lol

ill see if DW can help me with this issue

update 30 tomatoes,,12 green peppers,, and a whole bunch of blossoms
in the green house/sauna house with blizzard conditions outside
8''-12'' of snow today and Wednesday/Thursday 24''+ forcasted

yup welcome to the UP of Michigan

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Old 02-27-2012, 10:50 PM
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I 2nd this big time!!!!!!
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:00 AM
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So how are the lights working out? Are they worth the $$$?
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:59 PM
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So how are the lights working out? Are they worth the $$$?
worth their weight in gold



yup a bit of snow outside
the last big snow storm we only had the chimney sticking up
the snow was up to the roof line
defiantly not hoop house weather LOL



but the tomatoes are lovin the 400 watts



the window racking

as soon as I figger out how to do thumb nails ill down size the pictures

Doc.

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Old 03-23-2012, 08:32 PM
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fresh tomatoes



cucumbers too



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Old 03-26-2012, 10:27 PM
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all that from your hps set up? That's awesome.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:14 PM
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Wow, lots of snow and the plants look awesome! Guess I will quit complaining about the showers we are getting now. Spring has not yet sprung in the Pacific Northwest
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:39 PM
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Is all that growing just using the 1 400w HPS light?

And what HPS light set up do you have?

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Old 04-12-2012, 04:28 PM
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Is all that growing just using the 1 400w HPS light?

And what HPS light set up do you have?
ya just 1 400 watt bulb on an open wing
driven by a sun systems adjustable ballast [400/600]
the room is 7'x10' and the 3 walls and ceiling are flat white
a little over crowded but it works great
cant wait for the great out doors to warm up a little


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Old 04-12-2012, 05:52 PM
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Anyway possible to post an away pic of the whole set up?
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:27 PM
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Anyway possible to post an away pic of the whole set up?
ill try
its like boxing in a phone booth
no room to move
I will be working out there Saturday moving tomato starts into the basement
unless I take pictures from the out side threw the glass

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Old 04-17-2012, 12:37 PM
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Ahhh np, if you could post a snap shot of the HPS light itself would be awesome.

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