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    Hi I pulled down 2 of my plants and hung them for about 3 days with a fan blowing that way then cut them into colas and stuck them in a paper bag and hung it in the top of my tent for a day and they were dry... So I rushed the process usually I just hang it until dry and it'd fine..2 odd weeks... . Now it's been about a week and Iv got them in tubs but the grassy smell is underlying... It's freaked me as this doesn't normally happen.. Do I just need to keep the bud in the dark for a few weeks more I no its had no cure.. But I can usually make stinky weed with no cure when dried properly.
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    Hi I pulled down 2 of my plants and hung them for about 3 days with a fan blowing that way then cut them into colas and stuck them in a paper bag and hung it in the top of my tent for a day and they were dry... So I rushed the process usually I just hang it until dry and it'd fine..2 odd weeks... . Now it's been about a week and Iv got them in tubs but the grassy smell is underlying... It's freaked me as this doesn't normally happen.. Do I just need to keep the bud in the dark for a few weeks more I no its had no cure.. But I can usually make stinky weed with no cure when dried properly.
    Sounds like they have dried to fast mate 3 days seems very quick. Dont have a fan directly facing buds either point it at a wall so it still moving air.

    A good cure should hopefully bring the stain smell back.

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    IMHO It's all in the cure
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    Yes it was silly fast I'm just praying this grassy smell lifts.... In theory it has to if I give it time.. I should never of rushed it.. Was more down to peer pressure... 1 guess after a week you could expect the smell to still be there.. Iv had a terrible run I got caught out by really high summer temps 3 plants got heat stroke 1 completely foxtailed... And now Iv gone and done this... I have plenty more but I'd rather not have 3 oz of hey

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    Mc have you seen people pull out of this? I'll put it in jars for 2 months now than loose it to horse feed.... Whats more I was blagged into pulling it right before the big swell 4 days later all other plants were really dense and solid. Bet the fan blew loads of trichomes off and heat in the bags ruined terpines.. I don't need it to be ultra smell just not grass. Then I'll be pleased it wasn't wasted
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    Quote Originally Posted by thehulk View Post
    Mc have you seen people pull out of this? I'll put it in jars for 2 months now than loose it to horse feed.... Whats more I was blagged into pulling it right before the big swell 4 days later all other plants were really dense and solid. Bet the fan blew loads of trichomes off and heat in the bags ruined terpines.. I don't need it to be ultra smell just not grass. Then I'll be pleased it wasn't wasted
    Best tip I can give is trim off the big fans then hang the whole plant to dry mate then dry trim. I was forever getting the hay smell until I started doing that. A good cure will help mate.

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    Thanks for any help offered but can I keep it known I can cure perfectly well normally... Likely could get better but I bet alot could
    Thing is this 3 oz Iv rushed it's grassy I don't no if Iv wasted my time as I had the humidity to 45% so it was dry Iv rehydrated with some buds and am trying to cure.... I can smell the right smell but that grass is there.. Like on the pineapple chunk you can smell pineapple.. I no its never going to be strong now Iv damaged the terpines Im just looking for reassurance I can get this grass out or am I stuck with it? I guess after 4 odd days you could expect grass to still be there...
    The rest of the herb I'm drying slow.

    Doesn't even matter if I cure then it smells nice been curing for 4 years... Just stupidly got blagged to do things wrong

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    I've bought weed with a grassy smell, normally goes after sitting for a few weeks. I think you are just waiting for the chlorophyll to break down into sugars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thehulk View Post
    Hi I pulled down 2 of my plants and hung them for about 3 days with a fan blowing that way then cut them into colas and stuck them in a paper bag and hung it in the top of my tent for a day and they were dry... So I rushed the process usually I just hang it until dry and it'd fine..2 odd weeks... . Now it's been about a week and Iv got them in tubs but the grassy smell is underlying... It's freaked me as this doesn't normally happen.. Do I just need to keep the bud in the dark for a few weeks more I no its had no cure.. But I can usually make stinky weed with no cure when dried properly.
    The Grassy smell is normally a sign of being not dry enough , that will turn into an amonia smell if your not carefull and then it would be ruined ..... Put it out to dry more , buy a mini hygrometer and jar some of it with hygrometer inside and you will get a true reading of how damp it is , youve got to get it down tp 60-65% which is the curing zone or 55% for long term storge .... I store with a bavida humidity pack at 62% rh

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    Thanks for your advice I bought a hygrometer on advice from mc about 2 years ago... we are both in the same zone as to 65 which is where mine is at


    ... Although I had to rehydrate to get this and I have read that I'm wasting my time as the plant is dead and now all I'm doing is making a dead plant damp... But surely that moisture will move some flavour about dead or not.... Iv not produced for a year and it showed I did loads of newbie mistakes but my mate was,a cunt as he said dry it quickly then wasn't happy when it wasn't perfect... Again my fault I should of just gone on as I no... Reason I'm mentioning my mate I owe him a few oz either way he will get it mixed in with some good stuff ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by thehulk View Post
    Thanks for your advice I bought a hygrometer on advice from mc about 2 years ago... we are both in the same zone as to 65 which is where mine is at


    ... Although I had to rehydrate to get this and I have read that I'm wasting my time as the plant is dead and now all I'm doing is making a dead plant damp... But surely that moisture will move some flavour about dead or not.... Iv not produced for a year and it showed I did loads of newbie mistakes but my mate was,a cunt as he said dry it quickly then wasn't happy when it wasn't perfect... Again my fault I should of just gone on as I no... Reason I'm mentioning my mate I owe him a few oz either way he will get it mixed in with some good stuff ??
    Once it goes 55% or lower it cant be cured , you can just rehydrate , chalk it down to experiance , have lost crops myself . Guarenteed you wont get caught out that way again . Good luck

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    Yes I read that to that you'd killed the plant so it was a waste of time... I definitely won't be doing it again and don't normally do such a thing
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    On the good news I think the pineapple chunk is smelling better now it's got moisture in it... It will smell even better surrounded by another 3-4 oz I'll mix it up and repay my friend his loan from when he cropped

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