Checking trichome color

Discussion in 'Growing Marijuana Outdoors' started by madodah, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. I started out using two magnifying glasses to check trich ripeness and welcomed arrival of the cheap 30X jeweler loupe. This year the 60-100X pocket microscope started showing up and I bought one.

    I'm now back to using my 30X, it does the job, and it is quick. I spent a lot of time learning how to use a stick planted on the ground against the colas for a rest to focus the microscope and while that's probably fun for a few plants, it soon turned into a time-consuming chore with my grow.

    The 60X power microscope (anything above that was a handful to focus) was a great view, so now I'm looking for a 60X magnifying glass that doesn't break the bank. Anybody?
  2. radioshack- 12 dollars. 60x-100x pocket microscope works great for me

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