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« Reply #25 on: February 25, 2020, 03:15:31 PM »
Epic work Brad, jealous as usual.


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« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2020, 04:40:36 PM »
Agree epic work!!

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« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2020, 06:23:44 PM »
Thanks for the compliments.  Its not that special trust me my concrete skills are pretty rudimentary.
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« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2020, 07:22:07 PM »
Heres the video where he shows how to tie off your vines so it doesnt need a top support.  Im going to use nylon rope.

https://youtu.be/ZCtUTAibWN8

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« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2020, 07:59:19 PM »
Thanks for the video. Looks like a great way to get them going in the right directions too.

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« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2020, 10:08:39 PM »
I tip my hat to you sir.  To see your work in these pictures is very motivational. 

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« Reply #31 on: February 25, 2020, 11:59:32 PM »
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« Reply #32 on: February 26, 2020, 08:38:57 AM »
Heres the video where he shows how to tie off your vines so it doesnt need a top support.  Im going to use nylon rope.

https://youtu.be/ZCtUTAibWN8
It makes them very easy to prune quickly! ;D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce8ko94dSVk

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« Reply #33 on: February 26, 2020, 08:53:27 AM »
Heres the video where he shows how to tie off your vines so it doesnt need a top support.  Im going to use nylon rope.

https://youtu.be/ZCtUTAibWN8
I would not risk doing this with my plants. It seems to me that drying out or rotting may occur at the bend points.
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« Reply #34 on: February 26, 2020, 10:49:31 AM »
Heres the video where he shows how to tie off your vines so it doesnt need a top support.  Im going to use nylon rope.

https://youtu.be/ZCtUTAibWN8
It makes them very easy to prune quickly! ;D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce8ko94dSVk

Farm hand who never got paid?
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« Reply #35 on: February 26, 2020, 12:16:58 PM »
Heres the video where he shows how to tie off your vines so it doesnt need a top support.  Im going to use nylon rope.

https://youtu.be/ZCtUTAibWN8

Wow. Not sure if I can bend my vines like that. The vines in the video seemed very long and thin, and easy to bend.

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« Reply #36 on: February 27, 2020, 01:38:27 AM »
Heres the video where he shows how to tie off your vines so it doesnt need a top support.  Im going to use nylon rope.

https://youtu.be/ZCtUTAibWN8
It makes them very easy to prune quickly! ;D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce8ko94dSVk

Farm hand who never got paid?
Probably this dude divorced, and now shares property with his ex-wife.  ;D
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« Reply #37 on: November 14, 2022, 11:43:02 AM »
Great work!

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« Reply #38 on: November 14, 2022, 11:59:00 AM »
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« Reply #39 on: November 14, 2022, 01:03:10 PM »
Joan the spam bot strikes again.
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« Reply #40 on: November 14, 2022, 06:01:12 PM »
Joan the spam bot strikes again.

If that's a bot, I would be really impressed by its sophistication  :D

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« Reply #41 on: November 14, 2022, 06:21:06 PM »
Its a bot, theres lots of sophisticated bots on here.  What they do is they post some somewhat useful but not really posts then a few of them jump in on it then one will post a link to something for sale somewhere that has nothing to do with tropical plants.

Once you see a few examples they are easy to spot. 

I would be interested if its a real paid person doing these or a AI algorithm. 
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« Reply #42 on: November 14, 2022, 06:22:37 PM »


I would be interested if its a real paid person doing these or a AI algorithm.

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« Reply #43 on: November 14, 2022, 06:24:13 PM »


I would be interested if its a real paid person doing these or a AI algorithm.

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Thry probably get a bowl of rice and a carrot per day to post this crap.
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« Reply #44 on: November 14, 2022, 08:48:49 PM »
Those look real nice! I've been wanting to try some concrete posts too but have abundance of scrap aluminum. Made one about 25 gal with some skis and lifting handles wrapped in cocofiber and twine.


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« Reply #45 on: November 15, 2022, 08:00:18 AM »
I made a bunch of posts with these top features but Ive decided to just go topless with them.  My friend Thy sent some videos of vietnamese techniques and convinced me its not necessary to have tops.  So the rest of the posts won't have any top feature going forward.  Much easier, cheaper overall Im happy with that.



The indented part of these posts is there so that the top piece can slip on. I used threaded hot dipped galvanized 1/2 inch bolt to attach my top but I like the idea of the indent. My 10 concrete dragonfruit posts survived Hurricane Ian 150 mph winds without leaning and most branches hung on. I really doubt they would have held on with no top piece.

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« Reply #46 on: November 15, 2022, 12:45:45 PM »

I would be interested if its a real paid person doing these or a AI algorithm.

You're absolutely right, and I think there is AI involved as the sentences seem to be very poorly formed but still pick some keywords from the posts... It could even be an experimental bot to evaluate how much they could survive by tweaking their features every now and then.

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« Reply #47 on: November 15, 2022, 10:53:20 PM »
I made a bunch of posts with these top features but Ive decided to just go topless with them.  My friend Thy sent some videos of vietnamese techniques and convinced me its not necessary to have tops.  So the rest of the posts won't have any top feature going forward.  Much easier, cheaper overall Im happy with that.



The indented part of these posts is there so that the top piece can slip on. I used threaded hot dipped galvanized 1/2 inch bolt to attach my top but I like the idea of the indent. My 10 concrete dragonfruit posts survived Hurricane Ian 150 mph winds without leaning and most branches hung on. I really doubt they would have held on with no top piece.
Wow! That's amazing none of them leaned at all with all the most soil in that wind........I used to add water glass in my concrete table projects to reduce the water and make a stronger cement along with acrylic fortifier and cure in a sealed bag for 2 weeks, soaked with water to prevent it getting too hot.

 

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