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I'm in the middle of an Auto grow, using my trusty Skyline 400's, they are fantastic lights, easy to use, and get superb results.... I've grown Autos giving me anything between 10 and 18 ounces of solid sticky bud - PER PLANT - using them.

They work!

Well unfortunately with my current grow, one of my Autos, the Blue Amnesia XXL, hasn't flowered.... it's day 72 and she's huge, but not a pistil in sight.... must be a photoperiod then.

I decided to buy another tent, and dug out some old kit to get things going..... first, an old 5 inch extraction fan and then my thoughts turned to lighting......
I was already using an old Photon 126 unit for the main grow.... as supplemental lighting, but now there's one less plant in my main tent, I moved it into my new tent for the Blue Amnesia.... it wasn't enough to cover her with light, so I dug around some more and found my old Helios lights......

I think I got them back in 2012/3.... everyone was using HPS.... if you used LED's you'd get lynched online.... everyone telling you they are useless, don't live upto the hype, too expensive etc etc....

Despite all the 'advice' and warnings.... I went with LED Hydroponics..... I don't know why, but I think it had a lot to do with the knowledge that the main Man there, Muddy has.... he knew his product, and gave the best advice on how to use them.

Then I watched open mouthed as Ledbud or @Taipan as he's known now, grew a massive Automazar with one. In those days. most growers were getting 3 to 5 ounces from an Auto, Ledbud scored 14 ounces!!!

I found my old (2x) Helios 2's and one Helios 6...... the Helios 6 was my beloved first LED..... the one they all tried to shit on.

But she showed them.... she showed them how to grow a kilo from 2 Auto Ultimates..... oh yes.

I could not believe it...they all fired up first time!
@muddy-ledhydroponic thanks for the quality gear mate!

I'll save the Helios 2's for later, but the Helios 6 and the Photon 126 are now back together like Jake and Elwood, bathing my Blue Amnesia in pure LED goodness.....
day 72 BA2.JPG


I'm gonna flip her to 12/12 and fill that tent up with some fat colas!!!
 

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I'm in the middle of an Auto grow, using my trusty Skyline 400's, they are fantastic lights, easy to use, and get superb results.... I've grown Autos giving me anything between 10 and 18 ounces of solid sticky bud - PER PLANT - using them.

They work!

Well unfortunately with my current grow, one of my Autos, the Blue Amnesia XXL, hasn't flowered.... it's day 72 and she's huge, but not a pistil in sight.... must be a photoperiod then.

I decided to buy another tent, and dug out some old kit to get things going..... first, an old 5 inch extraction fan and then my thoughts turned to lighting......
I was already using an old Photon 126 unit for the main grow.... as supplemental lighting, but now there's one less plant in my main tent, I moved it into my new tent for the Blue Amnesia.... it wasn't enough to cover her with light, so I dug around some more and found my old Helios lights......

I think I got them back in 2012/3.... everyone was using HPS.... if you used LED's you'd get lynched online.... everyone telling you they are useless, don't live upto the hype, too expensive etc etc....

Despite all the 'advice' and warnings.... I went with LED Hydroponics..... I don't know why, but I think it had a lot to do with the knowledge that the main Man there, Muddy has.... he knew his product, and gave the best advice on how to use them.

Then I watched open mouthed as Ledbud or @Taipan as he's known now, grew a massive Automazar with one. In those days. most growers were getting 3 to 5 ounces from an Auto, Ledbud scored 14 ounces!!!

I found my old (2x) Helios 2's and one Helios 6...... the Helios 6 was my beloved first LED..... the one they all tried to shit on.

But she showed them.... she showed them how to grow a kilo from 2 Auto Ultimates..... oh yes.

I could not believe it...they all fired up first time!
@muddy-ledhydroponic thanks for the quality gear mate!

I'll save the Helios 2's for later, but the Helios 6 and the Photon 126 are now back together like Jake and Elwood, bathing my Blue Amnesia in pure LED goodness.....
View attachment 1084454

I'm gonna flip her to 12/12 and fill that tent up with some fat colas!!!
Man you still got the Helios and photon led. I used them for good few years.
:pass::frog::frog::frog:
 

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At the moment, I'll have to manually switch them off at 8am and put them back on at 8pm.... manually....

Can I just run them off a normal timer, or do I have to find one with a contactor in it, I remember with HPS the cheap timers used to blow.
The other tent lighting is controlled by a Harvest Master unit.... pricey kit and way too many functions on it that I won't be using, so I don't wanna buy another one of those.
 

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I'm in the middle of an Auto grow, using my trusty Skyline 400's, they are fantastic lights, easy to use, and get superb results.... I've grown Autos giving me anything between 10 and 18 ounces of solid sticky bud - PER PLANT - using them.

They work!

Well unfortunately with my current grow, one of my Autos, the Blue Amnesia XXL, hasn't flowered.... it's day 72 and she's huge, but not a pistil in sight.... must be a photoperiod then.

I decided to buy another tent, and dug out some old kit to get things going..... first, an old 5 inch extraction fan and then my thoughts turned to lighting......
I was already using an old Photon 126 unit for the main grow.... as supplemental lighting, but now there's one less plant in my main tent, I moved it into my new tent for the Blue Amnesia.... it wasn't enough to cover her with light, so I dug around some more and found my old Helios lights......

I think I got them back in 2012/3.... everyone was using HPS.... if you used LED's you'd get lynched online.... everyone telling you they are useless, don't live upto the hype, too expensive etc etc....

Despite all the 'advice' and warnings.... I went with LED Hydroponics..... I don't know why, but I think it had a lot to do with the knowledge that the main Man there, Muddy has.... he knew his product, and gave the best advice on how to use them.

Then I watched open mouthed as Ledbud or @Taipan as he's known now, grew a massive Automazar with one. In those days. most growers were getting 3 to 5 ounces from an Auto, Ledbud scored 14 ounces!!!

I found my old (2x) Helios 2's and one Helios 6...... the Helios 6 was my beloved first LED..... the one they all tried to shit on.

But she showed them.... she showed them how to grow a kilo from 2 Auto Ultimates..... oh yes.

I could not believe it...they all fired up first time!
@muddy-ledhydroponic thanks for the quality gear mate!

I'll save the Helios 2's for later, but the Helios 6 and the Photon 126 are now back together like Jake and Elwood, bathing my Blue Amnesia in pure LED goodness.....
View attachment 1084454

I'm gonna flip her to 12/12 and fill that tent up with some fat colas!!!
Hello dude, I am a CMH 315w convert lol........just got my second Skyline400 today and I am loving them....so easy to use and provide an awesome spectrum for the plants....and couldn't agree more dude, @muddy-ledhydroponic is a top guy :bow:.......:smiley1:
 
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