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by pedant
Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 916
Views: 168072

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome! :mrgreen:
by pedant
Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Your First Teapot... show off!
Replies: 20
Views: 2830

Re: Your first teapot... show off!

JuliaJoJo wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:58 pm
Really like your teapot. May I know where you bought it?
also, AN used to have pots by Koshin. i'm not seeing any for sale now, but you can browse their past inventory for fun if you want:
https://artisticnippon.com/product/tokoname/koshin/
by pedant
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to make a teaboy with a digital micro oven and a string.
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: How to make a teaboy with a digital micro oven and a string.

welcome! interesting technique.
jlivingstonsg wrote:
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:16 pm
Can I paste a video link here on how this work?
sure
by pedant
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: Ripe Puh Erh nugs aging
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Ripe Puh Erh nugs aging

welcome, GushuDino69 . please introduce yourself :mrgreen: it depends a bit on how long you want to age, but imo tea ages better (or at least faster) broken up anyways. maocha (non-compressed tea) also ages faster. a main downside is it takes up more storage space. there are no special precautions t...
by pedant
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Tea Swap
Topic: FS: Wistaria's Hong Yin & Lan Yin
Replies: 17
Views: 1931

Re: FS: Wistaria's Hong Yin & Lan Yin

the way it works is new users need to have their first few posts manually approved just as an anti-spam thing. although i don't know if it's common to spam via PM, sending (but not receiving) PMs is also disabled. new users' names are displayed in purple, and New user appears below. once you make a ...
by pedant
Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: Repair & Cleaning
Topic: Cleaning: Awakening & Resetting Unglazed Ceramics / Yixing
Replies: 139
Views: 29663

Re: Cleaning: Awakening & Resetting Unglazed Ceramics / Yixing

One thing I have wondered... Is there any reasonwhy lye is not commonly a part of the discussion when it comes to resetting teapots? I recently treated a vintage cast iron pan to a lye bath and was mindblown when I saw how effective it was in removing almost a century's worth of gunk and grease. Wh...
by pedant
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 916
Views: 168072

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome, @olivierd. nice to have you here :mrgreen:
by pedant
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
Topic: Tea Seed/Seedling Vendor Topic
Replies: 9
Views: 291

Re: Tea Seed/Seedling Vendor Topic

interesting Finding a store that sells different varietals is exponentially harder. I'll keep on looking.. i think the reason you're not seeing those is most cultivars are not stable (heirlooms). they're clonally propagated. the reason for this is tea plants are slow growing compared to a tomato or ...
by pedant
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Yixing advice
Replies: 186
Views: 34121

Re: Yixing advice

medroses wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:22 am
I am potentially interested, however my account is not allowed to PM you yet, I don't really know how to proceed. :oops:
you can pm 👍
by pedant
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 916
Views: 168072

Re: Introduce Yourself

jackramirez wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:13 am
Hi, everyone!
welcome!
by pedant
Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 916
Views: 168072

Re: Introduce Yourself

thanks, @Tykal. i liked that.

as for where to post about yellows, good question. maybe in the green tea area for now?
by pedant
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Ode to the Kyusu
Replies: 449
Views: 102319

Re: Ode to the Kyusu

a post of appreciation for SHIMIZU Ken (清水謙). 文平 ❤️ https://hojotea.com/img/kangen01.jpg unfortunately, Mr. Shimizu passed away several years ago, but i will always enjoy using his pots. this one is probably my favorite: shimizu-ken-140mL.jpg shimizu-ken-140mL-2.jpg shimizu-ken-140mL-3.jpg great cla...
by pedant
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 916
Views: 168072

Re: Introduce Yourself

thea_philosophia and Tykal , welcome to the forum. thanks for joining us. :) The last year has been a shitshow healthwise and I've basically been living a country music song... wow! I'm trying to create for myself a crash-course in tea, and have spent the last few months diving heavily into sheng, ...
by pedant
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Need storage ideas for 10lb of tea
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Need storage ideas for 10lb of tea

welcome, lam ! please say hello :mrgreen: 10lb of tea is a lot. i hope you like it ;) fwiw, depending on the kind of tea, i would consider buying in smaller quantity going forward as many teas don't stay at their best forever. I bought 16oz glass jars thinking these would each hold a 1lb bag's worth...
by pedant
Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Tea pot spout dripping
Replies: 14
Views: 3054

Re: Tea pot spout dripping.

Found an interesting article about the physics of spout dripping Primary reference: https://arxiv.org/abs/0910.3306 nice paper We demonstrate that surface wettability is an unexpected key factor in controlling flow separation and trickling haha, not sure why that's unexpected i wanted to see their ...