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Haze Cannabis – the Royal Queen Seeds Collection

HAZE: CLOUD EATER CANNABIS

Haze varieties are extraordinary sativa strains. Albeit, with a contentious and hazy history. Sam the Skunk Man boasts his version of Haze’s true origins, while the original “King of Cannabis” Nevil Schoenmakers provides a more plausible explanation for the lineage and subsequent refinement of Haze. But even his claims are not without their discrepancies.

Concerning the very beginnings of Haze history, there isn’t much to be certain of. Both of the above parties unreservedly accredit the “Haze Brothers” from America’s West Coast as the creators of the strain. The brothers were known for cultivating a wide selection of sativa genetics, apparently growing everything from Thai to Colombian and even Mexican and South Indian strains as well. Occurring throughout most of the 1960’s and 70’s, crossing so many diverse landraces eventually resulted in what we know today as the original Haze hybrid.

SPREAD OF HAZE

During the 1980’s, these genetics found their way to the Netherlands. Through a combination of selective breeding and adaptation to indoor cultivation, the modern Haze varieties were developed. Many seed banks and European breeders would spend the best part of the next three decades continuing and honing in on this work.

Sativa connoisseurs will choose Haze over other strains at a moment’s notice. Smoking Haze is a unique, mind-expanding experience. The polar opposite of the couch-locking Kush effect, Haze is far more psychedelic and cerebral than it is physical. Whereas heavy indicas turn off the lights, genuine Haze sparks the imagination. Always a 1st choice head stash for the Cloud Eaters, Haze is truly a strain for the dreamers among us.

WHAT MAKES RQS HAZE STRAINS SO SPECIAL?

Royal Queens Seeds was founded by sativa lovers, so it’s no surprise that some of the most extraordinary Haze varieties are to be found exclusively in the RQS Haze Collection. Genuine Haze is often imitated but never equalled. However, top-shelf Haze induces trippy, euphoric vibrations like no other weed around.

Few cannabis seed banks possess authentic Haze genetics. Far fewer contain the expertise to successfully hybridise Haze if they did. Royal Queen Seeds brings the heat. Packing Fire Haze genetics and decades of master breeding expertise, our seeds are feminised and quite possibly the finest head stash strains in the game today.

SHINING SILVER HAZE

Entire seed banks have been founded on a combination of Northern Lights, Skunk and Haze genetics. By successfully hybridising all three legendary varieties into one definitive Haze hybrid strain, Royal Queen Seeds gives you the Shining Silver Haze.

Blending indica genetics with Haze is a complicated business. Striking the right balance between reduced flowering times and optimal Haze conditions is no easy feat. With Shining Silver Haze, RQS retains the trademark cerebral effects of this strain with quicker flowering times. In fact, growers can crop a heavy harvest of high flying haze nuggs in just 9-10 weeks of bloom!

Moreover, plants are far more compact and manageable when grown indoors, reaching approximately 1m. Outdoors, this strain can tower up to 2m, featuring ornaments of high-quality bud throughout. If you want top-grade Haze without the high-maintenance, accept no substitutes for Shining Silver Haze in your grow-op.

Haze is all about flying High! Sativa sybarites rejoice as we give you the lowdown on Haze and the very best Haze varieties available from Royal Queen Seeds.

Royal Purple Synthetic Oil Review In Ryobi 4-Cycle String Trimmer

This year I decided to switch to synthetic motor oil for my outdoor power equipment. After reading a ton of great reviews I decided to go with Royal Purple Synthetic oils. This morning my Ryobi 4-cycle string trimmer head (RY34426) did something it’s never done before. My C430 started on the first pull after filling it up with Royal Purple HPS 10W-30 Synthetic Oil !

I’ve had the 4-Cycle trimmer since last year and it’s always been a bit of a struggle to start. Sometimes it would take a dozen pulls to get it going but normally 3 or 4. I’d usually have to prime the engine twice. The last time I ran the engine was two weeks ago to warm it up before draining the old oil. That was the first time I ran it since last spring and it took at least 6 pulls to get it going. I’ve been waiting on a replacement air cap that I lost so the trimmer has sat idle since then.

The engine was running so well I didn’t even bother to change the spark plug, which I initially thought was the cause of the slow starts. Spark plug looked good and didn’t have a lot of hours on it so it stayed in. Amazing what a difference better oil can make!

Earlier this spring I ordered a quart of Royal Purple API 10W-30 Synthetic Oil which I planned to use in my lawn mower and trimmer until I sent an email to Royal Purple asking what they thought about using their synthetic oil in small engines like on my mower, trimmer and snow blower. Most of the good things I read about Royal Purple oil came from people using it in their cars, so I wanted to be sure.

The first email I received from Royal Purple taught me a lot about engine oil. They seem to know their stuff. They told me the API oil would work but they recommended their HPS oil instead. The API licensed oil needs to meet certain requirements for warranty compliance in new automobiles. Most of it has to do with preserving the life of the catalytic converter (but compromises wear performance) from what I understand. The HPS oil is their no-compromises formula.

The API oil is still a good oil. After Royal Purple agreed to send me some of their HPS oil to review (yay free stuff!) I gave the API oil I bought to my uncle. After filling up his mower with Royal Purple API he was also pleasantly surprised to see his mower fire up on the first pull after sitting idle in a cold shed all winter. It’s been running great ever since.

Out of all the good I read about Royal Purple (and sometimes lukewarm or negative things.. people get really passionate about oil, you’d think they were talking about something important like lawns!) one picture on a Mustang forum really swayed my decision. Below is a picture of two camshafts from two different Mustang GT’s. One used Mobil 1 Synthetic Motor Oil while the other used Royal Purple Synthetic Motor Oil. Even though the Royal Purple camshaft had almost twice as many miles, it looked brand new compared to the other.

That was enough to get me to switch from conventional motor oil to Royal Purple Synthetic. Based on what I saw while tuning up my C430 trimmer I wish I would have switched sooner.

The camshaft of my RY34426 trimmer is already looking a little shabby after just one season using the recommended 20w30 conventional motor oil. One of the lobes has some noticeable wear on it. I’ll discuss it more when I post a review later but here’s a picture.

According to the manual any motor oil that meets or exceeds API service classification SJ in either SAE30, 10W30 or 10W40 can also be used in addition to 20W30. I decided to go with the 10W30 which the manual recommends for my mower. The trimmer only uses a couple of ounces which leaves plenty left over for the mower.

Royal Purple HPS costs a little more than conventional motor oil but since it’s only one quart between my mower and trimmer it’s not a big deal. It’s also available with free prime shipping from Amazon so I don’t have to hunt around for it. Solving the problem of my RY34426 being hard to start alone is worth it. The longer life I should get out of the trimmer from the better cooling, better detergents and decreased wear from using Royal Purple Synthetic are also a big plus.

Royal Purple Synthetic Oil Review In Ryobi 4-Cycle String Trimmer This year I decided to switch to synthetic motor oil for my outdoor power equipment. After reading a ton of great reviews I