Making Test Enanthate from 'Powder'
|Iím mixing up a batch of garden-variety test-e 250. I have
10 grams of powder so Iíll need to the final volume to be 10,000 mg / 250
mg/ml = 40 ml. Then I check the math: 250 mg/ml of test * 40 ml = 10,000 mg.
of test, which is 10 grams. (Note 1)
Preheat the oven to 175 F. (Note 2)
Now, locate a suitable bottle and make a Ďbottle rulerí. (Note 3)
|Scrape the Ďpowderí into the vial. Test enanthate
looks like a liquid at room temp
|Put a couple of ml of oil in the container and pop it in the
oven. When itís melted, pour it in the vial. Repeat 1 time.
Add 0.4 ml of BA to the vial. (Note 4)
Add some oil. Pop it in the oven and let it melt.
|Fill it the rest of the way to 40 ml.
|Warm it in the oven Mix it up (shake gently).
Extract 20 ml and filter into new sterile vial while itís still warm. (Note
5) Filter the remaining 20 ml into another vial.
|Pop the vials into the oven. Increase the heat to 250. Bake
for 45 min. (Note 6)
Basskiller has made me paranoid. When I start using either of these Iíll
probably add another 0.4 ml of BA to each bottle to bring the BA to 3%. On the
other hand, if I mix it with some fina or something then I wonít need to. You
can always add more BA later (but you can never add less).
Note 1: Master this math. Learn it, know it, love it. There will be a tests, at
random intervals, for the rest of your life. When you move on to HGH101,
mistakes will be counted against your grade, and your wallet. If you ever take
SLIN101, mistakes will be counted against your grade, and your life.
Note 2: 175 F is a good temp for warming things up. It is enough to boil methyl
alcohol used to clean glassware but wonít burn your hands too much. You should
always have an oven thermometer to be sure youíre getting the right temp. These
are less that $5 at the supermarket.
Note 3: If this is the last time you do anything like this, you donít need a
bottle ruler. But, trust me, youíll be doing this again. So, cut a piece of
paper. Add 10 ml of water to the bottle. Mark the paper. Repeat. Wash the bottle
with methyl alcohol and dry in oven at 175 F.
Note 4: BA is benzyl alcohol. Now, 0.4 ml will make 1% BA which is just about
the bare minimum for BA. Actually, if we were sealing this into single use glass
amps and then autoclaving them then we could use 0% BA. As soon as you dip into
the multiuse vials weíre making you run the risk of making it dirty and youíll
wish you had more BA.
Note 5: The use of a monster syringe, in the picture, is optional. Itís easier
to filter with a smaller tube, but Iím lazy. Also note the small 25g 1Ē pin used
to vent the bottle while filtering.
Note 6: The recommended sterilization at a hospital is 15 min at 250 F (in an
autoclave). I allow 30 min for the bottle to warm up and 15 min for the actual
sterilization. Someday Iíll accurately measure the time it takes for various
size vials to heat up.