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Gritty Kins

Banished from Eden

Steve's 470.5 world record bushel gourd would be the equivalent of a 3211.6 lb pumpkin (if the equivalent margin of victory could be achieved in pumpkins).

I wonder what records will fall next year & by how much... Dream big!

11/3/2020 9:00:51 PM

Gritty Kins

Banished from Eden

258 lb field pumpkin...

11/3/2020 9:04:59 PM

Gritty Kins

Banished from Eden

13.22 lb tomato...

Pretty exciting numbers to try for.

11/3/2020 9:17:29 PM

97pounder!

Centennial Colorado

I would argue bushel gourd could some day replace pumpkin weights. It took 75 years to get to 459 and only 10 years to get to 470.5 with bushel gourd.

11/4/2020 1:20:17 PM

big moon

Bethlehem CT

I have always said 500 is possible with bushel gourds. Which is surprising... especially coming from me. I am a pessimist. For example I never thought we'd see anything close to a 2000 pound pumpkin. Yet here we are at 2600 plus. Steve Connolly really set the bar high. A monumental jump!

11/5/2020 7:59:56 AM

pumpconn

Sharon, MA

I challenged a lot of the BG norms this year. I think most of the ideas paid off.

11/9/2020 12:23:39 PM

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