Bill Roberts wrote:
It isn’t a matter of ratios, but rather of reasonable amounts. Zero benzyl benzoate is also perfectly fine, for example – in other words, 2 to 0 is good – but that is obviously not similar to the ratio you had in mind.
The only difference in the comparison in question is less benzyl benzoate, which is always okay.
I’m curious what you mean here, Bill. Are you suggesting less BB is always okay provided other circumstances are met (ie different solvents used in place of BB)? Or that it is perfectly okay in the example given of test enanthate?
I have had issues with the hormone coming out of solution when bringing my BB ratio lower. Granted this has always been, as I mentioned above, with the ace and prop esters.[/quote]
It’s always okay so far as being safe to inject and a completely reasonable preparation, if everything else is good about the preparation.
As BB is a solubility enhancer, less of it will result in a lesser concentration of steroid being achievable.
Again it’s not a ratio thing between BA and BB, but the total amounts. E.g. 1%/10% would be the same ratio (1 to 10) as 2%/20% but with different solubilizing ability.
It’s true that if a person is determined to put more steroid into the preparation than can be achieved and temporarily achieves this with heat, using a concentration that was intended for a different vehicle and getting it in there (only temporarily) with heat, then they have screwed up. But it’s not ratio of BA to BB, but total amounts of everything involved.
E.g., 5% BA / 20% BB makes for a lower ratio of BB relative to BA, but the solubilizing ability is greater.