She always used brine. Those details were just left out. I suppose I should add that she added everything but 'tone and Pd/C in an ice bath, then 'tone and stir for an hour, then Pd/C. She likes it ice cold. Maybe she'd consider it a good possibility to stir for 2 days ice cold, then 1 day rt. Interesting point about same volume extractions. Yes this bee would bee meticulous enough to do a fourth time with 100 mls.