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Re: [hostapix] I need help filling a trough

I asked my husband about the #3 industrial zonilite, he said he's not heard
of it.  Is it heavy or very large?  What we used was about the size of
maybe a bit smaller and very light weight.  A 3'x2' bag weights about 20
lbs. if that.
If the #3 is light weight and small I think it would be better to use it,
that is the point.  Where did you find it?
Also, I told you wrong about the silicone, my husband said we used acrylic
It's a liquid.  Sorry, the mind goes in strange circles sometimes.
He said you should be able to buy it at a hardware store.  It is a concrete
The fiber mesh is like working with dirty, wet dog hair, nasty stuff.  It
doesn't want to mix very well with anything.
Sam I Am

> Sam:
> Have intended to try hypertufa for some time--glad I didn't get around
> to it; your recipe sounds a lot better!  A few questions, though.  When
> I bought zonilite, they insisted that I needed the #3 industrial (which
> is an aggregate) rather than the other (which is the insulation to fill
> cement blocks) because they said the insulation type was treated and
> would not bond with the other ingredients.  Do you know anything about
> this?  Did they steer me wrong, or am I OK with it?  Haven't been able
> to find silicone fixative or hardener.  Do you have suggestions where I
> might find it?  Have found a place that carries fiber mesh, but they're
> presently out.
> Thanks for your help!
> Betsy
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