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Old 12-05-2011, 08:25 AM
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Default Re: Need help with the mortar mix

Hi All,

1 part Portland cement
3 parts sand
1 part lime
1 part fireclay

Thanks,
Heidi FB
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:02 AM
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Default Re: Need help with the mortar mix

Heath
just go with the poor mans morter i was a little concerned before I started however it does a great job. Ensure you use riversand not brickies sand.

Leigh
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Old 04-16-2012, 05:43 PM
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Default Re: Need help with the mortar mix

Has fireclay another name in New Zealand And Australia please? I can't find a seller in NZ. Thanks
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:02 PM
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Hi not sure if it called the same in NZ I had to source mine from a company that makes clay bricks locally.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:15 PM
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I will try Huntly tomorrow. Thanks.
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:53 PM
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Default Re: Need help with the mortar mix

Ball Clay is also fire-clay.
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:24 PM
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Many thanks. I'll try asking for that then.
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:44 AM
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Default Re: Need help with the mortar mix

ready mixed refractory castable may be better for the dome
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Old 05-27-2012, 04:14 AM
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Can plasterers sand be used for poor mans mortar?
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