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Old 02-05-2014, 01:33 PM
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Default South Africa Gauteng: first attempt

Been following the guidelines and instructions on forno bravo for a while now and the biggest issue was sourcing the materials in Gauteng as I did not want to compromise on quality. Fire brick are available from R28/brick, however you can buy from Verref Rietfontein in Springs 011 818 6000 at R17 a brick (min order is 1) and they have the widest range of fire brick shapes too. Verref Elgin also on Springs sell the cement you need at R208/bag.

The people at Verref are bery fiendly and very helpfull. The Chemical Engineer even gave me a 5min intro on the cement with do's and don'ts and I only bought 1bag. BTW their cement rely on the bricks being DRY.
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:03 PM
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Default Re: South Africa Gauteng: first attempt

Welcome Bosvark2000

Get some pictures up of your build so we can all enjoy a South African pizza

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Old 02-13-2014, 09:06 AM
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Default Re: South Africa Gauteng: first attempt

Welcome Bosvark! I am a South African (Capetonian) living in Northern California.

Here is a link to my build;

http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/3...nia-19283.html (32 Inch Pompeii in Northern California)

Good luck!
Neil
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