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Unread 06-05-2020, 07:07 PM   #106
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Yeah, Davy, even the manufacturers (Quikrete or Sakrete or maybe both) actually recommend that method for fence posts. Like you, I still mix my fence post concrete before placing.
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Unread 06-06-2020, 03:34 PM   #107
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We use the foam when we set fence posts, it is way faster, easier on the body and not much more money. As for my wall, I was following the instructions on the bag, I bought stuff that said no mixing not regular old concrete and I figure that they have done some extensive testing so I feel comfortable doing it this way. And it is a post if it fails, it's way less work/money to replace it than a shower. There is no manufacture that is saying "yeah you can do a shower pan this way" If there was, I would still mix mud cause I would be nervous that something would go wrong with the install and don't want to buy and rebuild anyone's bathroom, if they even let me. I am not saying this method doesn't work or that people shouldn't do/or try it, If I were considering doing this I would do a mock up in my shop before ever doing this on a job.
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...As well you should. For me..I've done dozens of them and, with the proper water mix, I know it works....
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