Gran-I-Grit

memrysAugust 21, 2012

A local feedstore has this, but in sizes 1 and 2, not grower. Which of these would be appropriate for the gritty mix?

And since it comes pre-packaged in brown paper, I cannot open it to look inside!

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tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

If it says Cherrystone Grit and is mined by New Ulm Quartzite Quarries, you want the #2 product. That's what I use. If it's something else, you want a product that is as close to the 3/32-3/16 size range as possible. If I had to guess, I'd say try the #2 product.

Al

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 9:12PM
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memrys

Thanks, Al! I will give it a go and report back.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 9:25PM
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memrys

It was indeed Cherrystone Grit #2 mined by New Ulm. Great to have found a local source!

Now all I need is something to use instead of Turface, but that's another thread.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 2:56PM
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memrys

Al, since you are using this product, about how many gallons are there in a 50-pound bag? The information would be useful in terms of figuring out the gritty mix amounts for the two other ingredients when using the entire bag.

Thanks!

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 3:27PM
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