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Gran-I-Grit

Posted by merlinus Zone 5 - Northern NM (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 21, 12 at 15:50

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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RE: Gran-I-Grit

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 21, 12 at 21:12

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


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RE: Gran-I-Grit

  • Posted by merlinus Zone 5 - Northern NM (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 21, 12 at 21:25

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


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RE: Gran-I-Grit

  • Posted by merlinus Zone 5 - Northern NM (My Page) on
    Wed, Aug 22, 12 at 14:56

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.


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RE: Gran-I-Grit

  • Posted by merlinus Zone 5 - Northern NM (My Page) on
    Wed, Aug 22, 12 at 15:27

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!


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