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Old 08-09-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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I have 2 estimates for blacktopping my driveway. one with a 2" binder and a 1 1/2" type 7 top? The other only has a 2 1/2" type 6 top? which is better and why?

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Ayuh,.... The binder, 'n top is Better,...

The large aggregate in the binder provides the strength, 'n the fine stone in the top, Looks good...

The type 6 has larger stones than the top, 'n smaller than the binder, so is a compromise, in both fit, strength, 'n finish....

The type 6 single lift driveway, oughta be a 20 year driveway,...

The binder, 'n top driveway, oughta be a 30 year driveway....

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I would go for the binder
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