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Old 12-28-2016, 05:53 PM   #1
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working on the cap for my retaining wall. Ideally, I would like to find a pre-mixed morter in a 5 gallon bucket, or so that would hold the caps in place. call me lazy, there are a number of reasons I dont want to mix my own from a bag. Has anyone found, or recommend a good product?

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You won't. Mortar doesn't work like that, unless it is lime mortar, which you won't find.

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I would like to find a pre-mixed morter in a 5 gallon bucket, or so that would hold the caps in place. call me lazy, there are a number of reasons I dont want to mix my own from a bag.
Ayuh,.... Ok, Yer Lazy,....

It's a concrete/ cement based product,...

As soon as water it added, it starts to set-up,...

Which is Why ya can't find such a product,.....

It would be as hard as a rock, before it even got on a truck to go to a store,....
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just checking. Ive used premix for inside tiles, so just thought if I could find it for exterior block... Thanks all for the info. Im gonna have to buy a bag and mess up my wheel barrow...
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a pristine wheelbarrow is an indication of a lazy wife in our town same w/lawnmowers

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Im gonna have to buy a bag and mess up my wheel barrow...
You're not kidding...
It can be all cleaned up with water and a stiff brush or even with a rag. Although, you'll end up with scratches, in which case you can make it look like new with a rattle can.
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Im gonna have to buy a bag and mess up my wheel barrow...
You mean your wheelbarrow isn't already messed up? A wheelbarrow is supposed be filled see the day you bring it home. That's what they are made for, they aren't supposed to clean and neat looking anyplace except in a store!
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