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Old 08-25-2012, 11:22 AM   #1
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Scratch coat for veneer stone

My neighbor and I are discussing a project he is getting underway with this morning. He is putting up some exterior veneer stone and bought a bunch of Quikrete Motar Mix, planning on using this for his scratch coat. I thought he needed a specific type of mix for the coat. Who is correct? The Quikrete web site doesn't say you can't, but it also isn't mentioned as something you can use either.


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Old 08-26-2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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As long as it's the "Type S Mason's Mix", it will be just fine for the scratch coat, and could be used for the adhering of the stones, as well as the grouted joints if you'd like..........


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