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Old 10-10-2011, 02:55 AM   #1
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should I just buy premix mortar?


I have dismantled existing wall,cleaned off old mortar and going to rebuild it.I am starting two rows above the original footing which is in fine condition. I have 60 - 4" cinder blocks and 10 - 4" half blocks. Do I just buy premix bags of mortar mix for this amount of work? And also with pilasters at each end of this 12' long wall I am rebuilding do I start at either end. One end is where the 4 backyards come together and then the next portion is the wall being built towards the front of the house separating my next door neighbor and myself.

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