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Old 04-03-2011, 10:32 AM  
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Hi everyone, I have half a bag of mortar that's been sitting in my basement for at least 3 years. It's still in powder form. is it still any good?



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Old 04-03-2011, 05:00 PM  
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Throw it away.

It is cheap and has been opened and will not be as good as new bag.

Any problems are going to cost you more than another 1/2 bag (which you cannot get).

Even contractors throw away a 1/2 bag before the next day or week-end.

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thanks, I'll throw it out.

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