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Old 05-03-2007, 03:34 PM  
Glenni
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I was going to pour a small patio a year ago using bags of redimix concrete. Of course, I didn't get around to it and now the bags are hard as rocks. Is there any way to use this material or should I toss it out?



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Old 05-03-2007, 05:55 PM  
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Hello Glenni and Welcome to the Forum:
Sorry, once the concrete sets it is no longer any good except for filler. Even suppliers lose a bag here and there by moisture gain. Better luck next time.
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Old 05-04-2007, 06:35 AM  
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I saw one clever person create a retaining wall with hardened bags of redimix. It did take a long time for the paper to rot off though....

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Old 05-19-2007, 03:37 PM  
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actually there is a way to use it.

use a sledge hammer to break it into 1/4-3/4 chunks then add sand and cement and not too much water...don't want weak concrete.

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