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Re: [APD] Sources of DIY Material
Jerry Baker wrote:
>Rex Grigg wrote:
>>But really in LA it should have taken no more than 3 minutes with the
>>yellow pages and one or two phone calls. You need to think outside the
>>(glass) box and think about what you are trying to find. You wanted
>>sand. I'm not sure where you looked. But immediately I would think
>>Sand Blasting, and then Industrial Supply Houses. Sand Blasting supply
>>places would of course carry a large variety of sand. Industrial Supply
>>Houses of course carry large varieties of bulk materials of all sorts,
>You would think sand would be easy to find in an area surrounded by
>gravel pits, but it's not. I have spent the last 3 hours driving from
>one gravel and sand dealer to another with no results. Everyone only
>sells white sand. Nobody has anything darker than an off-white.
>Does any one know where you can get darker sand in the Los
>Angeles/Orange County area?
Ahh... you want color. Find a dealer that carries 3M ColorQuartz. It's
designed for swimming pool use and many people have used it with great
success in planted tanks.
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