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Re: [APD] Soilmaster Pro Select - Charcoal
If there are other distributers for Lesco at a reasonable distance from
you, you might try placing the order to be delivered to one of them. I
think one of the California distributers stocks the stuff, so it wasn't
a big deal for them to ship one bag to the Sacramento area for me.
But, even at nearly $33 for 50 pounds, it is a good deal compared to EC
at $27 for 15 pounds at my LFS. When I picked up my bag the Lesco guys
were amused that I would consider putting such dirty stuff into an
aquarium instead of nice clean, pretty colored gravel. What would be
nice is if a LFS would buy a few bags and resell them even at $30 a bag
or at $.50 per pound. But, I agree that my enthusiasm is probably a
On Wednesday, November 16, 2005, at 06:02 AM, william ruyle wrote:
> Just got a call from my local service center and they canceled my
> order. They said that
> Lesco would send out a ton for my one bag, and they don't want to stock
> it :-( My only
> option after calling the cust serv # is to have it delivered by freight
> to the service center at
> $15.40 a bag plus tax which would be $32.71 a bag. Still probably
> worthwhile, but I'm going
> to wait for a few testimonials from you Ohio guys before doing this.
> Vaughn Hopkins wrote:
>> My Soilmaster Charcoal arrived at the dealer today and I picked it up
>> couple of hours ago. To show off a bit, I took some pictures of a
>> sample of the stuff. They are at:
>> The first photo, obviously, is the bag.
>> The second is a big handfull of the stuff as it comes out of the bag,
>> The third is with a couple of cups of water added and sloshed around
>> clean it. Notice it is dirty, without question.
>> The fourth is after three washings, and with more water added to show
>> the color. Three washings was enough to get it clean, about what I am
>> used to with blasting grit.
>> The last shows the particle size and uniformity. Notice that there is
>> some red colored material mixed in, less than 1% I would guess.
>> The actual color, wet, is pretty black, with sparkles of red. I think
>> I am in love!!
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