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post #6 of (permalink) Old 02-22-2013, 01:24 PM
DogFish
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Can anyone provide some experiences they've had with sand caps?

>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFzsDlC2N8E

Does it really pose a problem with dirt?
NO

Am I going to have a mixed mess of soil and sand after a year?
NO

Or should I stop whining and go for it.
YES

Feel free to suggest any other (black) fine substrates you've successfully used to cap dirt.

Black Diamond Blasting Grit about $8 for a 40# bag
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