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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-2006, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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All SW Ontario Canada - Soilmaster group buy??

Hi All
Well, I'm trying to get Soilmaster select charcoal but the manufacturer comes back and asks me how many tonne I want? OUCH, trying to find a beter way.

If you live in SW Ontario, and are considering switching to "Soilmaster select" CHARCOAL (black only) Let me know, Send me PM or leave a note here.
I live 1hr west of Toronto in Cambridge, ON. Figure on picking it up from my place to save alot on shipping.

At this point we'll try:
Round 1
give me an idea how many 50lb bags you would be interested in.
(keep in mind this stuff is light) I am looking at only 3-4 bags for a 180G
Basically, a bag in the US goes for about $17US, less than a 1/4 of the price you pay for the same volume of Eco-Complete(heavier) up here.

Round 2
I let everybody know whether it's possible, what the price is and how long it will take to get it in.

Round 3
Get a firm answer from everybody and I make the final call on whether it's worth ordering.

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Shane VanDyk [email protected]
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Looks like with no interest I'm going to bail on this idea. Now going to buy a bunch of bags of adsorbents from local industrial suppliers I have to see if I can find an alternate media.
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Found my alternate
Thanks to the helpfull folks at the sports-turf association I found that Turface (soilmaster alternate) is available in bramptom from Plant Products. Now just gotta find out if they have black
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Hey Shane

I live in Brampton as well. Just wondering if you had any luck with that Turface stuff?? Where did you pick it up from?

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And if you do find some would you be interested in shipping a bag out to Saskatchewan?
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