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Offline Antonescu

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sandbags
« on: July 17, 2008, 10:56:16 PM »
Was wondering if anyone knew of a good source for sandbags? Not the ones made in modern materials. Looking for the ones made out of burlap. If you have ever been to Lone Star Steakhouse and took a bag of peanuts home, its the same type of bag. Keep running into the modern material ones.
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Re: sandbags
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008, 11:37:36 PM »
Why not just ask the GWA? They get them, I think. Used to be a place had coffee sacks, but I forget where. Somewhere in the DC area, I believe.
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Re: sandbags
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008, 11:37:36 PM »
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Re: sandbags
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2008, 02:27:14 AM »
I've had good luck with this outfit:

http://www.sandbagdepot.com/b.html
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Re: sandbags
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2008, 05:41:06 PM »
I've had good luck with this outfit:

http://www.sandbagdepot.com/b.html

I second this vote.  I have sent many people there and none have complained to me.  I have sent a lot of money their way and have been happy every time. Just don't try to order right after a big natural disaster of a water type........

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Re: sandbags
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2008, 05:58:21 PM »
We made our sand bags out of coffee bean bags. They are so big that you can get two sandbags out of each one. We didn't fill them with sand. We used packing peanuts and sawdust tied into a place garbage bag. Very cheap to make dust and peanuts are free. No one can tell till you pick  them up.

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Re: sandbags
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2008, 05:58:21 PM »
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