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    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    15 to 20 minutes ??? And you claim to have worked with concrete before. You just proved yourself a fraud.
    How do you figure?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    How do you figure?
    Because if it set up in 15-20 minutes, it would be impossible to install concrete in large floors, walls, or roof decks. How could anything be poured that requIred multiple loads of concrete if it set up that fast ????

    Concrete can be worked for hours after it is poured, longer if additives are included in the mix.

    Have you really worked with concrete, or maybe just helped your dad pour a slab for a garbage can when you were a kid ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    Because if it set up in 15-20 minutes, it would be impossible to install concrete in large floors, walls, or roof decks. How could anything be poured that requIred multiple loads of concrete if it set up that fast ?????
    Clearly you don't understand what "after it was finished" means.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    Clearly you don't understand what "after it was finished" means.
    Oh, I understand exactly what it means. I've been testing concrete for over 30 years.

    Finished concrete can be easily smoothed over and repaired for several hours after it was initially finished, depending on the mix and additives of course. Most people installing sidewalks add too much water to the mix making it easier to work for longer periods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    Oh, I understand exactly what it means. I've been testing concrete for over 30 years.

    Finished concrete can be easily smoothed over and repaired for several hours after it was initially finished, depending on the mix and additives of course. Most people installing sidewalks add too much water to the mix making it easier to work for longer periods.
    That hasn't been my experience with it, but I admittedly do not have 30 years of experience with concrete. In my expereince, you get about an hour or so. Which is why I had a similar amount of time for the workers to return.

    Perhaps the crews I worked with used less water in the mix than the norms, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    That hasn't been my experience with it, but I admittedly do not have 30 years of experience with concrete. In my expereince, you get about an hour or so. Which is why I had a similar amount of time for the workers to return.

    Perhaps the crews I worked with used less water in the mix than the norms, though.
    It was my job (one of many) to make sure they didn't add too much water. Of course, a lot of them would immediately add water after I finished my slump test. Most concrete workers hate working with stiff and dry concrete. Installing 50' x 50' floor bays or large tilt wall panels takes a lot of time and final finishing was often 4-5 hours after the first concrete pour was placed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    It was my job (one of many) to make sure they didn't add too much water. Of course, a lot of them would immediately add water after I finished my slump test. Most concrete workers hate working with stiff and dry concrete. Installing 50' x 50' floor bays or large tilt wall panels takes a lot of time and final finishing was often 4-5 hours after the first concrete pour was placed.
    just tell the inspector to perform a core sample where that batch was poured
    requiring the contractor to demolish, haul out and replace a culvert because his employees weakened the delivered concrete will end that unsafe practice
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    It was my job (one of many) to make sure they didn't add too much water. Of course, a lot of them would immediately add water after I finished my slump test. Most concrete workers hate working with stiff and dry concrete. Installing 50' x 50' floor bays or large tilt wall panels takes a lot of time and final finishing was often 4-5 hours after the first concrete pour was placed.
    Essentially, you called me a fraud because you are basing your time estimates on the assumption that too much water was added.

    What would your time estimates be if you were assuming the correct amount of water is added?
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    Re: Sixth-Grade Girl Has Date in Court After Writing in Wet Cement Read more: http:/

    I don't know about true crime here. There has to be some form of knowledge about an inoccuous activity like writing your name in wet cement. I didn't notice that there was tape up or a sign and I remember, as a child and as a parent, intentionally having our hand prints, names and dates preserved for posterity in cement sidewalks, one of which was the town sidewalk I had to replace because although our town tore it up for road work, they wouldn't replace it.
    This waste of taxpayer money and the court system is absurd.

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    Stupid that they're pursuing this so aggressively, but that's very obviously vandalism and they should have known that when they did it. The point is to not get caught, that's why it's fun...

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