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#3203555 - 03/25/13 04:47 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Living2Hunt]
diamond hunter
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I bought 80lbs of salt todayfor $9 at Home depot,thanks for the tip.Im keeping a trophy rock at that site also for a visual and the bag is for those who want to drink the water in the hole and eat the dirt.I only have one site over 240 acres but may expand to two with the new sources of salt.I think im going to put out cattle minerals in the same places to make mine a super lick.
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#3203801 - 03/25/13 08:01 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Rockhound]
Bone Collector
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
I won't get into the slur throwing about how people think, if you wanna pay $1 per # of minerals go for it man. It doesn't take big machinery to make your own block out of the bag stuff if you would rather have the block and Redmond's sales a 50# compressed block of the same stuff. I dunno the price, but I'm sure its less than $16.


does Co-Op sell the compressed block as well?
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#3203809 - 03/25/13 08:06 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Rockhound]
Bone Collector
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound


When I pour the bag stuff out, and it gets rained on it turns hard and doesn't dissolve fast. You could always pour it in a bucket wet the minerals until saturated and press them with weight overnight and get basically the same results as a rock.


that has been my experience. i bought salt, trace,and Di-cal and mixed it. it cost me a lot more than this stuff, but I will say when the rain hits it it gets hard. I put it out a month or two ago and there are still big chunks there.
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#3203835 - 03/25/13 08:51 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Bone Collector]
Rockhound
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 Originally Posted By: Bone Collector
 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
I won't get into the slur throwing about how people think, if you wanna pay $1 per # of minerals go for it man. It doesn't take big machinery to make your own block out of the bag stuff if you would rather have the block and Redmond's sales a 50# compressed block of the same stuff. I dunno the price, but I'm sure its less than $16.


does Co-Op sell the compressed block as well?


Im sure they do but I haven't ordered any to see
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#3203837 - 03/25/13 08:52 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Bone Collector]
Rockhound
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 Originally Posted By: Bone Collector
 Originally Posted By: Rockhound


When I pour the bag stuff out, and it gets rained on it turns hard and doesn't dissolve fast. You could always pour it in a bucket wet the minerals until saturated and press them with weight overnight and get basically the same results as a rock.


that has been my experience. i bought salt, trace,and Di-cal and mixed it. it cost me a lot more than this stuff, but I will say when the rain hits it it gets hard. I put it out a month or two ago and there are still big chunks there.


If you pour it in a mound it will harden and last a long time.
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#3204010 - 03/26/13 05:33 AM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: diamond hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: diamond hunter
...I think im going to put out cattle minerals in the same places to make mine a super lick.


Just read the label and make sure there is no Copper in it. I hear that is not good for the deer and various other animals.
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#3206529 - 03/28/13 12:20 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: BlountArrow]
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co-op clarksville sold out of the bags & Dickson co-op does not sell the bags
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#3206585 - 03/28/13 01:15 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: HuntingDicksonDTC]
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 Originally Posted By: HuntingDicksonDTC
co-op clarksville sold out of the bags & Dickson co-op does not sell the bags


Check Franklin
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#3220549 - 04/12/13 04:03 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Bone Collector]
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I bought some of the Redmund trace minerals today and cut a 5 gal bucket in half to hold it. Worked pretty good. 1 half will hold half of a 50 lb bag of minerals. Thanks to Rockhound for saving me some $$.
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#3220750 - 04/12/13 09:00 PM Re: trophy rock in a bag [Re: Rubberduck270]
Happy Birthday Vermin93
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Great thread with lots of good info that I didn't know.
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