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Old February 21, 2019, 10:20 AM   #1
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Corn cob

Zorro Industrial has bulk corn cob media for $34 a 40lb bag. They have 2 grit sizes 14-20 or 20-40 which is better in a vibratory cleaner?
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Old February 21, 2019, 12:06 PM   #2
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Most "reloading" cob media is 14-20. I use cob blast media rather than pet litter too. How much is shipping from Zorro?
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Old February 21, 2019, 12:59 PM   #3
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Agree. I buy mine from Graingers. It’s been a while but that price sounds about right.
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Old February 21, 2019, 02:14 PM   #4
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I got the 20-40 from zoro. Works great , doesn't get stuck in the flash holes. It cost me $5 for shipping. Probably last me 20 years!
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Old February 21, 2019, 03:44 PM   #5
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Which grit is finer 14-20 or 20-40?
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Old February 21, 2019, 04:26 PM   #6
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20-40 is finer. The first number refers to how many wires per inch are in the screen that lets it all pass and the second number refers to how many wires per inch are in the screen that stops it from passing through.
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Old February 22, 2019, 12:51 AM   #7
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Raw Buckwheat is far better than either size corncob or walnut shells.


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Old February 22, 2019, 09:25 AM   #8
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where do you buy raw buckwheat ?
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Old February 22, 2019, 12:26 PM   #9
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Feed and grain store. That's a good idea. I recall those seeds are sharp-edged. When I had a big vegetable garden at our previous home, I would plant buckwheat as a weed killing crop in an otherwise-fallow section and turn it in. Only takes about 5 weeks per cycle and a year of that reduces the weed population in the soil significantly.
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Old February 22, 2019, 10:28 PM   #10
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Warning.......The 20-40 you get at Zoro is so cheap that you buy it, and then realize you have a life time supply. Find a friend to half the bag and it's even cheaper!



I've hardly put a dent in mine bought 2 years ago.

Does it work well? Well yes, as a matter of fact, it does....and no primer flash holes ever clog.....which is 20-40's best feature.
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Old February 22, 2019, 10:35 PM   #11
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where do you buy raw buckwheat ?


Amazon if nowhere else, but locally feed or world/ethnic foods bulk section at many stores.


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Old February 23, 2019, 10:58 AM   #12
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Warning.......The 20-40 you get at Zoro is so cheap that you buy it, and then realize you have a life time supply. Find a friend to half the bag and it's even cheaper!



I've hardly put a dent in mine bought 2 years ago.

Does it work well? Well yes, as a matter of fact, it does....and no primer flash holes ever clog.....which is 20-40's best feature.
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Old February 24, 2019, 12:17 PM   #13
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Yep, I bought a 40 lb bag about 8 years ago and still have 10-12 lbs. left...
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