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Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain....
    #689923 - 06/20/02 08:56 AM (15 years, 11 months ago)

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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: World Spirit]
    #689924 - 06/20/02 08:57 AM (15 years, 11 months ago)

water?


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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: World Spirit]
    #689925 - 06/20/02 08:57 AM (15 years, 11 months ago)

try soaking it in a bucket of water. i think it will just fall apart after that.


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    #689943 - 06/20/02 09:10 AM (15 years, 11 months ago)

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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: World Spirit]
    #689973 - 06/20/02 09:29 AM (15 years, 11 months ago)

The coco brick is pressed in layers.
Take a good look at it and you will see the direction in which the layers are made.

Now, you can take a flat screwdriver or a similar device, and split the brick in several parts where the layers go.


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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: World Spirit]
    #690158 - 06/20/02 11:02 AM (15 years, 11 months ago)

Anno beat me to it, that's exactly how I like to do it. The layers are pretty obvious when you try carving a slab; I use a butter knife and wedge it between a layer, pry away, and get a nice slice of coco.
I wouldn't recommend hydrating the whole thing unless you're going to use it in a timely manner [though some would disagree]


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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: Suntzu]
    #690343 - 06/20/02 01:06 PM (15 years, 11 months ago)

>I use a butter knife

LOL, I use a butter knife too!!
I just didn?t want to say it because it didn?t sound sophisticated enough


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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: World Spirit]
    #690963 - 06/20/02 05:46 PM (15 years, 11 months ago)

My friend had great sucess with an axe and a hammer


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Re: Breaking up Coco Coir bricks - What a pain.... [Re: World Spirit]
    #691021 - 06/20/02 06:05 PM (15 years, 11 months ago)

Little tnt works too...


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