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ben hall

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how do you make sand bags?
« on: February 05, 2011, 09:00:15 PM »

how do you make sand bags that are cheap and look good?
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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2011, 09:07:34 PM »

What scale?   :-)
 
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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2011, 09:14:56 PM »

We have a few left over in Queensland... possibly a little damp...but very little distance travelled....only used once  %% ... the freight costs would naturally be to your account ...Derek
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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2011, 09:21:30 PM »

We have a few left over in Queensland... possibly a little damp...but very little distance travelled....only used once  %% ... the freight costs would naturally be to your account ...Derek

They'll need to be washed and rinsed as they stink of sewage  :embarrassed: :embarrassed:
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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2011, 09:32:35 PM »

Ben

For sand bags I used " spice" bags, get them from all good cookery shops,  made from fine hessian and look just like a sand bag..

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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2011, 10:37:49 PM »

mmmmm I once had a salt water swimming pool [test tank] and it had a BIG green sand filter....maybe we could design a back flushing system {-)  to get rid of any germs  <*< hanging about ....

Have heard of the spice girls..  :kiss: ..but not spice bags  {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)
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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2011, 01:10:24 AM »

I would have a go at making my own.

Roll a long sausage of Milliput or poxy putty. The roll it on a piece of fabric, to give it texture, and squash it so that it is semi-flattened.

Then snip to length witt a pair of scissors. This will flatten the ends a bit, like a real sandbag. I might also reshape the ends a bit to get rid of pointy corners, and re-texture.

The above would probably do it if you are stacking them into a wall of sandbags. Otherwise a neck needs to be moulded for any loose bags. For this I would roll a small piece very thinly and roll up a small frill to attach to one end of the back.

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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2011, 06:45:59 AM »

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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2011, 10:29:54 AM »

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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2011, 04:57:29 PM »

thanks for replies   im up For a bit of spice

ive used milly put and then pressed the ruff side of hard board which gives it a sand bagy texture and then painted sand bag colour
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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2011, 08:11:54 PM »

Open an Army Recruiting Office..........delete that sorry.


Missed the bit about wanting them to look good!


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Re: how do you make sand bags?
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2011, 08:52:35 PM »

My favourite jokes are the ones that need subtitles :-)???

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