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Antonio Luciani
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I live in NH and don't have the time or inclination to try to find ckay on my very small property and almost all of our land is granite slabs or gravel.

Can someone please help me with a source for clay. I am looking to build a RMH bench style and would like to get started ASAP.

Thank you all in advance,
Tony
 
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Antonio Luciani : Location, location, Location ! (you didn't tell us where in NH You were ) Local Excavation Contractors will know the makeup of soils for several
townships surrounding their business. Call them up and tell them you want clean Fill -As they will have to pay a Trucker to haul it away, and probably a fee to
dump the 'spoil' from their job- if you are closer and free you will get as much Clay body as you want !

Visit the site and work up a sample- You want to be there to "accept delivery'' and get it dumped where you want, once its unloaded you cant hardly reject it !

Your local Highway departments Know exactly where they can expect a water-soaked hillside or road cut to slump after a storm,(its the clay that causes the slide)
-Exactly how much equipment and man power to cleanup the mess.

Try phoning or dropping in at Your Town, County and State Highway Departments in your area

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For the Good of the Crafts! Good luck and good hunting ! Big AL
 
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