Clay all in one?

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Antlover41157
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Clay all in one?

Post: # 97015Post Antlover41157
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm

I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.

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Re: Clay all in one?

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Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:32 pm

Antlover41157 wrote:
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm
I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.
I am not sure what you are talking about. Please elaborate.
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Re: Clay all in one?

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Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:29 pm

SolenopsisKeeper wrote:
Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:32 pm
Antlover41157 wrote:
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm
I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.
I am not sure what you are talking about. Please elaborate.
I think he is talking about this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Agp8E1w-6Vo
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Re: Clay all in one?

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Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:30 pm

Antlover41157 wrote:
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm
I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.
I think that would work, maybe plaster.
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Re: Clay all in one?

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Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:19 am

no I just found out hydration wouldn't work since clay isn't the same as aac

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Re: Clay all in one?

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Thu Nov 24, 2022 7:57 am

Antlover41157 wrote:
Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:19 am
no I just found out hydration wouldn't work since clay isn't the same as aac
Ya, but plaster should work.
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Re: Clay all in one?

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Tue Nov 29, 2022 2:33 am

Antlover41157 wrote:
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm
I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.
Dry clay is not possible as it is not the same as Hebel/Aerocrete/AAC/YTONG. But Dental Plaster works fine, just watch this video. https://youtu.be/U0Vcs4bqYhA
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Re: Clay all in one?

Post: # 97453Post antperson24
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:06 am

antsofTH wrote:
Tue Nov 29, 2022 2:33 am
Antlover41157 wrote:
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm
I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.
Dry clay is not possible as it is not the same as Hebel/Aerocrete/AAC/YTONG. But Dental Plaster works fine, just watch this video. https://youtu.be/U0Vcs4bqYhA
I use plaster of Paris.
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Re: Clay all in one?

Post: # 97496Post SolenopsisKeeper
Wed Nov 30, 2022 12:38 pm

antperson24 wrote:
Tue Nov 29, 2022 8:06 am
antsofTH wrote:
Tue Nov 29, 2022 2:33 am
Antlover41157 wrote:
Wed Oct 12, 2022 10:19 pm
I watched the Ants Aus All in one video and I'm thinking if it's possible to make it using dried clay or something else istead of modular concrete.
Dry clay is not possible as it is not the same as Hebel/Aerocrete/AAC/YTONG. But Dental Plaster works fine, just watch this video. https://youtu.be/U0Vcs4bqYhA
I use plaster of Paris.
Like antperson24 said, Plaster of Paris works great, along with Ultracal 30
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