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Old 12-01-2017, 02:30 PM   #1
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Hi,

Refacing a fireplace with stone ledger panels. I installed metal lathe to the front of the existing brick (brick is painted/sealed). I wanted to put a base scratch coat over the lathe, then use large stone/tile mixture to set the stones on that. Can someone please recommend what is the best mortar mixture to use for the scratch coat over the lathe? Thanks.
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Old 12-02-2017, 11:16 AM   #2
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type s with fiberhair.
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I just always use 'S' type for my scratch coat.
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