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Old 09-05-2020, 05:52 PM
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My last order of batch came via Ontario - I split a ton with someone there. I don't know the history of the bags, but mine all came as solid rocks.

I tried dropping them several times from about 3ft and that breaks it up into mostly manageable bits. It's a blend of powder and chunks, but some chunks were really big (like 2in to 4in blocks).

At first I tried using a hammer to reduce the chunks to smaller sizes, but that just got really messy.

Now, I just feed it all into my wire melter pot. I put 4in chunks in when the pot is empty and work back to the remaining powder when I'm near the top. Using my standard melting schedule, it's been working perfectly.
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