I'm doing some blocks to do a block wall, and some bricks. The components of Portland, sand, lime, etc, I'm sure are cheaper in toto than bags of the mortar mix. However, one has to buy quantities of the loose ingredients, then take the care to keep them dry, separated, off the ground, etc.
Is it that much better to mix your own, or just go buy the bags, and be done with it, and so much easier?
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