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    Cheap BOL shelter ideas, Sandbag fort?

    What is your take on a BOL shelter made out of sandbags will with 80% sand 20% water?

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    Do a search on earth bag construction, if you have the right soil/clay mixture it is a viable cost effective building method. Caveats, it is labor intensive and you have to plaster over the bags to protect from UV because even UV resistant bags have a short lifespan if exposed to sunlight.
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    Depending where you are, adobe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mack7.62 View Post
    Do a search on earth bag construction, if you have the right soil/clay mixture it is a viable cost effective building method. Caveats, it is labor intensive and you have to plaster over the bags to protect from UV because even UV resistant bags have a short lifespan if exposed to sunlight.
    Quote Originally Posted by Caduceus View Post
    Depending where you are, adobe?
    Southwestern USA, maybe in a state know for Sliver and Elvis...

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