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Old 12/23/18, 3:42 PM
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Default Re: Brick/Block... What is it called???

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Agree... CMU's... Concrete Masonry Units. "Block" would be the inspector 'slang' word.
They use the slang word a few times here!

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Old 12/23/18, 4:35 PM
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Bunch of friggin' HACKS!! (see first six words)...


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Talking Re: Brick/Block... What is it called???

Thanks guys... clear as mud. I use CMU or "Concrete Block" for the gray ones... just didn't know "Brock" was a industry term...

I guess my point is... It doesnt look like "concrete"
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Thanks guys... clear as mud. I use CMU or "Concrete Block" for the gray ones... just didn't know "Brock" was a industry term...

I guess my point is... It doesnt look like "concrete"
Do you know the definition of Concrete?...


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noun: concrete; plural noun: concretes
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    a heavy, rough building material made from a mixture of broken stone or gravel, sand, cement, and water, that can be spread or poured into molds and that forms a mass resembling stone on hardening.
    "slabs of concrete"




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