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usually 7 to 1. However, it's easier and more consistent to by a premix compound such as A-Tops brand v-lite premix. Key point to mixing premix: use a mortar mixer and don't let it mix for more than 30 to 45 seconds. Otherwise, the mix may overheat making it harder to trowel.

AnswerWe have used one bag vermiculite (4cf) to one sack portland cement. That way when you change out liners years down the road the base does not need to be redone.. AnswerAnd how much water should be used (for say 40kg portland + 4cu ft vermiculite)?
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Q: What is the proper mix ratio for vermiculite portland cement mixture that will be used to repair the shell of a swimming pool?
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