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Come-a-Long Tool Demonstration
Time: 01:56
Learn the proper use of using a come-a-long tool.

The purpose of spreading fresh concrete is to place concrete as close as possible to finish level to facilitate straightedging/screeding the concrete.

Short handled, square-ended shovels are recommended for spreading concrete. A come-along (a tool that looks like a hoe and has a long straight edged blade) can also be used. Do not use a round edge shovel for spreading concrete since it does not spread the concrete evenly.

Any spreader used should be rigid enough to push and pull wet concrete without bending: Normal concrete weighs approximately 150 pounds per cubic foot.

Placing Concrete

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Kraft Concrete Float 24" x 3.25" Lightweight magnesium float for small areas.
Laminated Wood Bull Float Draws excess water to surface. Bracket assembly kit included.
Stainless Steel Groover Allows for sharp grooves with leading edge.
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Marshalltown Trowel Comes with Dura-Soft handle for comfortable use.
Magvibe Pro High frequency vibration tool. Bolts onto your floats.
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