I read here often that folks recommend that rebar be kept "inside" the concrete
(and by several inches) - away from the nasty, wet soil in an effort to protect
it from rust.
My situation (high water table; poor draining, clay soil) and the fact that
concrete is somewhat porous will virtually guarantee my rebar will contact or
be exposed to water frequently/always even while within the concrete. Do I
need to use the coated rebar stock (or roofing tar on standard rebar) on my
Am I all wet? <g>
73 Mike N2MG
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