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Hey Guys

 

I am fairly new to the site and to blacksmithing and still learning a lot but I have found that the hardest part for me is finding decent blacksmithing coal. Does any one know where I can find some bituminous coal up near johannesburg or Polokwane?

 

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Ever heard of Delmas and/or Witbank some frightening open cast coal mines there(xxxxx on the landscape  ) but seriously ask your domestic, it's easy to get bags in the informal settlements. Try McPhail coal too 011 570 5800 as an alternative.

 

Good joss

 

Ian

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Welcome aboard from 7500' in SE Wyoming.  Glad to have you.

South Africa is rather out of my area of expertise but I would try looking up farriers and farrier supply places.  If you cannot find coal or coke you may have to go with charcoal as a forge fuel.

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