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    Can't find borax

    I live in a small town with a walmart and local grocery store. Neither sell 20 team mule borax. We have a local hardware store that I am going to check but doubt the will have it. Is there any substitute I can use to keep from having to buy it online?
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Actually there is a chance the hardware store will carry it, the Ace down the road does now that I asked them to order it, feel free to ask them if they can order it for you.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    You can use boric acid instead, which is easy to find on the Internet. It is slightly more expensive, but also easier to work with.
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    Can't find borax

    I live in a small town with a walmart and local grocery store. Neither sell 20 team mule borax. We have a local hardware store that I am going to check but doubt the will have it. Is there any substitute I can use to keep from having to buy it online?
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Quote Originally Posted by wkuengineer
    I live in a small town with a walmart and local grocery store. Neither sell 20 team mule borax. We have a local hardware store that I am going to check but doubt the will have it. Is there any substitute I can use to keep from having to buy it online?
    I would look again..Walmart should have it...They have changed the packaging & have moved the product over where the diswasher stuff is at.At my local walmart.It is hard see it now since they have a new package.Like I said look in the dish detergent section.Walmart use to keep it on the same shelf with the laundry detergent.Prob be on the otherside of the isle.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Quote Originally Posted by wkuengineer
    I live in a small town with a walmart and local grocery store. Neither sell 20 team mule borax. We have a local hardware store that I am going to check but doubt the will have it. Is there any substitute I can use to keep from having to buy it online?
    check my post from other.Also don't rely on Walmart help.They are going to say we don't carry it.To lazy to look."IF you don't see it we don't carry it"lol
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Our Wal-Mart carries it, but they only get a few boxes at a time and are usually sold out when we go after it.

    We did manage to buy 3 boxes once, lol.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    You can go to walmart.com and see if your store carries it, and even order it.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Quote Originally Posted by kplaster
    Quote Originally Posted by wkuengineer
    I live in a small town with a walmart and local grocery store. Neither sell 20 team mule borax. We have a local hardware store that I am going to check but doubt the will have it. Is there any substitute I can use to keep from having to buy it online?
    I would look again..Walmart should have it...They have changed the packaging & have moved the product over where the diswasher stuff is at.At my local walmart.It is hard see it now since they have a new package.Like I said look in the dish detergent section.Walmart use to keep it on the same shelf with the laundry detergent.Prob be on the otherside of the isle.
    Thanks for the advice. Found on box by the dishwasher stuff at my local grocery store. Going to check walmart today.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Quote Originally Posted by wkuengineer
    Quote Originally Posted by kplaster
    Quote Originally Posted by wkuengineer
    I live in a small town with a walmart and local grocery store. Neither sell 20 team mule borax. We have a local hardware store that I am going to check but doubt the will have it. Is there any substitute I can use to keep from having to buy it online?
    I would look again..Walmart should have it...They have changed the packaging & have moved the product over where the diswasher stuff is at.At my local walmart.It is hard see it now since they have a new package.Like I said look in the dish detergent section.Walmart use to keep it on the same shelf with the laundry detergent.Prob be on the otherside of the isle.
    Thanks for the advice. Found on box by the dishwasher stuff at my local grocery store. Going to check walmart today.
    Good deal..I had the same problem.Was looking all over for it & they had moved to the other side with the dish detergent.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Just so everyone knows, I just checked the Wal-mart website and they do list Borax, however they only show it as available in the store, so not able to order online!

    That bites.

    I think the next time we go to the store I will ask if they can order some just for me and hold it until we come after it...crossing fingers.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    I bought 3 boxes yesterday at Target for like $3-4 per box.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    I find 20 Mule Team Borax, at my grocery store, hardware stor, WalMart, Target and most other places I look. Maybe it's because we have such hard water here, but in Tucson every place carries it.
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Quote Originally Posted by chiefwej
    I find 20 Mule Team Borax, at my grocery store, hardware stor, WalMart, Target and most other places I look. Maybe it's because we have such hard water here, but in Tucson every place carries it.
    I think the problem was it was in the wrong place..It was hiding.lol
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Found at my Walmart now. It was hiding in the dish detergen section! They carry quite a bit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wkuengineer
    Found at my Walmart now. It was hiding in the dish detergen section! They carry quite a bit.
    Good Deal..I just knew Wally World would have it..They just love to mess with our mind's..lol
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    Re: Can't find borax

    Silly folks, they think it's a laundry product. Don't they know it's for pools??
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