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From: "Malcolm Rockwell" <[log in to unmask]>
> But I work on a cactus & succulent farm (no kidding... in Hawaii!) so I
> have my choice.
> So far I prefer dried agave thorns. They're actually the tips of the leaves.
> Most cactus thorns are either too small or not durable enough for
> phonograph use.
And can you save all the used ones and make tequila...?!
Steven C. Barr