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PerfiCut L&L
03-10-2006, 09:10 AM
wondering what means and equipment you all use for excavating ground material for paver patio installation?

Also, while Im at it, can anyone point me to a calculator or spreadsheet for determining how much base material is needed..

MarcusLndscp
03-10-2006, 03:42 PM
Ummmmmm......excavator and or skid steer.........ws that a trick question?

Do a search on FORMULAS....Kris started a thread on this within the last year or so

YardPro
03-12-2006, 08:58 AM
use something that has a motor...LOL

and as for the formula, you should know how to figure volume if you are doing this work... It's the same for mulch, etc...

LXWXH/27=cubic yards.
do not forget to convert inces of base to feet before you multiply.
the conversion is .0833 per inch will convert to feet.