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03-25-2006, 09:25 PM
Does anyone know what the approx. weight is per cu. yd. for mulch, topsoil crushed stone and sand. Just wondering how much of any my trailer can handle? Thanks:weightlifter:

03-25-2006, 09:38 PM
I believe the rule of thumb for crushed gravel is about 1 1/2 ton/yd. Not sure of mulch or sand but I imagine sand wouldn't be too far off that. I'm sure there are many more people on here that know more than me about this though.

03-25-2006, 10:53 PM
stone is 1.25 tons per yard. topsoil will vary if it wet / dry so it a little hard to say.. Try to remember if your if you have a small trailer with no brakes the prob might be stopping.

03-26-2006, 11:36 AM
CAG is correct 2500# per ton of stone.
Topsoil will be close as long as the moisture content is not high.
Sand will be closer to 3000# per yard.