View Full Version : hardpack gravel
what is it? how do i get it? how much does it typically cost?
04-23-2006, 09:30 AM
it is also called crush and run
price will vary depending on region and supplier.
i just laid down about 7 tons of this stuff and made a rather big patio area. Problem is some of the area was pretty damp. Should I wait for it to be completely dry before I pack it or is it okay to do it now?
07-17-2006, 06:52 PM
It's better to pack it when it's damp. Too dry and you don't get full compaction.
Essentially, if you were to pick up a handfull of it and squeeze it in your fist, then open your hand and have it stay together it is the right moisture content.
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