View Full Version : hardpack gravel

04-23-2006, 08:40 AM
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
3/4 minus
price will vary depending on region and supplier.

07-17-2006, 08:10 AM
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?

D Felix
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.