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new landscaper
07-15-2009, 02:43 PM
How do you estimate labor time for spreading rock? (80 tons of #2 lime stone with skid steerer and some wheel barrel)

topsites
07-15-2009, 09:25 PM
Well it's the same amount whether you're using a $100 wheel barrow and a shovel, or a $250,000 swing loader.

But 80 tons, I'm guessing that's ...

160 thousand pounds, dude...
And you don't know how to estimate that?

I would probably recommend using the swing loader.