Old 01-01-2002, 08:05 PM
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conversion formula?

Can someone give me the conversion formula for converting sq. ft. into cubic yards? Thanks for any help.
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Old 01-01-2002, 08:40 PM
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If its cubic feet, it is 27 cubic feet to a cubic yard. If it,s a mulch estimate I'd say 100 square feet to a cubic yard. Here's a handy web site that might help. http://members.aol.com/MonT714/convrsns/

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Old 01-02-2002, 06:50 PM
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If you're trying to figure sq.ft coverage per cubic yard:

27 cuft/yd so
Depth 12" - 27 sqft
" 6" - 27*2 =54sqft
" 4" - 27*3=81 sqft
" 3" - 27*4=108 sqft

Formula 27cuft *(12/#inches desired depth)=sq.ft. coverage

Just remember that generally when dealing w/ bulk materias, you do get a little more than bagged product!!

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Old 01-06-2002, 01:28 PM
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if you need help figureing for mulch go to this website http://www.tomsmulch.com
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Old 01-06-2002, 06:21 PM
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That was a verey good site, thanks for sharing!
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