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Old 03-19-2006, 01:32 PM
RQS RQS is offline
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Estimating weight of product

How do you guys estimate weight per yard of the different materials involved in landscaping and excavation....
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Old 03-19-2006, 01:48 PM
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My supply yard has a scale.
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Old 03-19-2006, 05:43 PM
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it is hard without a scale because it could be wet or dry and vary with weather and where in the pile you get it from. Why do you need to figure this out? We buy from several different pits and some sell by the yard and others by the ton.
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Old 03-19-2006, 11:47 PM
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i put it on the truck or trailer and if i can get past the gate where the loaded me i go on. if the truck will pull it and stop it i don't really care how much it weights
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