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Old 03-13-2005, 05:54 PM
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how much....

mulch can 2 people lay in a hour. 1 guy loading and moving material while the other spreads. Any suggestions?

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Old 03-13-2005, 06:00 PM
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mulch

2 yards in 1 hr.
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Old 03-13-2005, 06:16 PM
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Thats what I figured, stupid post I know!
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Old 03-13-2005, 06:52 PM
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i suggest 2 whellbarrows. one guy feeding the barrows, the other guy running and dumping. when the truck is empty, both guys spread and cleanup. 3 yds per hour easy.
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Old 03-13-2005, 06:58 PM
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I prefer 3 wheelbarrows and 2 runners with one guy loading. My truck holds 12 yards I can shovel that off in about 2 hours. Then you just got to spread it out.

Those big hard plastic Ames shovels work great for this I can fill a 6 cubic ft wheelbarrow in 4-5 shovel loads so it goes real quick. Use the pitchfork to knock the top of the pile down only.
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Old 03-13-2005, 07:06 PM
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One guy on skid steer and one guy spreading 12-15 yds per hr easy

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Old 03-13-2005, 07:17 PM
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My friend and I do 2.5 yards/hour spreaded. Thats with 2 wheelbarrows. One guy is filling the wheelbarrows and bringing it to the spreading person. By the time the filler comes back with a full wheelbarrow the other one is empty and he takes it to fill it.
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Old 03-13-2005, 07:33 PM
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I agree with you MAC For our 10+ yd mulch installs we just use the loader on the street and load the wheel barrows 3 guys 8-10 yds an hour spread.

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Old 03-13-2005, 10:14 PM
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Thanks guys for all your fast responses. I like the fact that someone could ask the dumbest questions on here (like this one) and many of you will still answer honestly and are just willing to help others.

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Old 03-13-2005, 11:11 PM
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Sit down and listen to this. When a client asked me to use a bagged Wal-Mart mulch product on a raised bed I had my doubts, but we spread 160cubic feet of mulch in three hours between myself, the client and his wife. I billed him from pickup at Wal-Mart to rakes down which was three hours.

Good or bad on production, you decide, but I was surprised how quick it went.
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