Cubic Yard Conversion

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by clayslandscape, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. clayslandscape

    clayslandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a Kubota Tractor with a front end loader that has a bucket 5ft wide, 17 inches deep and 20 inches tall.

    How many buckets would it take to make a yard of mulch?
     
  2. southern79

    southern79 LawnSite Member
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    Roughly 5x1.5x1.5= 11.25 ft3 / 27 = .416 yards

    27 is 3ft x 3ft x 3ft which is 1 yard
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  3. southern79

    southern79 LawnSite Member
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    To answer your question: 2 heaping buckets
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