Cubic Yard

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by willretire@40, Nov 8, 2006.

  1. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
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  2. thesargent

    thesargent LawnSite Senior Member
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    i give up, how much?
     
  3. jkingrph

    jkingrph LawnSite Senior Member
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    wet or dry?
     
  4. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
    Posts: 1,387

  5. scagwildcat

    scagwildcat LawnSite Senior Member
    from nw. ct.
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    next time you have a load on your truck, bring it to a scale...
     
  6. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
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    Well i am about to build a box on a trailer and trying to see how big to build it based on GVW of trailer.
     
  7. Scotts' Yard Care

    Scotts' Yard Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 343

    pack a measured 1 cubic foot box with wet leaves and then multiply by 27. This should get you a ball park figure and then add a safety margin to your build specs.
     

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