How many gallons = a bushel?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by walker-talker, Jun 4, 2004.

  1. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
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    How many gallons = a bushel? I need some transh bags that fit my 9 bushel hopper on my Walker.

    Thanks
     
  2. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
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  3. mathproshs

    mathproshs LawnSite Member
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    There are 1.16 liquid gallons per 1 dry gallon
    and there are 8 dry gallons per 1 bushel
    so there would be 8(9 bushels) to get you the size bag you need or 72 gallon bags

    Hope this helps.
     
  4. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 876

    I got awesome dump bags for my walker from my fert dealer. Their bulk fert comes in 1000kg (2200 lb) nylon bags. Cheap too, $10. Could try there.
     
  5. birkshnart

    birkshnart LawnSite Member
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  6. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
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    walker, glad we only use the bags once in awhile but we also use the bulk canvas bags from a local fertilizer company. Make sure you know what was in them before some contain seed that has been treated and is toxic.
    We did a lawn a week ago that had 24 dumps using our 9.5 bushel bin. Rural property that we could dump in the field and they cultivated it under. We do it 4 or 5 times each year when it gets out of control and looks like a hay field.
     
  7. kels

    kels LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 280

    I used to use 2 39 gallon bags, for the 9.5 bushel

    I thought you were using your vacuum for clippings?
     

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