weight of sod?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by fga, Sep 11, 2004.

  1. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,449

    anyone know off hand the weight of a skid of sod, say average 550 sq ft? this for estimating truck and trailer capabilties. thanks.
  2. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,810

    I believe a pallet is in the neighborhood of 3000lbs.
  3. Mikes Lawn Landscape

    Mikes Lawn Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 458

    That sounds about right 50 yards weighs 2500 lbs.

    Last time we picked up some sod there was a guy picking up some in a borrowed Toyota truck, lets just say it was very amusing to see the back of the truck dragging the ground.

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