Help Please Sod weight

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by pclawncare, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 991

    I am just curious if anyone could guesstimate what a pallet of bermuda sod weights cut about 3/4 below surface level and will cover approx 500 sq ft per pallet. I am going to pick some up and dont want to over load my trailer
  2. Scagguy

    Scagguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,522

    Weight can vary too much to give you a correct answer. I've hauled pallets that weighed approx 2100lbs to over 3400lbs. A good amount of the weight is how wet the grass is. What you can do is this. Take a piece of sod from 2nd row of the pallet. Weigh it on a scale. Whatever weight that is, muliply it by the number of pieces of sod that are on the pallet. That should get you a close estimate of the weight.
  3. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,463

    about 2800 pounds depending on wetness.

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