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how much mulch in bed of truck

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Mowerboy04, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. Mowerboy04

    Mowerboy04 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,447

    how many yards of mulch can i fit in the 6ft pick up bed? 1 or 2
  2. Isobel

    Isobel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    In terms of volume, 2.
    In terms of weight, 1.
  3. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    2 is pushing the limit but it can be done.
  4. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 524

    2-3 at most, if youu need more it might be worth getting it delivered.
  5. Mowerboy04

    Mowerboy04 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,447

    i have dump trailer i can use but the job is small and i only need to yards so i think i'm going to use my truck thanks for the input
  6. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    i have a 2005 f150 and i have no prob putting 3-4 yards in my truck. i have wood sides on it.
  7. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    You can fit about 2 in there. I had a 6.5ft. box on my old truck, and I was able to fit 2 easily.
  8. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 912

    1 yard fits well. just my opinion but thats why i have trailer and i buy my mulch in the bag it's easier & cleaner to apply

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