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selling rock

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by tippi931, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. tippi931

    tippi931 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    i was wondering if anybody sold rocks on here. I was think about starting to sell some on the side and was wondering if anybody new what kind of money a places giving for a pallet of rock.
    The kind i got are round creek rock and ones that are very flat ranging from 6"x6" to some that are 4'x4'. Any info would be great thanks:eek:
  2. Littleriver1

    Littleriver1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 811

    I've seen them for $350.00 to $375.00 a pallet in Va.
  3. NickN

    NickN LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 1,009

    $250 per ton for flat grey slate.If bought by the pound,.25 per pound.
    I just paid .75 per pound for Mexican grey beach stone.Each stone was about a pound and only 3 inches across.:eek:
    Went fishing yesterday.Looked down in the creek and realized I was fishing over a gold mine.:D
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    rocks here is huge. I know people that get rocks up here in Northern Michigan for around $12 a ton, and then turn around and resell them downstate for $40+ a ton
  5. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    You can probably buy some rocks down on the corner......ain't even got to get out the car!

    Small and really light.

    Be careful though........could wind up breakin' rocks somewhere!
  6. tippi931

    tippi931 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    got to be more money in that kind of rock just cant spend it in a jail cell
  7. stxkyboy

    stxkyboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    most ive paid is 320 a ton

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