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Weigh and convert

Posted by bc on February 8th, 2000 11:49 AM
In reply to dirt to cubic yards conversion by Jean on February 8th, 2000 09:56 AM [Go to top of thread]

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> Each truck load by doug seibert on 04/29/2005

Get a cardboard box and weigh the dirt (subtracting the empty box) on your bathroom scales that will go into a cubic foot (12"x12"x12") and then multiply it by 27 to get pounds per cubic yard.

You can also call a dirt contractor cause they know how much their trucks weigh and hold. You mentioned dry but after a rain, the wet dirt will be much heavier. Good luck.

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