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The number of truckloads to fill a hole 2017-06-18
From Jennifer:
How many full size truck bed pickup loads do in need to get to fill a hole that is 18' x 30' that is 4" deep?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Packing a truck 2008-06-10
From Ann:
I am renting a 24ft box truck and have been told it is 1401 cubic feet. I want to know if I have 23 display cases to move and each is 6ft X 2ft X 3ft will the all fit? Or do I need additional info in order to figure this out?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many cubic yards can my truck hold? 2007-02-25
From Mike:
If I have a dump truck that has a box that is 14' long sides that are 3.5' high and the width is 7.5' wide... how do I figure out how many cubic yards this truck can hold?
Answered by Steve La Rocque, Penny Nom and Melanie Tyrer.
Cement for a large patio 2006-07-13
From Jim:
I have a 60' by 100' patio. I am wanting to raise it 1 foot. The truck carrying the cement can only hold 10 cubic yards. How many truck loads would I need?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.



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