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    Cement conversion........

    Just wanna double check my figure.........5'x5'x4"=about 1/3 yard of cement.....right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Tonich View Post
    Just wanna double check my figure.........5'x5'x4"=about 1/3 yard of cement.....right?
    Yeppers...0.305 CY by my calculator.
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    Hi Joe. I generally agree with Vaughn. I get .308641975 on my TI-68 calculator, but what is 170 cu. in....

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    So at .6 cubic foot per 80 pound bag.........I need 15 bags, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Tonich View Post
    So at .6 cubic foot per 80 pound bag.........I need 15 bags, right?
    I make it 13.875 bags, so allowing for 'spillage' and the possibility tht your mix might be a bit 'light,' I'd buy the fifteen bags.

    In fact, being me, I'd probably buy twenty bags, and return any unopened ones after the job - just to be safe...
    Jim D.
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    Thanks guys. Looks like I'm gonna be a cement mixin fool for a lil while.

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