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Tons is a measurement of weight, CY is a measurement of volume.

A CY of feathers would weigh less than a CY of bricks.

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aw yes of course lol..well its roadbase but i dont know the weight.

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If a proctor isn't on file, grab a five gallon bucket, weigh it, figure the volume and do your own conversion........not as accurate maybe, but better than guessing.:thumbsup:

Just remember, a square yard is 1/3 of a cubic yard. That being the case:

For tons per CY take the depth (height) of the cubic yards in inches, squared, divided by 27, times .055.

For tons per SY take the width (short side) of the cubic yards in inches, squared, divided by 9, times .055.

Not quite. A square yard in a unit of area. A cubic yard is a unit of volume. You can't compare the two like you're doing. 9 cubic feet is 1/3 of a cubic yard.Just remember, a square yard is 1/3 of a cubic yard. That being the case:

For tons per CY take the depth (height) of the cubic yards in inches, squared, divided by 27, times .055.

For tons per SY take the width (short side) of the cubic yards in inches, squared, divided by 9, times .055.

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Just remember, a square yard is 1/3 of a cubic yard. That being the case:

For tons per CY take the depth (height) of the cubic yards in inches, squared, divided by 27, times .055.

For tons per SY take the width (short side) of the cubic yards in inches, squared, divided by 9, times .055.

Jerry,Not quite. A square yard in a unit of area. A cubic yard is a unit of volume. You can't compare the two like you're doing. 9 cubic feet is 1/3 of a cubic yard.

I think/hope pipeguy realizes that cubic and square yards are completely different measures, and there is no conversion factor without knowing the X dimension

I hope he is just funning with the OP. With all that numerical mumbo jumbo, it sure seems that way ( fingers crossed)

Don't know. Hope so too.Jerry,

I think/hope pipeguy realizes that cubic and square yards are completely different measures, and there is no conversion factor without knowing the X dimension

I hope he is just funning with the OP. With all that numerical mumbo jumbo, it sure seems that way ( fingers crossed)

yeah but...is that celcius or joules?Just remember, a square yard is 1/3 of a cubic yard.

not sure, but send me a ton of gold and I'll compare it to the ton of feathers I have. :whistlingwhich weighs more, a ton of feathers or a ton of gold?

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:clap:which weighs more, a ton of feathers or a ton of gold?

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:Does anyone know how many gallons there is in a mile?

If a proctor isn't on file, grab a five gallon bucket, weigh it, figure the volume and do your own conversion........not as accurate maybe, but better than guessing.:thumbsup:

We are about the same around here, 1.2 to 1.4 tons to C.Y.

Just call the pit and find out,

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