5 yds is the minimum buy from a mixer? Holy cow...here I can get 1 yard
delivered if I want (for the cost of one yard), they schedule you for the
end of the day when the mixer's going to go back almost empty after other
jobs. And, of course you risk possibly not getting it the day you want,
because at the end of the day the mixer may well be completely empty, and
not have the yard. But they're obliging, and will try to get it to
"Success is the ability to go from failure to failure with no loss of
enthusiasm." -Winston Churchill
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cqtestk4xs@aol.com [SMTP:Cqtestk4xs@aol.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 1:40 PM
> To: TOWERTALK@contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Digging the hole...after the "dig"
> I think I must have been ambiguous in my post. I was not implying that
> gentleman should mix it by hand...only that bagged product was available
> 3000 psi, for smaller jobs. Of course, one could always rent a mixer.
> here that might be a viable alternative since the minimum amount of
> ready-mixed concrete is 5 cubic yards. Whether or not you want that much,
> that's what you pay for, and at $60+ per yard thats a lot of money going
> to the depot on the truck to be resold to another job.
> Bill K4XS
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