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[TowerTalk] Digging the hole...after the "dig"

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Digging the hole...after the "dig"
From: (tongaloa)
Date: Thu Feb 20 17:18:12 2003
a 4 x 4 x 8 hole is 128^3 ft and with your above
ground portion that 5 yd (135^3 ft) is just right.
an alternative that I've used for BX bases
rent a concrete trailer from the local rental
place and pick up your ready mix at the plant.
if the plants not too far away, beats mixing your own. wrote:

>I think I must have been ambiguous in my post.  I was not implying that the 
>gentleman should mix it by hand...only that bagged product was available in 
>3000 psi, for smaller jobs. Of course, one could always rent a mixer.  Around 
>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 back 
>to the depot on the truck to be resold to another job.
>Bill K4XS
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