[TowerTalk] Concrete from on-site materials

Eddy Avila k6sdw@hotmail.com
Tue, 05 Mar 2002 22:43:04 +0000

I've done this and would only add if possible use a large truck to tow the 
premix trailer....they are heavier than you think! Good luck and 

>From: Bob Nielsen <nielsen@oz.net>

>Another option would be one of the premix places which supply a small
>trailer which holds ~1 yard.  You can tow it (carefully) with a small
>truck and two people can manhandle it around to the pouring spot.  It's
>competitive with renting a mixer and buying the materials.
>Bob, N7XY
>On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 02:32:45PM -0500, Bill Coleman wrote:
> > On 3/5/02 12:43 AM, Hisashi T Fujinaka at htodd@twofifty.com wrote:
> >
> > >I'd suggest premix and a pump.
> >
> > For the amount of concrete (.7 Yards) and all the minimum fees, it 
> > out to be a LOT cheaper to mix it myself.
> >
> > If I were pouring a base and three guy points, Ready-Mix might have been
> > a better option.

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