how much mix?


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Old 03-31-02, 07:38 PM
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how much mix?

i'm going to pour a slab that will measure 5' X 5' X 3". how many pounds of dry mix do i need?

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it looks like i'll need enough dry mix to make about 6 cubic feet of slab. i don't want to start and not have enough product on site. can someone tell me how many pounds i should have on hand?
 
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phillydave,
I'm not an expert but have done a few concrete steps and stone walls. A 60 lb. bag of concrete will yield nearly a cubic foot of volume. I'd consider making the slab slightly thicker, to 4' or more. I'd just buy 8 or 9 bags and use 'em up to the form top.
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