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Old 08-08-2009, 04:18 PM   #1
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How much concrete mix?


I will belaying about 400 8*16 blocks. It will be hollow wall. How many bags of 80 lb mix do I need?
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Old 08-09-2009, 09:19 AM   #2
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How much concrete mix?


If you're talking about bags of mortar, where you add the sand and water, then you'll need 10-12 bags (each bag, mixed with 3 parts of sand, will do approx. 35-40 8x8x16 block). If you're buying the sand/mortar premixed, then you'll need 40-45 bags (each bag does 8-10 block).
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