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Old 01-07-2011, 12:56 PM   #1
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I am purchasing some bagged firewood, there are 50 bags on a pallett. I want to cover 10 palletts. How big of a tarp will I need to cover the whole area so the tarp is covering top to bottom? thanks.

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Ayuh,... So what size are the pallets,..??
What configuration will the pallets be aligned,..??
How tall are the stacks,..??
Is multiplication to much for ya,..??

I'm no mathimagician, but I do know the answer can't be found without some numbers to start with.....

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250 square feet.
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Well I will see your 250 and raise you 250.

Isn't that how it works? 50bags x 10 pallets. Duh.....
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pallets are 4x4 wood is 5 feet high pallets will be side by side
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Well I will see your 250 and raise you 250.

Isn't that how it works? 50bags x 10 pallets. Duh.....
Sounds good to me...
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You win, more like closer to 500 sq. ft.
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10 pallets = 40' long, then 5' up & then 5' down the other side
So that is a 50' long tarp

Then 5' up one side, 4' across, 5' down the other side
That's 14'

14x50 = 700 sq ft
A lot of the pallets I find are not an exact 4x4

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trick question.... the wood is bagged. No tarp needed....
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no trick question wood is bagged in onion bags for air flow

pallets will be 20 feet long 8 feet wide and 5 feet high I need total coverage figured in to a tarp ex. 20x30 or 30x50 etc.
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no trick question wood is bagged in onion bags for air flow

pallets will be 20 feet long 8 feet wide and 5 feet high I need total coverage figured in to a tarp ex. 20x30 or 30x50 etc.

Really ? This is simple math
20' long...5' up & down = 30'
8' wide + 5' up & down = 18'

Anything bigger then 18x30

And that's down to 540 sq ft
Much better 2x up the row
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You need a little extra to run the the tarps out at the bottom for weight to keep them in place or use stakes to prevent the wind from lifting the tarps and aerate the carefully bagged fire wood.

Seriously, usually, you only need to cover the top and a little down the side so you eliminate the rain/snow problem and still allow ventilation and prevent rot.

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Seriously, usually, you only need to cover the top and a little down the side so you eliminate the rain/snow problem and still allow ventilation and prevent rot.
Ayuh,... Exactly,...
Or,...
Stack it Bark side Up, 'n you don't even need a tarp....
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