# How much dirt is in a 6 foot hole?

## How much dirt is in a 6 foot hole?

There is no dirt in a hole, regardless whether it’s 3 feet deep, 6 feet long, and 4 feet wide, because a hole is the absence of whatever the hole is in.

### How much dirt is there in a cubical hole 6 feet on each side?

6 Comments on “How Much Dirt?” There is no dirt. Its a HOLE!

**How deep can you dig a hole with a shovel?**

10-15 feet

**How deep is half a hole?**

If it took 4 men 2 days to dig a hole how long will it take one man to dig half a hole? Answer: About a second. A hole is a hole no matter how deep.

## Can you dig half a hole?

If you dig a small hole in the dirt, you will realize that you cannot dig a hole and a half, and you also cannot dig half a hole. No matter how big or small the hole is, it is impossible to dig half holes.

### Is there such thing as half a hole?

Can you answer? Answer : Holes are always full. There is no such thing as half the hole. Their shape could be half circle or triangle or square but they are always full holes.

**How many people dig a half hole?**

Even if we dig a small,It is also a hole. A hole is a hole and it cannot be half or full. So the answer is 10.

**How long does it take to dig a 5×5 hole?**

6 hrs by hand for an experienced grave digger in optimum soil. Sometimes the ground is frozen it can take two days. Sometimes your in a dense clay and it can take two to three days. The average person would not dig a grave by hand.

## How long does it take to dig a six foot deep hole?

4.24 minutes

### How do you dig a 3 foot hole?

How to Dig a Hole: Pro Tips

- Step 1: String your line and pound the stakes.
- Step 2: Carve out a soil divot with a spade.
- Step 3: Loosen earth with a tile shovel.
- Step 4: Use your clamshell digger.
- Step 5: Use a reciprocating saw on large roots.
- Step 6: Dislodge rocks with a digging bar.
- Step 7: Tamp the soil with the other end.

**How deep should a 16 foot post be in the ground?**

In general, holes should be at least 3 feet deep for posts that extend 8 feet or more above ground level. Posts that extend 6 feet above ground level should have holes at least 2 1/2 feet deep.

**Do I need concrete for fence posts?**

Concrete is the most secure material for setting fence posts, especially if you have sandy soil. Gravel may be okay with dense, clay-heavy soil, but in looser soil, concrete is the only thing that will truly keep your fence posts stuck in place.

## Is 2 feet deep enough for fence posts?

The minimum depth that you should dig your fence post holes for panel sections is 2 feet. A general formula is to dig the holes one-third to one-half of the post’s aboveground height. The deeper you dig the holes, the more stability your fence has, but you must also purchase longer posts.

### Will wooden posts rot in concrete?

Simply setting the posts in concrete does create a condition that will accelerate rot in the bottom of the posts. With pressure-treated posts, the rot will be slow. The concrete at the top should be sloped away from the post to grade level to avoid water pooling around the base.

**How many bags of concrete do I need for a fence post?**

1 – 4 bags

**How many posts will a bag of Postcrete do?**

“Usually one bag of postcrete per post is enough, however you can use a two bags per post if you feel this is needed. The instructions are on the bag.”

## How deep should a 4 foot fence post be?

Dig post hole so diameter of the hole is 3 times the width of the post (i.e., the hole for a 4” wood post should be about 12 inches wide). The depth of the hole should be 1/3-1/2 the post height above ground (i.e., a 6-foot tall fence would require a hole depth of at least 2 feet).

### How many 25kg bags are in a bulk bag?

One may ask, how many 25kg bags in a bulk bag?, generally a bulk or jumbo, loose tonne bag of building material such as ballast, sand or aggregate generally weight around 850kg which yields 0.5 m3, so number of 25kg bags in a bulk bag such as 850/25 = 34 bags, hence, there are 34 bags of 25kg in a bulk or jumbo or …

**How much concrete is in a 25kg bag of ballast?**

Ballast is usually sold in 25kg bags approximately 2 bags are needed to produce, 1 cubic foot of concrete. These quantities are for guidance purposes only.

**How much does a 25kg bag of cement cover?**

As a rule of thumb 1 of our 25kg bags will cover an area of 0.25m to a recommended depth of 50mm.

## How much will one bag of cement cover?

bag provides 0.45 cubic feet of cured concrete. A 80 lb. bag provides 0.6 cubic feet of cured concrete. If you have concrete delivered it is sold by the yard (which is a cubic yard = 27 cubic feet).

### How many 20kg bags of premixed concrete do you need?

one 20kg bag will cover an area of 1.1m2 to a depth of approximately 10mm. or 108 x 20kg bags equates to one cubic metre of mixed concrete.

**How many bags of cement do I need for 1 ton of ballast?**

You’ll need a bit more than one 1 ton bags of ballast and around 6 bags of cement I reckon. A 1 ton bag is actually around 900Kg ish, so probably 40-45 bags at 25kg each is my guess. 1:4 ratio is quite strong, 1:6 would be fine – 12 shovels of ballast to 1/2 bag of cement.

**How many shovels are in a 25kg bag of ballast?**

Regarding this, “how many shovels in a 25kg bag of ballast?”, generally a 25kg bag of ballast yields about 0.0143 cubic meter or 0.5 cubic feet of ballast volume, on average, normal full, generally 5 to 6 shovels full need to heaped up 1 cubic feet of ballast, so my estimate is, there are 3 standard shovels full needs …

## What is the best mix ratio for concrete?

In terms of the ratio for concrete, it depends on what strength you are trying to achieve, but as a general guide a standard concrete mix would be 1 part cement to 2 parts sand to 4 parts aggregates. For foundations, a mix of 1 part cement to 3 parts sand to 6 parts aggregates can be used.

### How do you mix a ballast?

Mixing 1 part cement to 6 parts ballast creates concrete suitable for driveways, paths and patios, and increasing the ratio to 1:8 gives foundation-strength concrete. It is of course possible to add other materials to increase the strength of the concrete – these often include steel reinforcing bars (“rebar”).

**What is the difference between ballast and aggregate?**

Increases strength of concrete – ballast is a heavier aggregate than other concrete mix materials, such as sand. This means that ballast can provide a stronger bond in the mix as ballast is heavier and rougher, which improves the bond of the paste.