"Maximizer Concrete Mix is a pre-blended, ready to use mixture of concrete
sand, expanded shale and clay aggregates and portland cement..."
Now the reason for the discrepancy becomes clear: this stuff isn't real
Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
I am not the smart math boy, but I will respond. The bags
down there at HD DO say 1 cubic foot. They are just wrong.
They don't have a cubic foot. They only have .6 cubic feet.
I have about 40 of them out in the shop. That will do a bit
less than a cubic yard of concrete. If I went by the volume
marked on the label, it would seem that I would have a yard
and a third (about). Being as I make my living doing stuff
like this, I have learned not to believe that bag. Saves a
lot of heartache.
Feel free to continue believing the bag. Lots of people do.
I think Home Depot gets a lot of frenzied second trips to the
store that way.
What brand is that? I buy a lot of bag mix from HD (Bonsal/Sakrete) or
Lowes (Quikrete) and they always say .6 cu/ft for 80 lb.
I have seen some 60s that say .5 cu/ft at Lowes but the HD ones say
Whatever. Your tag says you are in Georgetown. I am in Pflugerville.
I have a extra bag in my Jeep. So, let's get together and I'll prove to
you. And if it doesn't come to 1 cu ft we can sue Home Depot for false
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