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hehehe I didn't realize dirt weighed so much. *This was some nasty stuff too, wasn't as clean or processed as I wanted. *I talked to the guy at the main depot where they process all the dirt and I've delt with him before, he hooks contractors up with good stuff cheap. *I didn't want to drive all the way out there so I went to the one on the ritzy side of town and they gave me this garbage, it was basicly the scrapes from the screener, not as bad as fill dirt but close. *Luckily I got out of the truck and stopped the guy at 2 yards, could of had a real problem if he put the last yard on * *

Like the new phone number stickers? *The door signs are going bye bye sometime this week when my friend finishes the rest of the vinyl! yay!

BTW, not sure how much this stuff weighed, but I've had roughly 3500lbs of gravel in the bed before and I measured how much it sagged from that, it was only sagging 2.5"! This stuff had to be close to 5000lbs!



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LOL that is a lot of dirt

The new vinyl phone number looks really good. You can see it from quite a distance away. Nice work!
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