Measuring Corn

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by beeman97, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. beeman97

    beeman97 Well-Known Member

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    Ive got a trailer that will be 4'x4'x8' when i put sides on it, what i need to know is how many bushels that will hold, im not much for math & have no idea how to measure this out. alittle help would be greatly appreciated
    thanks
    Rick
     
  2. agmantoo

    agmantoo agmantoo Supporter

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    Level full approximately 102.9 bushels. The weight will probably be more than the tires and axle can handle. Corn shelled weights 56 lbs/bushel.
     

  3. bretthunting

    bretthunting Well-Known Member

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    i am guessing that this is probably a pickup bed trailer but not sure.you will have @ 2.86 tons if it is level full, way to much for even a 3/4 ton p.u. or 1 ton p.u.
     
  4. beeman97

    beeman97 Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the reply agman,,,,
    no it is not a pick up bed trailer, it is a utility trailer that used to be owned byt he power company to hual there large generators around.
    Ive had 2 tons on it in the past & wouldnt hesitate to put more on it as the only thing it lacks is the capasity to hold more so im putting sides up on it & will easily haul 77 bushels if only filled to the 3 foot level, im not sure i will put it to the full test by filling it completly though ,,, it is a very good trailer & has served me well so i see no need to abuse it to badly