Model # 110160

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Quikrete 60 lb. Concrete Mix
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Quikrete

60 lb. Concrete Mix

  • Ideal for pouring concrete slabs and setting posts
  • 4000 psi average compressive strength
  • Easy to use by simply adding water

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Product Overview

Quikrete 60 lb. Concrete Mix is ideal for both structural and non structural applications over 2 in. thick. This ready to use product contains a blend of Portland cement, sand, gravel, and other approved ingredients. Quikrete 60 lb. Concrete Mix is perfect for projects requiring a quality, general use concrete mix.

  • Ideal for sidewalks, steps, walkways, foundations, footings, and other general concrete work
  • Perfect for setting mailbox posts, fence posts, and lamp posts
  • High-strength 4000 psi concrete
  • Just add water
  • Meets ASTM C 387 compressive strength requirements
  • Note: product may vary by store
  • Learn more about concrete and cement here in our Buying Guide



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Customer Questions & Answers

How many 4x4 fence posts will one bag cover? Like 1 ft. deep, regular size fence post holes?

I need to put in about 8 fence posts and don't know how much concrete I need to buy. Thanks!
Asked by: Cristi
If the fence is 6 feet high, an 8 foot post will have 2 feet underground. According to my calculations, the volume of a 8" diameter cylinder x 24" long is 1,205 cubic inches. The volume of a 4" x 4" post (actually 3.5" x 3.5") x 24" deep is 294 cubic inches. The difference is 911 cubic inches, which is .527 cubic feet. If Quikrete concrete mix yields .0075 cubic feet per pound (0.15 cubic feet per 20# ) each post will require 70# of Quikrete. However, if the inside diameter of the 8" form is less than 8" (which it probably is) a 60# bag should be enough for a post.
Answered by: RetiredHomeowner
Date published: 2017-06-24

my slab of concrete will be 4 ft. x 10 ft., 4 inches thick. how many bags of quikcrete will it require/?

Asked by: Robert
10
Answered by: pitz
Date published: 2017-06-21

How many Sq feet does a single bag of Quikcrete cover?

Asked by: Gibbs
A 60 lb. bag of QUIKRETE Concrete Mix yields approximately 0.45 cubic feet of concrete. If applied 4” thick, which is the typical depth for a slab, a 60 lb bag will roughly cover 1.35 cubic feet. Yields are approximate and will vary based upon waste, uneven sub-grade, etc. ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? I think the EXPERT means @ 4" thick a 60 lb.bag will cover 1.35 square feet, not 1.35 cubic feet. It is only 0.45 cubic feet to start with.
Answered by: george
Date published: 2017-06-19

How many bags in a 10 inch tube 5 foot deep

10". Diameter tube
Asked by: Anonymous
You have 2.72 cubic feet. 2.72 cubic feet times 135lb per cubic foot of concrete is 368lb of concrete needed. If you buy 60lb bags of concrete, you will need a bit more than 6. You could always stuff some more rocks in the wet concrete so you don't have to buy a full bag.
Answered by: PizzaEater
Date published: 2016-03-29
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Customer Reviews

60 lb. Concrete Mix is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 103.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The 60 lb bags were much easier to handle for... The 60 lb bags were much easier to handle for someone old like me.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product - Water Content is Critical This is a great product for small jobs around the home, but there are a couple of critical items you must be aware of. First off, if you can actually “pour” the concrete, you have added too much water, and the concrete has lost most, if not all of its strength. It is Critical you use the amount of water listed on the bag, and that means actually measuring it (I realize there are numerous Pros who can eye ball the amount, but the DIYer should always measure). Adding just a couple of extra cups of water can reduce the strength by 50%! In other words, you could develop cracks sooner than later. The second item I have found is that most people do not mix the product long enough. If you mix it just long enough to blend the ingredients, then place the concrete, it will harden up on you fast. By mixing an additional 3-4 minutes, the product will be more creamy (for lack of better words), and after you place it, you will have the proper time needed to screed it, the cream will rise to the top and finishing will be a breeze. Most DIYer's want to hurry like a mad man when dealing with concrete, when it should be the opposite. Each step in the process should be done in a timely manner, but never rushed. The whole process takes hours from mixing it to the final finish phase, so take a deep breath and don’t rush it. This is a great product for the DIYer as long as you are consistent with the water content from batch to batch. Plus, make sure that you mix it long enough. Doing both of these things will not only ensure you do a good job, but an excellent one as well. Cheers!
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use... Easy to use
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I used the 60 lb concrete mix to pour a 10 x 12 feet patio, I was surprised how well it turned out. I used the 60 lb concrete mix to pour a 10 x 12 feet patio, I was surprised how well it turned out.
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome stuff I've used this mix for all kinds of projects and it does a great job!
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 60 lb Quikrete is always my choice for setting post. They sell a more economical 80 lb bag; but f... 60 lb Quikrete is always my choice for setting post. They sell a more economical 80 lb bag; but for my aging body the 60 lb bags are about all I want to handle. I usually figure 3 bags for every 4 post. I have been using this product for years and as long as I make sure to select unbroken bags, I never have a problem.
Date published: 2016-10-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I used this product to set posts for a fence. It was flaky and didn't grip the post in any way, s... I used this product to set posts for a fence. It was flaky and didn't grip the post in any way, shape or form. (I could literally pull the post out of the concrete after it dried.) I ended up having to dig out all of the posts and reset them with different concrete.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is a fairly straight forward product. It works great and is well mixed. The only con would be ... It is a fairly straight forward product. It works great and is well mixed. The only con would be that one must order a substantial amount before discounts pay off. This product must be used or kept very dry. The bags could be a little more moisture proof. All and all, an excellent product.
Date published: 2017-05-23
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