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Hi, i was wondering what dimensions you would need per ton of coal, I am thinking of building a bin to hold between 3 to 6 ton of coal. Thanks

A ton of coal takes up about 40 cubic feet. A 4 by 4 by 8' bin would hold 3.2 ton. (4 times 4 time 8= 128, divided by 40= 3.2)

- Freddy
**Stoker Coal Boiler:**Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)**Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove:**Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)**Coal Size/Type:**Pea size, Superior, deep mined

Fred, your dog did that math and he told you what to write, right?

- Uglysquirrel
**Stove/Furnace Model:**Pocono

Of course! She's the smaht one in this house.

- Freddy
**Stoker Coal Boiler:**Axeman Anderson 130 (pea)**Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove:**Reading piece o' junk in the barn (rice)**Coal Size/Type:**Pea size, Superior, deep mined

4 x 8 x 2 = 64 Cubic FT Approx. 1.6 tons

4 x 8 x 3 = 96 Cubic FT Approx. 2.4 tons

4 x 8 x 4 = 128 Cubic FT Approx. 3.2 tons

4 x 8 x 5 = 160 Cubic FT Approx. 4 tons

4 x 8 x 6 = 192 Cubic FT Approx. 4.8 tons

5 x 8 x 2 = 80 Cubic FT Approx. 2 tons

5 x 8 x 3 = 120 Cubic FT Approx. 3 tons

5 x 8 x 4 = 160 Cubic FT Approx. 4 tons

5 x 8 x 5 = 200 Cubic FT Approx. 5 tons

5 x 8 x 6 = 240 Cubic FT Approx. 6 tons

4 x 10 x 2 = 80 Cubic FT Approx. 2 tons

4 x 10 x 3 = 120 Cubic FT Approx. 3 tons

4 x 10 x 4 = 160 Cubic FT Approx. 4 tons

4 x 10 x 5 = 200 Cubic FT Approx. 5 tons

4 x 8 x 3 = 96 Cubic FT Approx. 2.4 tons

4 x 8 x 4 = 128 Cubic FT Approx. 3.2 tons

4 x 8 x 5 = 160 Cubic FT Approx. 4 tons

4 x 8 x 6 = 192 Cubic FT Approx. 4.8 tons

5 x 8 x 2 = 80 Cubic FT Approx. 2 tons

5 x 8 x 3 = 120 Cubic FT Approx. 3 tons

5 x 8 x 4 = 160 Cubic FT Approx. 4 tons

5 x 8 x 5 = 200 Cubic FT Approx. 5 tons

5 x 8 x 6 = 240 Cubic FT Approx. 6 tons

4 x 10 x 2 = 80 Cubic FT Approx. 2 tons

4 x 10 x 3 = 120 Cubic FT Approx. 3 tons

4 x 10 x 4 = 160 Cubic FT Approx. 4 tons

4 x 10 x 5 = 200 Cubic FT Approx. 5 tons

- syncmaster
**Stoker Coal Boiler:**harmanVF3000 Coal/oil option**Coal Size/Type:**Rice**Stove/Furnace Make:**VF3000**Stove/Furnace Model:**Harman VF3000

The last number is the height? if it is could I make it a little wider and a little shorter so it would fit better in the spot I want to put it? say 1 ft shorter and 1 ft wider? thanks

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