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No.  not a correct statement.
In fact one of the most expedient methods of testing gravel is with a nuke
gauge. If you have ever dug a six inch sand cone test you would understand.
Unless there are other restrictions such as lift thickness, width, space,
underwater etc.
Chris Lillback
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From: "Alden Manipula, E.I.T." <amanipula(--nospam--at)novagroupinc.net>
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Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 10:11 AM
Subject: Compaction tests


> I just had a soils engineer claim that he couldn't test 3/4" clean
granular
> fill with his nuke gauge.  Is this a correct statment?
>
> Alden Manipula
>
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