Saturday, February 04, 2006

Rock Tumbling Size Chart

Rock Tumbling Size Chart

(This chart will help you decide what size rock, and how much you will need for your tumbler.)

1.5 Pound tumbler
Holds 1 pound of rock on average.
The size of a nickel or smaller. (0.5inches or smaller)

3 Pound Tumbler

(This is per barrel, if you have a dual barrel you will need to double the amount, but not the size.)
Holds 2-2.5 pounds of rock on average.
1" or smaller.

4.5 Pound Tumbler
Holds 3 Pounds of rock on average.
1.5" or smaller

6 Pound Tumbler (This is per barrel, if you have a dual barrel you will need to double the amount, but not the size.)
Holds 4.5-5 Pounds of rock on average.
2" or smaller.

12 Pound Tumbler
Holds 10-10.5 Pounds of Rock on average.
2.5-3"

20 Pound Tumbler
Holds 17 Pounds of rock on average.
4" or slightly bigger.

40 Pound Tumbler
Holds 30-32 Pounds of rock on average
The size of a soft ball or slightly bigger. 6" approx.

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