How to Fill Sandbags the Super Easy Way.

Introduction: How to Fill Sandbags the Super Easy Way.

I mentioned that I would be filling sandbags this week and this tip was given to me; I'd thought that I would pass it on.

Sand + sandbags + shovel = a big pain in the bottom.

Sand + sandbags + shovel + traffic cone + ladder = lots of fun for everyone.

Step 1: Modify Your Cone.

Cut the top off your old traffic cone.

Step 2: Invert Your Cone.

Set up your ladder so that it can support the inverted cone and that's it.

It was fun trying out this new method and it really does help.

Step 3: My New Invention.

Serendipity brings you the collapsible cone.

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    2 years ago

    If multiple person available, you could set the ladder sideways and have more cone setup.
    One person shoveling filling bag on a rotation, a person removing/reloading bags and another on tying them up.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I like this method as well...


    10 years ago on Introduction

    I like the use of a ladder to support this. I have always done this with a folding table plus hole cut through it or a piece of plywood. This seems a bit easier and portable.