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We have been using our buckets, forks and backhoes for digging/moving these things. But I don't think I have seen a definition anywhere. Most likely it's a size in relation to the machine size?

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Boulder = something I can't move... not many rocks fall in this category in my opinion (using a pay loader is still a 'rock' in my opinion)
 

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I was born in the early 1950' s and raised on afar, my father always said that a boulder is a large rock that you can not move or handle by hand, if you need to use some type of equipment , tractor, loader, backhoe , cat whatever it's a boulder and let me tell you we sure had our share of them on our 3 farms
 

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In my opinion, a boulder is something I can't drive my Jeep over. I like to 'rock' crawl, sometimes over rocks the size of Volkswagens. ;)

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We have been using our buckets, forks and backhoes for digging/moving these things. But I don't think I have seen a definition anywhere. Most likely it's a size in relation to the machine size?

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From what I could find a rock becomes a boulder when it exceeds 10.1 " in diameter. So going by that I'm sure we all have moved plenty of boulders by hand.:)
 

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Now that we got that question settled, at what size does a pebble become a rock? Or is there anything in between a pebble and a rock?
 

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Now that we got that question settled, at what size does a pebble become a rock? Or is there anything in between a pebble and a rock?
Funny you should ask that. I should have just posted all the info I found. Anyway,a pebble becomes a rock when it exceeds approx. 2.5".:)
 

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well if I have a pebble that big in my shoe, then I must be wearing someone else's shoes
 

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If I can't pick it up and move it by hand, it is a boulder.

If it is bigger than a marble, it is no longer a pebble, but a rock.

I don't care what anyone else's definitions are, those are the facts as *I* state them. :good2: :laugh:
 

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Guess I am entitled to my own definitions.

If it can find its way into my shoe, its a pebble.

If I can toss it at someone or something, its a rock.

If I cannot hold it in one hand, its a boulder.
 

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If I can't pick it up and move it by hand, it is a boulder.

If it is bigger than a marble, it is no longer a pebble, but a rock.

I don't care what anyone else's definitions are, those are the facts as *I* state them. :good2: :laugh:
Your and my definitions are the same. :good2:
 

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Now that we got that question settled, at what size does a pebble become a rock? Or is there anything in between a pebble and a rock?
A stone maybe.
 
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