compaction plate attachment

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Vermeer, Dec 4, 2006.

  1. Vermeer

    Vermeer Inactive
    from Iowa
    Posts: 153

    Does anyone use this type of attachment with their mini skid for base compaction?
     
  2. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Posts: 2,702

    hmmm....

    no, but I've often thought that that would be a great attachment for a mini-skid. I would definately look into it if one was available.
     
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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  4. GreenMonster

    GreenMonster LawnSite Silver Member
    from NH
    Posts: 2,702

    I was thinking something a little wider, like the 36" width of the machine...

    I have compactors that are that wide. I know Bobcat has a vibratory roller that goes on a full size skid.. I was thinking the same for the mini. Would have to be at least 5-6k lbs force to be worthwhile.e
     
  5. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    Again depending on the size of your mini, there are certainly bigger ones, but perhaps to heavy or needing too much hydraul for a non-full-size skid steer.
     

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