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looking for 1 ton asphalt roller

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by jim65, Mar 18, 2006.

  1. jim65

    jim65 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    im looking to buy a 1 ton roller and i cant find a dealer in my area can anyone give me some info ?
     
  2. ma5tr

    ma5tr LawnSite Member
    from toronto
    Messages: 103

    In mY opinion the only way to go when it comes to compaction is BOMAG. Quality of product is incredible and compaction is second to none.

    bomag.com
     
  3. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

  4. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    I'm going to guess sub base compaction and asphalt....

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    Would you really use that on a yard? :laugh:
     
  5. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    It's a big thing up here.There are guys that run two all day doing yards,but it can be a short season if it dries to fast.
     
  6. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,162

    It would seem to me that it would cause problems like over compaction, breaking sprinkler heads and the like. ALthough it problably would solve the problem of worm mounds.
     
  7. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    If we use alot of fill to bring a lawn up to grade more than 6" we compact in lifts with our Bomag plate compactor. It's 20" wide, great piece. It's another one of those things that you don't use everyday but if you need it, you gotta have it!
     
  8. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Ingersol Rand is another brand to look at for a roller. You will have to search around equipment auctions to find what you are after. Companies that do patching usually have 1 ton rollers or check your local municipality they may have one forsale.
     

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