plate compactor

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by old panhead, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. old panhead

    old panhead LawnSite Member
    from bear de
    Messages: 26

    what is the average price for a good reliable plate compactor? make and model if possible. thanks guys.
  2. Mike's LawnCare Landscape

    Mike's LawnCare Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    WACKER WP-1550 Plate Compactor Is one that we got .
    I think we paid around $1200 new but thats been a few years back !!
    but there a few used ones on Ebay now arond $700 to $800
  3. chevytrucks84

    chevytrucks84 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    I bought a new wacker VP1550 last year for 1500.00 with a honda engine and it has been flawless
  4. Summit L & D

    Summit L & D LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 269

    Call some rental yards. Picasso recommended that route for me, and it paid off. Two days ago I bought a Mikasa for a little less than $500.00. It is about for 3 years old and in perfect running condition.
  5. ford550

    ford550 LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 221

    Our Wacker BU3050 (7000 cf) reversibles cost $5,500 each. The mercedes of the plate compacting world.

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