Upright Rammers

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Master Hire’s upright rammers, also known as a wacker packer or jumping jack are ideal for compacting cohesive soil inside trenches, excavations and footings. These units are available in fuel efficient 2 stroke, 4 stroke or diesel versions. Our upright rammers operate by driving a large foot (280 x 335mm) up and down onto the ground up to 700 times per minute. These narrow machines use this high impact force to compact the ground. With a high percussion rate and a heavy impact with each stroke, they offer a deeper compaction depth compared to a vibrating plate compactor. 

Trenches and other restricted spaces are the ideal application for our heavy duty ramming compactors and they can be used by landscapers, builders or DIY handypersons. All our upright rammers are fitted with built in shock absorbers, lifting points and are easy to start and operate. Depending on the make and model, they can weigh between 60-90kg.

Product training and guidance

Our upright rammers are easy to use and Master Hire’s free customer hand over includes a thorough walkthrough and training to ensure you can operate the machine confidently and safely at all times.

Delivery and Pick Up

Master Hire offers convenient delivery and pick up options. Speak to our team for delivery rates which may vary depending on location. For more information, or to enquire about our hire rates, contact Master Hire 1300 107 107.

For your safety, convenience and WHS obligations, user manuals and hazard assessments are available for a range of equipment.

Product Documents

These specifications are a guide only based on the supplier’s specifications.

Wacker BS 600 Wacker BS60-2i Wacker BS60-4s Wacker DS70
Engine Type 280mm 280mm 280mm 280mm
Weight Petrol 2-Stroke Petrol Diesel
Base Plate Width 62kg 66kg 71kg 83kg
Overall Height 1000mm 965mm 965mm 1000mm
Overall Width 358mm 343mm 343mm 370mm