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NorthStar Close-Quarters Plate Compactor — With 5.5 HP Honda GX160 Engine

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NorthStar Close-Quarters Plate Compactor — With 5.5 HP Honda GX160 Engine

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  • Produces 2,270 lbs. of compacting force
  • 65–82 feet per minute travel speed
  • 13 3/16in. x 14 3/4in. compacting plate
  • Delivers 5,700 vibrations per minute
  • 163cc Honda GX160 OHV engine with cast iron cylinder liner
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Product Summary

The NorthStar® single-direction plate compactor is ideal for smaller jobs like trenches, retaining walls and other tight areas that don't require as much compaction. Powered by a quiet 163cc Honda GX160 OHV engine with cast iron cylinder sleeve for high power and low fuel consumption.

What's Included
  • (1) Close-quarters plate compactor with Honda GX160 engine

Features + Benefits

Features for NorthStar Close-Quarters Plate Compactor — With 5.5 HP Honda GX160 Engine
  • Produces 2,270 lbs. of compacting force
  • 65–82 feet per minute travel speed
  • 13 3/16in. x 14 3/4in. compacting plate
  • Delivers 5,700 vibrations per minute
  • 163cc Honda GX160 OHV engine with cast iron cylinder liner
  • High power and low fuel consumption
  • Float-type carburetor
  • Handle moves to a vertical position for use in tight spaces
  • Includes gas tank strainer and antisplash device
  • Transistorized ignition for long-lasting use
  • Centrifugal flyweight type governor
  • 12V lighting coil
  • Overall displacement of 126cc
  • 2-year limited warranty/3-year limited warranty on Honda GX engine
Key Specs
Item# 49159
Brand NorthStar
Manufacturer's Warranty 2 Year Limit/3 Year Eng Limit
Ship Weight 172.0 lbs
Product Type Compactor
HP 5.5
Engine Type Honda GX160
Bore x Stroke (mm) 68 x 45
Rated Watts (kW) 4.1 at 3,600 RPM
Compacting Plate Dimensions L x W (in.) 13 3/16 x 14 3/4
Vibrations Per Minute (VPM) 5,700
Travel Speed (ft. per min.) 65–82
Compaction Force (lbs.) 2,270
Compaction Depth (in.) 14 (sand)
Area Capacity Per Hour (sq. ft.) 6,055
Overall Dimensions L x W x H (in.) 20 x 14 x 40
Product Weight (lbs.) 152

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Product Type Wheel kit Compactor Compactor Compactor Tamper
HP
5.5 7 5.5 5.5 4
Engine Type - Powerhorse 212cc Honda GX160 Honda GX160 Honda GXR-120
Bore x Stroke (mm) - 70 x 55 68 x 45 68 x 45 60 x 43
Rated Watts (kW)
- 4.1 at 3,600 RPM 4.1 at 3,600 RPM 4.1 at 3,600 RPM 2.7 @ 3,600 RPM
Compacting Plate Dimensions L x W (in.) - 21 1/2 x 17 7/10 13 3/16 x 14 3/4 21 1/2 x 16 5/16 11 x 13
Blows Per Minute (BPM) - - - - 680–710
Vibrations Per Minute (VPM) - 5,500 5,700 6,400 -
Travel Speed (ft. per min.) - 65 65–82 65–82 10–15
Compaction Force (lbs.) - 3,950 2,270 3,968 3,814
Compaction Depth (in.) - 20 14 (sand) 22 12
Area Capacity Per Hour (sq. ft.) - 6,706 6,055 6,706 2,200
Overall Dimensions L x W x H (in.) - 26 x 19 x 27 20 x 14 x 40 21 x 17 x 37 28 3/8 x 16 3/8 x 40 7/8
Product Weight (lbs.) - 198 152 210 160