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Model # KIT61003

196 CC 6.5 HP EPA Engine Walk Behind soil Dirt Vibratory Plate Compactor Rammer

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  • Powerful 6.5 HP 4-stroke engine provides reliable performance
  • Versatile use for compaction of pavements, landscapes, and more
  • Foldable wheels provide easy mobility
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About This Product

Have you ever thought about doing the yard project by yourself. The stark Vibratory Plate Compactor with Water Tank is a great tool for individuals working on landscaping projects. Its robust design features a 6.5 HP 4-stroke gasoline engine to deliver 2360 lbs. of impact force.


  • A perfect combination of practicality and performance, provides durable products for both the typical homeowner and professional contractor
  • Can be used in multiple jobs such as working on paving, landscaping, sidewalk, patio project, providing professional results
  • Ideally used for finishing asphalt, sand, and sloped surfaces while working within narrow confined areas
  • Fold-up transport wheels are attached and able to be used anytime from anywhere on the jobsite
  • Vibratory plate compactor model delivers powerful blows per minute courtesy of its 7.0HP engine, making it ideal for residential paving projects
  • Versatile equipment ideal for compaction of interlocking paving stones, trenches, landscaping and maintenance
  • Recoil ignition for easy, consistent starting
  • Color: Yellow/Black
  • Engine Type: Forced Air -Cooled, 4 -Stroke Gasoline Engine
  • Power: 4.1kw / 7.0HP
  • Displacement: 196cc
  • Fuel Tank: Gasoline;Start Type: Recoil
  • Adjustable Throttle: Yes
  • Effective Base Area: 20" x 14"; Climb Ability: 0-20 Degrees;Impact Force: 2360lbs
  • Vibrations Frequency: 5000 RPM; Impact Force: 12KN; Travel Speed: 66 feet/minute
  • Compaction Depth: 11.81" (30cm)
  • Compliant: CARB and EPA
  • Overall Dimension: 15" x 20" x 47"
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Product Information

Internet # 319148546

Model # KIT61003



Plate depth (in.)


Plate Width (in.)



Blows per Minute (BPM)


Compacting Force (lb.)


Engine Displacement (cc)


Engine Make

OEM Branded Engine

Engine Torque (ft.-lb.)


Engine Type

Forced Air -Cooled, 4 -Stroke Gasoline Engine

Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)

1 gal (US)

Gas or Electric


Horsepower (HP)

6.5 hp

Power Type






Start Type

Recoil Start

Questions & Answers

Q:Why is the brand called Stark USA when the product is made in China? This is deceptive.
by|Jul 3, 2023
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Q:What kind of engine oil does it take ? And what oil to use in vibrating unit
by|Jun 14, 2023
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A:  Hi Thanks for your question, regular engine oil 5W-30. VIBRATING unit is already have oil.

by|Jun 14, 2023
    Q:Is there a water tank kit available .
    by|Jul 23, 2022
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    A:  61003 No water tank

    by|Jul 25, 2022
      Q:how much does this weigh?
      by|Mar 23, 2022
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      A:  It is probably about 60-70 Lbs. I never weighed it, but it ain’t easy to pick up. Luckily it has wheels to move it.

      by|Nov 26, 2022
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      Customer Reviews

      4.1 out of 5

      • 4.1 out of 22 reviews
      • 67% recommend this product
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      Not that great
      Starts evry time but leaks oil out of the belt motor
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      Couldn’t get it started. Ended up returning it.
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      It functions, which is the only reason it gets two stars
      It works, BUT I took the first one back because it was missing parts. The box with everything but the engine looked like someone poured it into the box and immediately I noticed that the large lock nut and washer were missing. Figured it was a return, so I boxed it back up and returned it, ordered another this time delivered to my home. The second one was packaged even worse. Also missing the washer for the handle bolt, but I happened to have one that works. No assembly instructions included so I had to feel my way through it. FINALLY found some crappy assembly instructions online and verified that the extra parts I have are not needed. No oil included in spite of needing to add oil to the engine and the vibrating unit. Which is odd since there were oil stains on all boxes for both orders. Nowhere in the instructions does it tell you that you need to add oil to the vibrating unit. Oh, and the throttle assembly on this thing is absolute crap. But it runs, and it compacts soil.
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      Love this compactor. Starts every time and is easy to...
      Love this compactor. Starts every time and is easy to steer. Great value. I’d totally buy it again if I need to.
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      Great buy for the money
      I have read several reviews and was a little concerned from what I read. However, after receiving this product, I am happy with my purchase. The instructions were sometimes laughable and not easily read as the terminology is not what one would expect. I was able to put it together quickly with little difficulty and feel that anyone with the slightest mechanical aptitude can surely put this together with very few issues. Once I added the oil and gas, the engine started on the first pull. I ran it around the side yard a couple of times and was happy with its performance.
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        4 found this review helpful
        the above item is very productive....
        the above item is very productive.
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        2 found this review helpful
        it is a good product for the money, we...
        it is a good product for the money, we won’t use it much so this works for us.
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