The new mid-size R440HC percussion rammer from MBW Inc., Slinger, Wis., is powered by a 3-hp Honda four-cycle engine with diaphragm carburetion and has an 11-in. x 13-in. shoe. This 142-lb rammer features a low center of gravity, noise attenuating 4.6-quart fuel tank, tough four-ply steel and fiber-reinforced bellows and a cool running delivery system. The R440HC delivers up to 700 blows/minute at 3,800 lb/blow. This rammer is highly effective on all soil types and can be optionally equipped with digital tachometer, which advises operators as to whether the rammer is running within optimal performance range.