said by Goober:Great advice guys! This is why this forum rocks ...
Funny. The installer guy said the exact same thing in almost the exact same words when he was explaining it to us.
said by John Galt:
You don't want to use a 'tamping' machine (presuming you do)...you want to use a vibrating plate compactor.
Two different beasties...!
I agree. That's the correct terminology. I was just assuming that's what was meant. That's probably not a good thing to do since a person may go out and get the wrong thing.