Proline's patented tampers offers easy dismantle, an extra long grip, composite handle, removable locking pin, rounded corners and edges and self-aligning base. Most important, Proline's tampers have a shock-absorbing flexible coupling to take the pressure off the shoulders of the installer. The Billy Banger hand tamper is small & lightweight yet it has Heavy-Duty construction. It can be used both horizontally & vertically. The Billy Banger's small size is perfect for tight areas and stairs.