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Get the lowdown on the machines that help you get to those hard-to-reach spots.

Lawn & Landscape | January 18, 2013

Caterpillar TL 1255C
The pitch: The TL1255C is a highly versatile machine.

  • Can pick and place materials to a maximum height of 54.3 ft.
  • Offers three steering modes: 2-wheel, crab and 4-wheel steer. Steering modes are selected by a single rocker switch. Steering position sensors are fitted as standard to all steering modes to be changed while moving.
  • Provides a load capacity of 12,000 lbs.

For more information: www.cat.com


Genie GTH-5519 Telehandler

The pitch:
The Genie GTH-5519 Telehandler meets the needs of landscapers.

  • Designed with hydrostatic transmission and 4-wheel drive.
  • Three steering modes – front wheel, coordinated and crab steer.
  • Attachments available for this unit include an industrial grapple bucket and a heavy-duty multi-purpose bucket.

For more information: www.genielift.com


Manitou Compact MLT 625 Telescopic Handler

The pitch: The MLT 625 is a low-profile, super compact telescopic handler.

  • Maximum lift height of 19 ft., 3 in. and a maximum lift capacity of 5,500 lbs.
  • Overall height of 6 ft., 7 in. and a width of close to 6 ft.
  • 75-HP engine coupled with a hydraulic gear pump results in a flow rate of 24 gal. per minute at a pressure of 3,408 psi.

For more information: www.manitou.com