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Self-propelled boom lift

The 45XA X-Boom is an articulating self-propelled boom lift that has a 51-foot (15.6 m) working height and 27 feet (8.2 m) of maximum outreach. The weight of the 45XA is less than 4,580 pounds (2,077 kg). The 45XA matches industry standards with 45 percent gradeability, 3.5 mph (5.6 km/h) drive speed and four-wheel drive capability. Hydraulic outriggers have replaced the heavy counterweights found on conventional self-propelled machines. Set-up is complete in less than 30 seconds. The 36XT is a telescopic self-propelled lift with 43 feet (13.4 m) of working height and a 32-foot (9.8m) maximum outreach.

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