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Gehl - RS6-42 GEN:2 Telehandlers

Jobsites demand superior performance, and that's what the RS Series Telescopic Handlers provide. Lifting up to 12,000 pounds (RS12-42) with lift heights up to 55 feet (RS10-55), these machines provide the extra working capacity without sacrificing the comfort and features expected in the RS Series Telescopic Handlers.

Features & Benefits

Boom tip

Boom tip lift hook option is now available as a factory-installed option or field installed option.


44 cubic-foot cab enclosure provides optimal leg room and a spacious operating environment.


FOPS is completely welded into the ROPS, providing better visibility when placing a load.


Strong frame with reinforced C-channels performs well under heavy lifting conditions.


Frame levelling feature adjusts 10-degrees to the left and right, enhancing performance on uneven terrain.


Three steering modes – 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab – enhance maneuverability and are easily changed by the flip of a switch.

Remote boom control

Remote Boom Control can raise/lower and extend/retract the boom, as well as start/stop the engine from the work platform or outside the cab.


Engine shutdown protection feature allows 30-seconds of run time for moving the unit to a safe location for loading or repair. Dana three-speed power-shift transmission is easy to maintain.


Dual-function, pilot-assisted joystick is standard equipment. Optional tri-function, pilot-assisted joystick allows the operator to set variable tilt and auxiliary function speeds.


Over-sized front cover provides easy access to the hydraulic reservoir and hydraulic pressure ports for service and testing. Side-mounted fuel tank with battery access and an additional storage compartment.


Key Specifications
Rated Lift Capacity 6,600 lbs. (2994 kg)
Gross Power 120 hp (89 kW)
Maximum Lift Height 42' 0" (12.8 m)
Approximate Weight 22,000 lbs. (9979 kg)

Company Info

PO Box 179
One Gehl Way
West Bend, WI
US, 53095


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