Finding the Right Drexel Forklift for Your Workplace

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By Eric Michaels

Landoll acquired the Drexel forklift line in 2003 to manufacture high-quality Swingmast lift trucks. Drexel lifts are unique in their design because they allow drivers to control the entire truck, not just the mast assembly. The basic lift truck is essentially four vehicles in one, performing as a counterbalanced truck, side loader, reach truck, and turret truck.

Popular among business owners from a diverse range of industries, and warehouses in particular, Drexel machines have been reviewed and credited with the following:

Drexel Forklift

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Specializing in the manufacture of storage aisle machines, Drexel forklifts cost anywhere from $19,000 to $25,000 used and $49,000 to $60,000 new. Here's a quick look at the primary benefits found in popular models, while comparing key features in the chart below.

Drexel forklifts on the market

Drexel comparisons table

SLT-30AC SLT-35AC SL-30AC SL-60 SL-80 SL-120 FL-60-EX R-60i4
Weight Capacity 3,000 lbs 3,500 lbs 3,000 lbs 6,000 lbs 8,000 lbs 12,000 lbs 6,000 lbs 6,000 lbs
Triple Mast Lift Height 22' 22' 22' 24' 25' 20' 19.5' 20'
Quad Mast Lift Height 26' 26' 26' N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Power Electric Electric Electric Electric Electric Electric Electric LP Gas
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