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Tak 230 question

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Danny Boy, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. Danny Boy

    Danny Boy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 255

    Getting bricks delivered on a B-train, heaviest pallet will be 2900 pounds, will the tak handle those from atop the trailer,stacked two high?
    I just need to get them off the truck and I know it will handle them low down.
  2. weesa20

    weesa20 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 169

    are you saying the load would be 5800lb coming off the trailer? then no- tipping load is ~4600 with rated operating capacity of ~1600...maybe if you only have to handle 2900lb at a time...but that will be pushing it, at least on paper...haven't ever tried tho.
  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,101

    2900 is no problem. I have video of 4200 pounds from a few years back.
  4. excav8ter

    excav8ter LawnSite Member
    Posts: 201

    I would be pleasantly surprised if you could lift the top pallet. Especially since it will probably 7' off the ground.
  5. Danny Boy

    Danny Boy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 255

    That is the question, Getting a b train delivery is much cheaper than a crane truck, need two loads so over 700 in savings if it will lift it...
  6. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,770

    Stand two guys on the back
  7. swanny

    swanny LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 656

    those machines will handle a 275 gallon tote filled with water without difficulty on level ground. Figure they weigh around 2300 pounds.

    I think the 7' high is a non-issue - I stack the totes all the time.
  8. Danny Boy

    Danny Boy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 255

    Well it handled it no problem, can easily lift 2900 to full height without straining, thought I would pass it on
  9. tbi

    tbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Posts: 479

    Fwiw we unloaded a flat bed load of pavers today at 3200# each with no problem.

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