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Like many other businesses, yours may require the use of bucket trucks. However, business owners' primary issue when buying bucket trucks is deciding whether to buy new or used bucket truck for sale. There are several key factors to consider when shopping for bucket service trucks for sale. However, not all bucket are the same; some have better features than others.
Ford F550 4x4 45ft Material Handler Bucket Truck
This bucket and boom trucks for sale come with a whole host of useful features, including full-pressure proportional controls. The bucket trucks feature lower controls at the turntable, with each control having an override. In addition, you can quickly start and stop the engine right from the basket.
This bucket truck comes with an excellent hydraulic system of about 2200 psi. In addition, it features an operating pressure of about 2000 psi. The Ford F550 also comes with a 10-gallon oil reservoir to keep you going throughout the day. In addition, this bucket truck features a 180-degree rotating basket.
The shear ball rotation of the Ford F550 is driven by a worm gearbox in a full enclosure. The travel height of the bucket truck has been reduced thanks to a main offset boom. This bucket truck also comes with a wide range of safety features, including harness and lanyard, conductive hoses, lower override controls, and pressure relief valves.
International 4300 60 Ft 2 Man Bucket Truck
This bucket truck is available in a wide range of versions. You can get one with a single or double person basket. In addition, it comes with the insulated and non-insulated versions. The International 4300 bucket truck features proportional controls as well as lower override controls to enhance safety. In addition, it allows you to start and stop the engine right from the basket. This bucket truck also features hydraulic basket leveling as well as joystick and lockout controls. The International 4300 also supports continuous rotation.
Advantages of Buying Used Bucket Trucks
A considerable benefit of buying used digger derricks and cranes for sale is the amount of cost savings it accrues. Although new bucket trucks may retail for more than $100,000, similar models of used bucket trucks may cost about half the price. This allows you to make significant savings that benefit your company’s bottom line.
Fewer Mechanical Problems
A common misconception held by some is used bucket trucks have more mechanical problems than new ones. The truth is used bucket trucks are not likely to have some of the mechanical issues you may see on new trucks. This occurs because of two main reasons; first, the engines of used trucks are past the break-in period. This refers to the amount of time the pistons and bearings in an engine take to set and seal properly. Secondly, many of the mechanical problems trucks experience during the first years of use have already been resolved in used trucks and more likely to occur in new trucks.
When you come to Centec Equipment for a used truck, you get a wide selection to choose from. We have an excellent selection of reconditioned used bucket trucks on the market. Contact Centec Equipment at (877) 499-2077 to explore our used forestry trucks.
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