compact telescopic handler

JCB introduced its compact telehandler series in North America in 1996 and upgraded it in 2003. Shown in this product review is the JCB 524-50 compact telescopic handler. The Savannah, Ga.-based company builds and brands nearly all of its components, including the JCB Dieselmax engine.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Generally speaking, compact telescopic handlers are divided into two different classifications. The Gehl CT5-16 telehandler represents "ground-engaging" units, and the Mustang 519 forklift represents the "pick-and-place" machines.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Generally speaking, compact telescopic handlers are divided into two different classifications. The Gehl CT5-16 telehandler represents "ground-engaging" units, and the Mustang 519 forklift represents the "pick-and-place" machines.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.