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1255

JLG® Telehandler

Key Specs

  • Maximum Lift Capacity: 12000 lb / 5443.11 kg
  • Outriggers Up Max Lift Height: 55 ft / 16.76 m
  • Maximum Lift Height: 55 ft / 16.76 m
  • Maximum Reach: 42 ft / 12.8 m
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Key Features

  • Enhanced operator comfort—spacious cab, intuitive single joystick and integrated arm rest
  • Maximum serviceability— extended service intervals, easy-to-access parts and durable components for less overall maintenance
  • Greater operator confidence— better visibility, Stabil-Trak rear axle stabilization, precision gravity lowering system, optional reverse sensing system and reversing camera
  • Increased versatility—wide range of attachment options
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Performance
Drawbar Pull25400 lb / 11521.25 kg
Frame Leveling10 Degrees
Load Center2 ft / 0.61 m
Maximum Lift Capacity12000 lb / 5443.11 kg
Outriggers Up Max Lift Height55 ft / 16.76 m
Outriggers Up Max Forward Reach42 ft / 12.8 m
Lift Capacity at Full Height5000 lb / 2267.96 kg
Lift Capacity at Max Reach3500 lb / 1587.57 kg
Maximum Reach42 ft / 12.8 m
Maximum Lift Height55 ft / 16.76 m
Outriggers or StabilizersYes
Outside Turning Radius14 ft / 4.27 m
Speed - Maximum Lift16 sec.
Speed - Maximum Lower13 sec.
Speed - Maximum Telescope In15 sec.
Speed - Maximum Telescope Out18 sec.
Speed - Maximum Travel20 mph / 32.19 km/h

Dimensional Data
Ground Clearance1 ft 6 in. / 0.46 m
Machine Height8 ft 4 in. / 2.54 m
Machine Length20 ft 1 in. / 6.12 m
Machine Width8 ft 5 in. / 2.56 m
Tire Size400/75-28
Wheelbase11 ft 6 in. / 3.49 m

Power Source
Capacity - Fuel Tank38.3 gal. / 144.98 L
Engine Horsepower130 hp / 96.98 kW
Engine ManufacturerCummins
Engine ModelQSF3.8L Tier 4 Final
Maximum Engine RPM2500 rpm

General
Axle-FrontHigh Bias, Limited Slip
Axle-RearPlanetary
Operating Vehicle Weight33960 lb / 15404 kg
Transmission - Nr Forward Gears Standard4
Transmission - Nr Reverse Gears3
Transmission TypePowershift

  • Enhanced operator comfort—spacious cab, intuitive single joystick and integrated arm rest
  • Maximum serviceability— extended service intervals, easy-to-access parts and durable components for less overall maintenance
  • Greater operator confidence— better visibility, Stabil-Trak rear axle stabilization, precision gravity lowering system, optional reverse sensing system and reversing camera
  • Increased versatility—wide range of attachment options
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    Standard Carriage
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    Side-Tilt Carriage
  • JLG Work Platform
    Fork-Mounted Work Platform
  • JLG Swing Carriage
    Swing Carriage
  • JLG Lifting Hook
    Lifting Hook
  • Dual Fork Positioning Carriage
    Dual Fork Positioning Carriage
  • Pipe Grapple
    Pipe Grapple
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    Pallet Forks
  • JLG Lumber Forks
    Lumber Forks
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    Sheet Material Handler
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    Cubing Forks
  • Fork-Mounted Extendable Truss
  • JLG Material Bucket
    Material Buckets
  • JLG Truss Boom Winch
    Truss Boom
  • JLG Tower
    Tower
  • Coupler-Mounted Lifting Hook
    Coupler-Mounted Lifting Hook

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Attachments
  • JLG Standard Carriage
    Standard Carriage
  • Side Shift Carriage
    Side-Shift Carriage
  • JLG Side Tilt Carriage
    Side-Tilt Carriage
  • JLG Work Platform
    Fork-Mounted Work Platform
  • JLG Swing Carriage
    Swing Carriage
  • JLG Lifting Hook
    Lifting Hook
  • Dual Fork Positioning Carriage
    Dual Fork Positioning Carriage
  • Pipe Grapple
    Pipe Grapple
  • JLG Pallet Forks
    Pallet Forks
  • JLG Lumber Forks
    Lumber Forks
  • Sheet Material Handler
    Sheet Material Handler
  • JLG Cubing Forks
    Cubing Forks
  • Fork-Mounted Extendable Truss
  • JLG Material Bucket
    Material Buckets
  • JLG Truss Boom Winch
    Truss Boom
  • JLG Tower
    Tower
  • Coupler-Mounted Lifting Hook
    Coupler-Mounted Lifting Hook
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    Literature

    Find and download the JLG resources you need in our Media Library.

    Warranty

    Learn about our warranty program, file a claim and access registration forms.

    Parts & Services

    Get the replacement parts and service you need quickly.

    Heavy Equipment Financing with JLG Financial

    We offer both rental fleet and retail financing for all heavy equipment purchases, new or used

    Safety

    Essential safety, product and training information for JLG equipment.
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