Used Snorkel Straight Boom Lifts For Sale


If you were to take a tour of construction sites from Canada all the way down to South America, you would see quite a lot of machines by Snorkel. Buying a used Snorkel straight boom lift for sale is a pretty economical choice if you work in Canada, South America, or North America. They are affordable, reliable, and fully capable of getting the job done.

You will find plenty of used Snorkel boom lifts for sale available on the National Lift Equipment website. Straight, or telescopic, boom lifts are some of the most widely used pieces of construction equipment. Snorkels “T”  line of boom lifts combine safety features and impressive speed capabilities to make for some very competitive models.

Some Standard Snorkel Features

Most telescopic man lifts from Snorkel share the same features, especially those that are part of the “T” series. For example, they all have the Snorkel Guard, which is a special secondary guarding that keeps workers safe even at great heights. They all feature oscillating axles, four wheel drive, tilt arms, motion alarms, horns, emergency DC power, and are all ANSI compliant.

Snorkel does cut back on the some of the excessive bells and whistles you’ll find on the most popular cherry pickers on the market. That doesn’t mean they are any less capable than those models. It simply means you’re going to save money instead of paying for features that aren’t absolutely necessary.

That’s not to say they don’t have some impressive optional features of their own. There is an AC generator option. As a matter of fact, there are three generator options. They are capable of generating AC power between 2.5 and 10 kW while operating. There are also non-marking tires, tow kit, dual fuel options, cold weather packages, and plenty more.
National Lift has access to many options of used Snorkel straight boom lifts for sale including;

A Look At Their Top Models

Although National Lift offers many options of used Snorkel straight boom lift for sale some models are more popular than others. The 400S and 400SJ are two of their top models. For the most part, these two models are the same. The only major difference is that the SJ variation is the jib model. It has an impressive 6’6″ jib with 135 degrees of rotation capable. Aside from that, the specs for the two machines are mostly identical.

Without the jib, the 400S has a working height of 46 feet, which is 6 feet more than the platform height of 40 feet. The SJ, on the other hand, has a platform height of 46 feet and a working height of 52 feet at maximum.

The weight capacity for both models is 600 pounds. That’s pretty impressive compared to most other models on the market with a similar outreach and working height. The average is around 500 pounds, which puts these slightly ahead of the competition.

The maximum drive speed of the aerial lift is 3.5 miles while stowed. When elevated that speed is cut down to 0.75 miles.

Find Them All At NLEQ

You can find these used Snorkel straight boom lifts for sale on our National Lift Equipment website. The same goes for many of the other models manufactured by Snorkel.

A straight boom lift, also referred to as a telescoping boom lift, is a heavy-duty machine designed for carrying workers, tools, and materials to high elevations in a variety of industrial settings, including construction, telecom, and upkeep. It features a straight, telescoping boom that reaches upward and outward to provide a sturdy platform for builders to complete their duties.

Telescopic aerial platforms come in various sizes and capacities, with working heights that can elevate 90 to 150 feet or higher. They also feature a continuous 360-degree turntable rotation and a robust hydraulic system which allows for smooth and controlled movement even at full height.

These versatile lifts are equipped with a range of safety features to ensure that workers are protected while they complete their work. They include guardrails, stabilizers, emergency lowering systems, platform capacity sensors, and overload protection.

Telescoping boom lifts are commonly used in the construction industry for work such as painting, facility upkeep, sign installation, and HVAC maintenance. But, they are also used in telecommunications, energy, and other industries for a variety of applications that require elevated access. Whether you’re a building manager or a maintenance professional, a straight aerial lift is an investment that may provide long-lasting value for your operations.