RS6-42X Telescopic Handler

  • Rated Lift Capacity: 2994 kg
  • Gross Power: 86 kW
  • Maximum Lift Height: 12.8 m
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Performance

The model RS6-42X is built with high quality components, which enhance performance on all levels.

  • Proven welded box-section boom design makes the boom stronger than competitive models.
  • Well-thought-out cylinder design provides one of the fastest cycle times in the industry.
  • Strong frame with reinforced C-channels performs well under heavy lifting conditions.
  • Frame leveling feature adjusts 10-degrees to the left and right, enhancing performance on uneven terrain.
  • Internal wet disc brakes provide excellent stopping ability and long life.
  • Dual-element air filter protects the engine from airborne contaminants, increasing engine performance and longevity.

Operator's Cabin

The RS6-42X Telescopic Handler features spacious, modern operator stations to maximize comfort and productivity.

  • 44 cubic-foot cab enclosure provides optimal leg room and a spacious operating environment.
  • ROPS/FOPS canopy is standard equipment; ROPS/FOPS enclosed cab is optional.
  • FOPS is completely welded into the ROPS, providing better visibility when placing a load.
  • Virtually 360-degree visibility increases safety and operating accuracy.
  • Deluxe high-back seat maximizes operator comfort. Adjustable suspension seat is optional.
  • Side and rear glass is standard equipment, enhancing operator safety.

Handling

Safety and efficiency are two of the most important factors on the jobsite. The RS6-42X provides the tools to achieve both effectively.

  • Three steering modes – 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab – enhance maneuverability and are easily changed by the flip of a switch.
  • SAHR (spring-applied, hydraulic-release) parking brake is applied automatically when the engine is shut off, or by pressing a rocker switch.
Turning Radius 4.2 m

Remote Boom Control

The Remote Boom Control option allows operators to control boom and engine functions from outside the cab.

  • Remote Boom Control can raise/lower and extend/retract the boom, as well as start/stop the engine from the work platform or outside the cab.
  • Personnel Work Platform System allows the use of ANSI/ITSDF B56.6-compliant personnel work platforms for safety and efficiency.
Gehl Telehandler Remote Boom Control

Engine

Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Engine Access

The RS6-42X Telescopic Handlers provides the power to get work done effectively and efficiently.

  • Engine shutdown protection feature allows 30-seconds of run time for moving the unit to a safe location for loading or repair.
  • Dana three-speed power-shift transmission is easy to maintain.
  • Limited-slip differential in the front axle provides additional traction in muddy and unimproved surfaces.
Manufacturer John Deere
Model 4045T Tier III
Power 86 kW
Maximum Travel Speed 30.3 km/hr
Rated Speed 2,500 rpm

Hydraulics

The model RS6-42X makes no exceptions when it comes to hydraulic performance. These machines can take virtually anything.

  • Dual-function, pilot-assisted joystick is standard equipment.
  • Optional tri-function, pilot-assisted joystick allows the operator to set variable tilt and auxiliary function speeds.
  • Auto-leveling feature keeps loads level when raising/lowering the boom.
Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity 151 L/min
System Pressure 207 bar
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity 170 L
Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Hydraulics

Attachments

Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Attachment System

There is a tool for every job, and the RS6-42X can power them all. Dynattach® Quick-Attach system allows quick attachment changes with unsurpassed ease.

A Carriages – Masonry, framing and standard carriages available in different widths.
B Rotating Carriage – 1219 mm and 1676 mm wide.
C Fork Shift - 1270 mm wide.
D Personnel Work Platforms - 180° swing platform and 1219 mm x 1270 mm x 2895 mm platform.
E Swing Carriage – 90° and 180° swing.
F Log and Pipe Grapple.
G Jib Boom - 1.5 m with winch and 18.3 m cable.
H Truss Boom - 4.5 m with optional winch.

Serviceability

Plenty of access points and over-sized covers make service and maintenance on the RS6-42X a snap.

  • Over-sized front cover provides easy access to the hydraulic reservoir and hydraulic pressure ports for service and testing.
  • Side-mounted fuel tank with battery access and an additional storage compartment.
  • Lockable rear-side covers located on both sides of the machine slide out of the way to expose the engine for service.
  • Shorter hoses from main valve to boom provide neat hose routing, enhancing serviceability.
Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Service Access

Specifications

Capacities

Lift Capacity 2994 kg
Maximum Lift Height 12.8 m
Capacity at Maximum Lift Height 2994 kg
Maximum Forward Reach 8.6 m
Capacity at Maximum Forward Reach 454 kg
Maximum Reach Below Grade 356 mm

Engine

Manufacturer John Deere
Model 4045T Tier III
Power  86 kW
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Speed 2500 rpm

Components

Transmission Dana 3-speed Powershift
Maximum Travel Speed 30.3 km/hr
Selective Steering 4-Wheel
2-Wheel
Crab
Brakes 4-Wheel Hydraulically Actuated Internal Wet-Disc Brake
Parking Brake Spring-Applied, Hydraulic Release (SAHR) on Front Axle
Axle Manufacturer Dana

Hydraulics

Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity  151 L/min
System Pressure  207 bar
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity  170 L

General Specifications

Approximate Weight 9979 kg
Length - Less Forks 5.8 m
Width 2.4 m
Ground Clearance 400 mm
Wheelbase 3.0 m
Turning Radius 4.2 m
Overall Height 2.4 m
Frame Leveling ±10°
Fuel Capacity 178 L

Tire Options

13.00 x 24/12 PR
13.00 x 24/12 PR Foam-Filled
13.00 x 24/12 PR - Rock
13.00 x 24 Solid Rubber

Warranty

Gehl stands behind its products with a powerful warranty program. We know that Gehl equipment is put to the test each day, and we engineer and build our equipment to stand up to the challenges they face. To back up our commitment to quality, all Gehl equipment is backed by a twelve month warranty. An extended warranty is available for additional protection to your investment. Read more by clicking on the link to our warranty page below.

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