Is Genie or Skyjack better?
Genie and Skyjack both have good reputations for manufacturing solid and reliable equipment. Choosing between the two can be a difficult matter, and really comes down to your precise needs as an owner.
Genie has a reputation in the market place for being a slightly more stable platform. Genie offers a wide range of models, and a wide range of options within those models. It also has a reputation for durability and reliability and offers a comprehensive five-year warranty.
Skyjack markets its products as being simple in design, and easy to maintain with ordinary tools. Skyjack also has a reputation for being easier to handle on rough ground, and for making equipment that is easier to maneuver in tight places.
Genie offers regular safety bulletins for customers. Skyjack has a comprehensive training program.
How much does a Genie boom lift weight?
Genie boom lifts come in a variety of weights. Telescoping boom lifts tend to be heavier than articulated boom lifts of similar height. The lightest Genie boom lift is the Z33/18, a 38 foot articulated boom lift with a weight of 8,094 lbs. The heaviest Genie boom lift is the SX-180, a 186 foot telescoping boom lift with a weight of 55,000 lbs.
How much does a 60 ft Genie boom lift weigh?
The Genie Z-60 models are articulated boom lifts that are able to reach heights just over 65 feet. The electrically powered Z-60 DC weighs 16,640 lbs. The diesel powered Z-60 FE weighs 17,140 lbs. The Genie S-60 family of telescoping booms, including the S-60 HF, S-60 J, S-60 XC and S-60 TraX are able to reach heights of 66 feet. Their weights range from 16,650 lbs. for the S-60 J to 26,840 lbs. for the S-60 TraX.
How high does a Genie Boom Lift go?
The highest reaching Genie articulated boom is the ZX-135/70, which has a working height of 141 feet. The highest reaching Genie telescoping boom is the SX-180, which has a working height of 186 feet.
How long do Genie lifts last?
With proper preventive maintenance and regular servicing, a Genie lift boom should last for decades. Genie offers an extensive on-line library of videos and texts about maintenance and safety designed to help you get the most out of your equipment, and to ensure it lasts.
Genie recommends a regular analysis of how equipment is actually being used in the field, along with maintenance, to determine which parts routinely hold up, and which need frequent servicing. Careful tracking of the equipment along with regular maintenance can extend its life expectancy and resale value.
Where are Genie Boom Lifts Made?
Genie was founded in 1966 in Washington State by Bud Bushnell. Genie eventually established headquarters in Redmond, Washington, and still maintains factories there, even though the company was sold to Terex Corporation in 2002. Genie also has manufacturing plants in China, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
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