Model 55D

Model 55D
Model 55D
Model 55D
Model 55D
Nominal Tree Trunk Diameter 5″ – 6″
Weight of Transplanter 12,260 lbs
 Height Closed
(for Transportation)
 11′ 10″
Width Closed
(for Transportation)
8′ 5.75″
 Nominal Root Ball Width 52″
Root Ball Depth 48″
 Root Ball Weight 3,600 lbs
Water Tank Capacity 400 gal
Oil Reservoir Capacity 45 gal
 Hydraulic Pressure Relief 3,000 psi
Hydraulic GPM Rating 20 – 22 GPM
Single Axle Truck Length 102″ – 126″
Tandem Axle Truck Length 120″
Minimum HP 275


Truck Requirements

  1. The 400 gal (1,514 L) water tank utilizes 49” (1,245 mm) of space behind the cab.
  2. The Model 55 utilizes 114” (2,896 mm) of frame from the end of the truck forward.
  3. Ground to top of frame height – 42”-44” (1,067-1,118 mm).
  4. For the Model 55 we require a rear tandem GVW Rating of at least 19,000 lbs (8,845 kg) (rear axles combined).
  5. The red line denotes Cab to Trunnion measurement or CT. The Model 55 requires a minimum CT of 120” (3,048 mm).
  6. We require a front axle suspension rating of at least 7,000 lbs (3,175 kg) for the Model 55.
  7. Remember to keep cab height in mind when looking for trucks. Generally lower cabs are preferred to minimize the crown of the tree contacting the cab of the truck. Relocating air horns and lights from the cab is advisable.

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