Ford F-550 4×4 Steel Body

Articulated Telescopic

Working Height: 51.83 ft (15.54 m)

Horizontal Reach: 30.75 ft (9.14 m)

Platform Capacity: 400 lbs (181.44 kg)

Jib Capacity: 1,000 lbs (454 kg)

Best in class payload due to smarter, lightweight aerial lift design

• Unprecedented Lineman Protection at the Platform

• Ease of Maintenance: Non-lube bearings, open center system


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Articulated Telescopic

Product Overview

Working Height
51.83 ft (15.54 m)
Horizontal Reach
30.75 ft (9.14 m)
Platform Capacity
400 lbs (181.44 kg)
Material Handling
Available subject to prior sale
Sales Representative
Michael C. O’Flaherty
Retail Price
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Bucket truck for Sale – VERSALIFT VST-47-MHI, insulated 47 ft. 4 in. (14.4 m) articulating, telescopic aerial platform lift, 52 ft. 4 in. (16.0 m) working height with a horizontal reach of 30 ft. 9 in. (9.4) and to include the following items:

  • Standard platform capacity of 400 lbs
  • VERSALIFT TruGuard™ dielectric isolating system with right hand single stick control. All control handles are isolated and tested per ANSI A92.2. The high resistive dielectric system is protected from direct environmental and job related contamination. TruGuard™ technology incorporates the use of full hydraulic controls with durable metal handles and linkages.
  • Hydraulic platform rotator.
  • Hydraulic dual arm articulating jib pole and winch package for up to 1,000 lbs. (454 kg.) capacity, including insulated jib pole
  • 360o continuous rotation including slip rings
  • Six GPM (22.7 lpm) open center hydraulic system with a 3000 psi (210 kg/cm²) operating pressure
  • Side mounted telescopic upper boom allows low stowing of platform. Fiberglass inner boom and patented ELECTROGUARD provide insulation gap of 41 inches (1.0 m) fully retracted meeting ANSI A92.2 requirements for Category C 46KV and below.
  • Chassis insulating system (fiberglass lower boom insert) providing 12 in. (0.305 m) insulation gap and including accommodations to bridge insulation gap for testing per ANSI A92.2
  • ELECTROGUARD and inner boom finished with white urethane paint over a white gel coat.
  • Non-lube bearings used throughout.
  • One set of hydraulic tool outlets with pressure limit valve. Valve can be adjusted from 1000 to 2500 psi.
  • Sub frame mounted main A-frame outriggers with pivot feet, two control valves, and a selector valve.
  • Auxiliary independent narrow knock down A Frame outriggers with pivot feet
  • Outrigger boom interlock system for main and auxiliary outriggers
  • Integral reservoir with a 17-gallon (64.4 l) capacity and dual sight gauges.
  • Side mounted closed heavy-duty one-step 24 in. X 30 in. X 42 in. (0.61m X 0.76m X 1.07m) fiberglass platform including platform liner and vinyl cover.
  • Individual full pressure controls at the turret actuate all boom functions and is equipped with a selector valve to override upper controls
  • 12 volt DC backup pump providing power to all boom functions.
  • Automatic throttle control.
  • Auto boom latch for mounting on inner boom. The rotary auto boom latch works off the lift hydraulic pressure to open and close.
  • Standard white urethane paint
  • Safety harness and lanyard
  • Two operator manuals and service manuals

Cab and chassis to the following specifications:

  • Ford F-550 4×4 cab and chassis with a CA of 84”
  • GVWR: 19,500 lbs payload plus upgrade package.
  • 7L 4V OHV Power Stroke V8 turbo diesel engine
  • TorqShift 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Snow plow prep package including dual alternators (Total 332-Amps)
  • 88 limited slip axle.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Engine block heater
  • 225/70Rx19.5G BSW max traction tires.
  • Radio: AM/FM stereo includes 4 speakers.
  • HD vinyl 40/20/40 slit bench seat
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Operator Commanded Regeneration (OCR)
  • Rear view camera and prep kit
  • Painted Oxford White.

Steel Body 132” long x 40/48” high x 94” wide service body including the following:

  • 30 inch tread plate platform extension
  • LED lighting package installed in tail shelf with additional cutouts for strobe lights
  • Cable access step at rear and side access.
  • Two (2) chrome grab handles at side access and two (2) pool type grab handles for rear tail shelf.
  • Wheel chock storage with pendulum retainers and outrigger pad holders.
  • Master door lock hook and loop system on each door with two (2) spring loaded door handles. Excludes 1st vertical curbside
  • Grey Zolatone paint on the interior of compartments
  • 48” High Street side compartments as follows
  • 1st Vertical: Two (2) adjustable shelves with dividers and cutout for outrigger
  • 2nd Vertical: Two (2) adjustable shelves with dividers
  • Horizontal: One (1) removable shelf with dividers
  • Rear Vertical: Two (2) adjustable shelves with dividers
  • Hot stick shelf with rear access door.
  • 40” High Curbside compartments as follows
  • 1st Vertical: Two (2) adjustable shelves with dividers and cutout for outrigger
  • 2nd Vertical: Gripstrut access steps to bed area with removable composite side gate.
  • Horizontal: One (1) adjustable shelf with dividers
  • Rear Vertical: Five (5) fixed material hooks 1-3-1

Installation to include the following:

  • Install VERSALIFT VST-47-MHI, mounting hardware, PTO and pump.
  • Install Dakota service body and accessories.
  • Install combo pintle hitch, D rings and 7 prong trailer connector.
  • Install two (2) amber strobe lights in tail shelf and two (2) strobe lights in front grill.
  • Install grounding kit, park brake interlock system, back up alarm and mud flaps.
  • Supply outrigger pads, wheel chocks, fire extinguisher, and 3 piece triangle reflector kit.
  • Test ride completed unit for one (1) hour.
  • Test and certify per ANSI A92.2