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JLG 1255

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Product Information

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Product Drive:4wd
Fuel Type:Diesel
Platform Height:55'
Working Height:61'
Tires:Foam Filled

The JLG 1255 is a heavy-duty telehandler that allows for transportation of massive loads. Additionally, the machine is built with operator comfort in mind. This means the cab is spacious and the controls are intuitive and easy. It can lift loads of 5000 pounds up to 55 feet in the air. Combined with stabilizers and great visibility, this machine is a great one to have whenever you need to lift something heavy.

Spec Sheet


Applications of the JLG 1255

The JLG 1255 is a top tier choice when it comes to transporting heavy loads. While it can handle up to 5,000 pounds at it maximum height of 55 feet, it can also transport up to an incredible 12,000 pounds with more limited range. This massive lift capacity places the JLG 1255 among the best in class when it comes to transporting heavy machinery, oversized loads, or anything else that requires a big help.

Additionally, this machine takes great care to ensure the comfort of the operator. Consequently, it is one of the most accessible lifts available. The cab sports a wide range of vision with little obstruction, along with an easy to use control scheme. This makes driving the JLG 1255 easy as can be. Additionally, a spacious cab, complete with an armrest for use during steering makes driving this lift on of the more comfortable experiences you will find in this field.

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JLG 1255 Specifications at a Glance

The JLG 1255 offers:

  • 12,000 lb. maximum lift capacity
  • 55 ft. maximum lift height
  • 42 ft. maximum reach
  • Stabil-Trak rear axle stabilization
  • Intuitive single joystick and integrated armrest


Drawbar Pull 25400 lb / 11521.25 kg
Frame Leveling 10 Degrees
Load Center 2 ft / 0.61 m
Maximum Lift Capacity 12000 lb / 5443.11 kg
Outriggers Up Max Lift Height 55 ft / 16.76 m
Outriggers Up Max Forward Reach 42 ft / 12.8 m
Lift Capacity at Full Height 5000 lb / 2267.96 kg
Lift Capacity at Max Reach 3500 lb / 1587.57 kg
Maximum Reach 42 ft / 12.8 m
Maximum Lift Height 55 ft / 16.76 m
Speed – Maximum Telescope In 15 sec.
Outside Turning Radius 14 ft / 4.27 m
Speed – Maximum Lift 16 sec.
Speed – Maximum Lower 13 sec.
Outriggers or Stabilizers Yes
Speed – Maximum Telescope Out 18 sec.
Speed – Maximum Travel 20 mph / 32.19 km/h


Dimensional Data
Ground Clearance 1 ft 6 in. / 0.46 m
Machine Height 8 ft 4 in. / 2.54 m
Machine Length 20 ft 1 in. / 6.12 m
Machine Width 8 ft 5 in. / 2.56 m
Tire Size 400/75-28
Wheelbase 11 ft 6 in. / 3.49 m


Power Source
Capacity – Fuel Tank 38.3 gal. / 144.98 L
Engine Horsepower 130 hp / 96.98 kW
Engine Manufacturer Cummins
Engine Model QSF3.8L Tier 4 Final
Maximum Engine RPM 2500 rpm


Axle-Front High Bias, Limited Slip
Axle-Rear Planetary
Operating Vehicle Weight 33960 lb / 15404 kg
Transmission – Nr Forward Gears Standard 4
Transmission – Nr Reverse Gears 3
Transmission Type Powershift


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