Pettibone Hits Peak Lift Height with Extendo 1157B Telehandler

BARAGA, MI — The Pettibone 1157B is the highest reaching telehandler in the company’s Extendo product line. Featuring industry leading hydraulics and engineered for efficient performance, the 1157B offers excellent lift capacity for a wide range of material handling jobs.

Delivering a maximum load capacity of 11,000-pounds, the Extendo 1157B provides forward reach up to 42-feet, 1-inch, and an outstanding maximum lift height of 57-feet. Single joystick, pilot operated controls allow for smooth control of all boom and auxiliary hydraulics. For operation in tight areas, the 1157B offers four wheel, two wheel and crab steering modes and has a turning radius of just 12-feet, 6-inches. The unit is exceptionally powerful, yet compact enough to fit under an 8-foot doorway.

The 1157B is powered by a fuel efficient, 117 hp Cummins QSF 3.8 Tier 4 Final turbo diesel engine, featuring electronic control and protection with SCR after treatment. A Parker IQAN-MD3 display provides instant engine and after treatment diagnostics. The machine’s fully modulated Carraro powershift transmission offers four speeds, forward and reverse. Maximum travel speed for the 1157B is 20 miles per hour.

The rugged design of the Extendo features two wide stance, heavy duty lift cylinders with innovative automatic fork and load leveling that eliminates the need for slave cylinders. To further improve load stability, the 1157B offers 24 degrees of frame sway (12 degrees left and right of center) and is equipped with a rear axle stabilization system. The unit is also outfitted with standard foam filled tires.

The operator cab is built to provide outstanding visibility at any boom position. Engineered with comfort in mind, the Extendo also comes with an adjustable suspension seat and adjustable right-side armrest. A full set of gauges provide instant machine status.

The 1157B telescopic handler comes with a variety of standard fixed and side tilt carriages from 48 to 72-inches, and several optional attachments are available — including utility buckets and pallet, lumber and block forks. Other optional equipment includes light packages, an enclosed, climate controlled cab, and several others.

Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC is part of the Pettibone, LLC Heavy Equipment Group. Founded in 1881, Pettibone has been recognized as the industry leader in material handling equipment since the company revolutionized the industry with the first forward reaching, rough terrain machines in the 1940s. For more information, call 906-353-4800 or 800-467-3884, or visit

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