Heavy-Duty Forklift-Karrier to lift and pour a drum with your forklift. Capacity: 2000 Lb. (907 kg).


  • Lift, move and dispense a heavy drum with your forklift
  • Drum holder has 2 web straps and ratchets to secure drum
  • Handle 55-gallon (210 liter) 22.5” (57.15 cm) diameter steel drum
  • Use pull chain to manually turn drum 360o forward or backwards
  • Requires 25" (63.5 cm) between the forks


Full Capacity2000 Lb. (908 kg)

Half-full Capacity1000 Lb. (454 kg)

Half-full capacity is an indication of the capacity for an unbalanced, bottom-heavy drum. A partially full drum with an unbalanced and shifting load is harder to tilt than a full drum.

Shipping dimensions

Ship length45" (114.3 cm)
Ship width34" (86.36 cm)
Ship height24" (60.96 cm)
Ship weight214 Lb. (97.156 kg)
Ship class70
4-digit serial numbers are simply the month & year of manufacture.
Example: 1120 is November 2020

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Diameter Adapter for 18.5" to 19" (47 to 48.3 cm) diameter drum. For use only with 185G, 285G, 185GR, 285GR or 300 Series.IMPORTANT: Measure outside diameter half-way down drum, where adapter will engage.

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OPTION: Factory Installed 9" hand crank on NEW model 285A-GR. Replaces pull chain drum tilt control.

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OPTION: Factory Installed 10" diameter hand wheel on NEW model 285A-GR. Replaces pull chain drum tilt control.


Kit: Safety Chain Anchor for 285 Series. Customer to bolt on or weld to cross tube of Forklift-Karrier.

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Fully Enclosed Crate for export of 1 of 285GR Series or model 285XGR. Crate is heat treated and certified IPPC compliant.


OPTION: Factory Installed 2 Load Binder Chains on NEW 185A-GR or 285A-GR. Replaces 2 standard web straps.

California Proposition 65 Information

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including barium sulfate, cobalt, titanium dioxide, and 2-methylimidazole, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and bisphenol-A, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov