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Super-Duty Forklift-Karrier with Spark Resistant Parts. 3-Piece drum holder.Pull chain drum tilt control. Requires 25"(63.5 cm) between forks.


Specific to model 285XMGR...
  • Forklift drum handler with Spark Resistant Parts to reduce the risk of mechanical sparking in environments with flammable or explosive materials
  • Lift, move and dispense a heavy drum with your forklift
  • Turn drum 360o in forward or back
  • Heavily reinforced 3-piece drum holder with toggle clamp to secure drum
All Forklift Attachments to Lift and Pour Drum...
  • SAFETY-CONSCIOUS Forklift Drum Handlers Eliminate DANGEROUS bare fork drum handling
  • Use Morse Forklift-Karriers to Lift, Move and Pour a drum with your forklift
  • Easy to mount forklift drum attachments onto forks
  • Require 25" (63.5 cm) between forks


Full Capacity

2500 Lb. (1135 kg)

Half-full Capacity1250 Lb. (567.5 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 information

Ship length45" (114.3 cm)
Ship width34" (86.36 cm)
Ship height24" (60.96 cm)
Ship weight350 Lb. (158.9 kg)
Ship class70
sticky note 4-digit serial numbers are simply the month & year of manufacture.
Example: 1120 is November 2020

Click a serial range to download.
Serial range
CE Declaration of Conformity - 285
Operators Manuals and Parts Diagrams

Boston Speed Reducers - XGR
Operators Manual

285XMGR Forklift-Karrier
Operators Manual and Parts Diagram

603-P Speed Reducer
Parts Diagram
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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.

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

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

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