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


Specific to model 285A-GR...
  • Model 285G-HD Drum Holder has 2 web straps and ratchets to secure drum
  • ONLY for a ribbed 55-gallon (210 liter) steel drum
  • Pull chain manual drum tilt control to rotate drum 360o forward and back to dispense into vat, hopper or mixer
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 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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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.

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OPTION: FACTORY INSTALLED Load Binder Chains on NEW model 185A-GR or 285A-GR

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