Gehl RS8-44 GEN:2

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RS8-44 Gen:2 Telescopic Handler

The model RS8-44 GEN:2 is built with high quality components, which enhance performance on all levels.

  • Boom tip lift hook option is now available as a factory-installed option or field installed option.
  • Proven welded box-section boom design makes the boom stronger than competitive models.
  • Well-thought-out cylinder design provides one of the fastest cycle times in the industry.
  • Strong frame with reinforced C-channels performs well under heavy lifting conditions.
  • Frame leveling feature adjusts 10-degrees to the left and right, enhancing performance on uneven terrain.
  • Internal wet disc brakes provide excellent stopping ability and long life.
  • Dual-element air filter protects the engine from airborne contaminants, increasing engine performance and longevity.


Manufacturer Cummins
Model QSF 3.8 Tier IV
Power  120 hp
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Speed 2500 rpm
Transmission Dana 3-speed Powershift
Maximum Travel Speed 19.6 mph
Selective Steering 4-Wheel
Brakes 4-Wheel Hydraulically Actuated Internal Wet-Disc Brake
Parking Brake Spring-Applied, Hydraulic Release (SAHR) on Front Axle
Axle Manufacturer Dana
Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity  41.5 gpm
System Pressure  3000 psi
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity  45 gal.
General Specifications  
Approximate Weight 23,500 lbs.
Length - Less Forks 19'10"
Width 8'0"
Ground Clearance 16"
Wheelbase 10'0"
Turning Radius 13'8"
Overall Height 7'10"
Frame Leveling ±10°
Fuel Capacity 47 gal.
Tire Options  
13.00 x 24/12 PR  
13.00 x 24/12 PR Foam-Filled  
13.00 x 24/12 PR - Rock  
13.00 x 24 Solid Rubber