Pettibone Forklifts

Using Pettibone's unique horizontally traveling boom, the T944 can move loads through building openings without having to actually move the machine. Download Data Sheet

Horizontal Transfer

Pettibone Traverse telehandlers delivers 70 inches of horizontal boom transfer. This industry-exclusive capability allows users to precisely places loads through windows and other openings without having to reposition the machine.


The T944 is powered by a 110-HP Cummins Tier 3 turbo diesel engine with full electronic control and protection.


Fully modulated Carraro Powershift transmission, with 4-speed forward and reverse with declutch, allows for safe deceleration before shifting gears.


Outboard planetary axles with oil-immersed, inboard service and parking brakes offer enhanced reliability.

Lift Cylinders

Two wide-stance, heavy-duty lift cylinders are slightly angled toward the center line of the chassis to triangulate the overall alignment. This keeps the boom centered as it elevates.

Rear Axle Stabilization

The rear axle stabilization system slows and locks the rear axle oscillation for enhanced stability as the boom is raised.

Sway Cylinder

Provides 24 degrees of fork leveling (12 degrees right and left of center).

Fork Leveling

The T944 provides automatic fork leveling without needing slave cylinders.


Achieves forward reach up to 36 feet, 1 inch and a maximum lift height of 44 feet, 6 inches.


Piston pump hydraulic system and auxiliary boom tip hydraulics give operators the flexibility to use multiple hydraulic functions at once. Single joystick, pilot operated control covers all boom functions.

Quick Connect

Easily switch between standard fork carriage and a wide range of attachments.


4-wheel drive with 2-wheel, 4-wheel and crab hydraulic power steering modes provides agility in tight spaces.

Turning Radius

Tight turning radius of 12 feet, 6 inches allows for more efficient operation.

Compact Design

Compact enough to fit under 8-foot doorway, yet still provides excellent ground clearance of 18 inches.


Standard 13.00 x 24 pneumatic tires offer 16 ply rating for durability on any terrain.

Operator Cab

Protected by ROPS/FOPS, the cab includes an entry step, adjustable suspension seat with seat belt, adjustable right-side armrest, and machine level indicator.

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