30 April 2008

Jake's 300 ton capacity 2002 American 9490 truck crane on a Pierce carrier with 350 feet of 92H High Lift boom dismantling a tower crane in Las Vegas. The 9490 was set with 140,000 pounds of counterweight and a front outrigger jack. At the 130 foot pick point radius the maximum capacity available in this configuration was approximately 30,000 pounds. The Sierra Equipment Comedil CTT 331-16 HD23, on around 280 feet of tower, was working on the Metropolitan job close to the ConExpo exhibition site.

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