2018 Gehl RS8-44 Mark74 Telescopic Handler

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RS8-44 Mark74 Telescopic Handler



Key Features
  • Rated Lift Capacity (kg): 8,000 lbs. (3629)
  • Gross Power (kW): 74 hp (55)
  • Maximum Lift Height (m): 44' 0" (13.4)
  • Maximum Forward Reach (m): 30' 5" (9.3)
  • Lift Capacity: 8,000 lb.
  • Maximum Lift Height: 44 ft. 0 in.
  • Capacity at Maximum Lift Height: 7,000 lb.
  • Maximum Forward Reach: 30 ft. 5 in.
  • Capacity at Maximum Forward Reach: 1,000 lb.
  • Maximum Reach Below Grade: 16 in.
  • Manufacturer: Cummins
  • Model: QSF 3.8 Tier IV
  • Power: 74 hp
  • Aspiration: Turbocharged
  • Rated Speed: 2500 rpm
  • Transmission: Dana 3-speed Powershift
  • Maximum Travel Speed: 19.6 mph
  • Selective Steering: 4-Wheel 2-Wheel Crab
  • 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 lb.
  • Length - Less Forks: 19 ft. 10 in.
  • Width: 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 16 in.
  • Wheelbase: 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Turning Radius: 13 ft. 8 in.
  • Overall Height: 7 ft. 10 in.
  • Frame Leveling: ±10 deg.
  • Fuel Capacity: 47 gal.
Tire Options
  • 13.00 x 24/12 PR
  • 13.00 x 24/12 PR Foam-Filled
  • 13.00 x 24 Solid Rubber
  • 13.00 x 24/12 PR - Rock
  • The model RS8-44 Mark74 is built with high quality components, which provides the performance to get the job done.
  • Boom tip lift hook option is now available as a factory-installed option or field installed option.
  • Proven welded box-section telescopic boom design maximizes material lift and placement.
  • Cylinder design provides one of the fastest cycle times in the industry.
  • Frame leveling feature adjusts 10-degrees to the left and right, for level performance on uneven terrain.
  • Internal wet disc brakes provide excellent braking and long life.
  • Dual-element air filter protects the engine from airborne contaminants, increasing engine performance and longevity.
Operator's Cabin
  • The RS8-44 Mark74 Telescopic Handler features spacious, durable operator stations to maximize comfort and productivity.
  • 44 cubic-foot cab enclosure provides optimal leg room and a spacious operating environment.
  • ROPS/FOPS canopy is standard equipment; ROPS/FOPS enclosed cab is optional.
  • Virtually 360-degree visibility increases safety and operating accuracy.
  • Deluxe high-back seat maximizes operator comfort. Adjustable suspension seat is optional.
  • Side and rear glass is standard equipment.
  • Three steering modes - 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab - enhance maneuverability and are easily changed by the flip of a switch.
  • In 4-wheel steer, the machine has a 13' 8" turning radius for machine positioning on tight job sites
Remote Boom Control
  • The Remote Boom Control or Remote Boom Control with PWP is not available on the RS8-44 Mark74.
Engine Features
  • The RS8-44 Mark74 Telescopic Handlers provides the power to get work done effectively and efficiently.
  • Dana three-speed power-shift transmission is easy to operate.
  • Limited-slip differential in the front axle provides additional traction in muddy and unimproved surfaces.
Hydraulics Features
  • The model RS8-44 Mark74 has outstanding hydraulic system and control performance.
  • Dual-function, pilot-assisted joystick is standard equipment.
  • Auto-leveling feature keeps loads level when raising/lowering the boom.
  • Optional tri-function, pilot-assisted joystick allows the operator to set fork tilt and auxiliary function speeds.
  • There is a tool for every job, and the RS8-44 Mark74 can power them all. Dynattach® Quick-Attach system allows quick attachment changes with unsurpassed ease.
  • This factory-installed option provides a secure lifting point for transporting suspended loads without the use of an additional attachment.
  • The lift capacity remains the same as a standard carriage, while the quick attachment point increases versatility and reduces downtime.
  • Over-sized front cover provides easy access to the hydraulic reservoir and hydraulic pressure ports for service and testing.
  • Plenty of access points and over-sized covers make service and maintenance on the RS8-44 Mark74 quick and efficient.
  • Side-mounted fuel tank with battery access and an additional storage compartment.
  • Lockable rear-side covers located on both sides of the machine slide out of the way to expose the engine for service.
  • Shorter hoses from main valve to boom provide neat hose routing, enhancing serviceability.



Engine Type
QSF 3.8 Tier IV
Engine Manufacturer
74 hp
Rated RPM
2500 rpm
Fuel Capacity
47 gal.


SAE Rated Operating Capacity
8,000 lb.
Max Ground Speed
19.6 mph
19 ft. 10 in.
8 ft. 0 in.
7 ft. 10 in.
23,500 lb.
10 ft. 0 in.


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