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John Deere introduces new high-lift option for 344L compact wheel loader

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August 5, 2019 by On-Site Staff


John Deere is reaching for new heights will a new high-lift option on the its 344L compact wheel loader.

Taking aim at ag material handling, general construction or landscaping and snow removal tasks, the option offers an additional 0.29 meters (12 inches) of reach compared to the standard 344L.

“The 344L High-Lift was designed to provide operators with increased hinge pin height and dump clearance,” said Grant Van Tine, product marketing manager for compact wheel loaders with John Deere Construction & Forestry, said in a release. “It’s important to provide our customers with increasingly versatile compact construction equipment to enable them to work with the variety of trucks, trailers, wagons, bins or hoppers they may encounter on any job site.”

When equipped with a quick coupler and bucket, full-turn tipping load on the 344L High-Lift is 4,700 kilograms (10,362 pounds), the company said. This lets operators to confidently lift heavy masses overhead, while utilizing the compact machine’s tighter turning radius, improved stability and additional supported lift capacity.

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