Pettibone Extendo 944B

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The 944B is powered by a 117-HP Cummins QSF3.8 Tier 4 Final diesel engine featuring electronic control and protection with SCR after-treatment.

MD3 Display

Parker IQAN-MD3 display provides instant engine and after-treatment diagnostics.


Market-proven Dana T12000 Power-shift series transmission offers three speeds, forward and reverse, and is complemented by a heavy-duty transmission cooler.


Dana 212 series inboard service 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 944B provides automatic fork leveling without needing slave cylinders.


Achieves forward reach up to 30 feet, 3 inches and a maximum lift height of 44 feet, 4 inches.


Pressure compensated 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 14 feet, 1 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

Offering unmatched visibility, the cab includes an adjustable suspension seat with seat belt, adjustable right-side armrest, and a full set of gauges for instant machine status.


Overall Height 7' 7" (231 cm) boom down
Fork Carriage 48" (122 cm) standard
Ground Clearance 18" (46 cm)
Overall Length 22' (671 cm) to fork frame
Overall Width 8' 6" (259 cm)
Pallet Forks 2 x 4 x 48" standard
Total Operating Weight 24,600 lbs (11,158 kg)
Model/Power 117 HP (87 kW) Cummins QSF3.8 Tier 4 turbo diesel with electronic control & protection and SCR aftertreatment
DEF Tank 5 gal. (19 L)
Fuel Tank 32.6 gal. (123 L)
System Pressure comp, axial piston
Features Auxiliary boom tip hydraulics
Quick disconnect for attachments
Controls Single joystick, pilot operated
Max Load Capacity 9,000 lbs (4,082 kg)
Maximum Lift Height 44' 4" (1,351 cm)
Maximum Forward Reach 30' 3" (922 cm) at 24" LC
Below Grade Reach 3' 6" (107 cm)
Maximum Travel Speed 20 mph (32 km/h)
Turning Radius 14' 1" (429 cm)
Frame 24° of leveling (12° right and left)
Rear axle stabilization system
Fits under 8' doorway
Transmission Dana T12000 Series, 3-speed Power-shift, forward & reverse; parking brake engaged transmission declutch
Axles Dana 212 Series: Inboard Service, SAHR brakes, 4-wheel drive, 45% front limited slip differential
Steering 4 wheel, 2 wheel, and crab steer
Brakes Oil-immersed inboard disc service brakes, integral park brake
Tires 13.00 x 24, 16 ply
Boom Automatic fork leveling without slave cylinders
2 wide stance, heavy-duty lift cylinders

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