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Used Propane Forklifts

Propane forklifts are very common and cost effective since they run on inexpensive propane. A propane tank will need to be purchased with this unit, but this is much less expensive than buying a charging system for an electric forklift. Propane forklifts produce minimal fumes, so they are safe to use indoors. Our used propane forklifts are in great working condition. ASI makes sure to clean and inspect every propane forklift prior to shipment. Used propane forklifts are in stock at ASI from a variety of manufacturers including Nissan, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Yale Veracior, Komatsu, and Clark. Call us today for a free quote on used forklifts.

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Of the internal combustion types of forklifts, only propane can be used indoors as they create very few emissions. It is still recommended that propane lifts are used in well ventilated areas because they do emit small amounts of fumes. Gas and Diesel powered forklifts cannot be used indoors with low ceilings because they produce more emissions.

Although electric forklifts are less expensive to operate than internal combustion, batteries can be very expensive to replace. If purchasing a used electric forklift, make sure to get the hours of usage on the forklift to determine approximately how much life the battery has left. When an internal combustion powered forklift runs out of fuel, it typically takes 5-10 minutes to refuel, whereas electric can take up to 8 hours.

Why buy a used forklift over a new one? Used forklifts are typically about half the cost of buying a new one, so there are certain factors you should keep in mind when making this consideration. Ask the buyer how many hours the forklift has been used, which is a more important factor than the model year. You also want to look over the maintenance records to see if it has been serviced on a regular schedule, and if any major parts were replaced.

ASI does something uncommon for its customers. We provide a 30-day ASI guarantee on all used forklifts to ensure the customer’s satisfaction. If something is not operating correctly on the used forklift in the first 30 days, it can be sent back for a full refund (less a trial fee). All of our used forklifts can also be looked at on our website or viewed in person at our facility in East Providence, RI.