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Morse 290F Forklift Drum Handler

Morse 290F Forklift Drum Handler
Morse 290F
Morse 290F With Optional Camera/Monitor
Morse 6320i-P Optional Camera and Monitor
Standard Corded Hand Control & Optional Remote Control
Morse 290F Grip+GO
Morse 6172-P Grip Pads For Plastic or Fiber Drums
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The Morse 290F Forklift Drum Handler can lift, transport, and pour a drum weighing up to 1,500 LBS all from the seat of the forklift. This full featured forklift drum grabber can completely invert a drum 180 degrees making it useful for a variety of applications. Easily grab a drum from the floor, off a pallet, off a truck, or from a rack. Grip pressure is adjustable to handle steel, plastic, and fiber drums. This forklift drum dumper is self-powered via an included 12v battery (charger included) so there is no requirement to connect the unit to the forklift’s hydraulic system. Morse forklift drum handler comes standard with a hand control pendant that includes integral safety features to aid in preventing unintentional release of the drum. Optional remote control (model 6149i-P) is available. Camera and monitor option (model 6320i-P) allows forklift operator a forward view for easy pouring of drum.


The Morse 290F Forklift Drum Handler is built to order with an estimated lead time to leave the warehouse of 20 to 25 business days.





  • Handles typical 15 to 55 gallon drums that are 14" to 24" in diameter 
  • Capacity: 1,500 LBS
  • Provides up to 180 degree forward rotation of drum
  • 12V battery & charger included
  • Corded hand control pendand allows for control without leaving the forklift seat (wireless remote control optional)
  • Requires 25" between forks for a typical 24" diameter 55 gallon drum
  • Fork pockets measure 6½"W x 2½"H and are 24½" apart
  • Adjustable grip pressure
  • Meets OSHA requirements
  • High friction rubber polymer grip pads available for better handling of plastic and fiber drums (not recommend for use with plastic or fiber drum with top or cap removed)
  • All steel welded construction for years of dependable service



  • Camera & Monitor - Allows Forklift Operator A Front View When Pouring. Factory Installed - Model 6320-i-P
  • Wireless remote control - Factory or Field Installed - Models 6149i-P & 6149-P
  • Grip Pads for improved handing of plastic and fiber drums. Made of high friction rubber polymer - Model 6172XL-P



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Morse Forklift Drum Handler:
290FForklift Drum Handler1500 LBS 784 LBS $8,182.00
6320i-PCamera & Monitor - Allows Forklift Operator A Front View When Pouring20 LBS $3,204.00
6149i-PRemote Control - Factory Installed1 LBS $1,537.00
6149-PRemote Control - Field Installed1 LBS $1,455.00
6172XL-PRubber Polymer Grip Pads For Handling Non-Ribbed Steel / Plastic / Fiber Drums27 LBS $620.00

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