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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 1 to 4 weeks depending on stock, contact HOF for a current lead time.





  • 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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