RS9-50 GEN:3
Telescopic Handler

  • Rated Lift Capacity (kg): 9,000 lbs. (4082)
  • Gross Power (kW): 120 hp (89)
  • Maximum Lift Height (m): 50' 1" (15.3)
  • Maximum Forward Reach (m): 36' 7" (11.2)
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Max. Lifting Heigh 50' 1" (15.3 m)
Max. Capacity w/ Forks 9,000 lbs. (4,082 kg)
Capacity at Max. Height 5,000 lbs. (2,268 kg)
Max. Outreach 36' 7" (11.1 m)
Max. Forward Capacity 500 lbs. (227 kg)
Engine Brand Cummins QFS 3.8
Engine Power 120 hp (89 kW)
Engine Technology Tier IV
Transmission Dana T13000
Max. Travel Speed 20.1 mpg (32.3 km/h)
Unladen Weight 29.900 lbs. (13,562 kg)
Overall Width 8' 4" (2.53 m)
Overall Length 21' 0" (6.4 m)
Overall Height 8' 6" (2.6 m)
Outside Turning Radius 13' 11" (4.24 m)
Ground Clearance 18" (457 mm)
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 gal. (178 L)
Axle Brand Dana

Application Variety

  • Masonry
  • General Contractor
  • Roofing
  • Events 
  • Road & Bridge Construction
  • Energy - Exploration & Production


Load Placement
  • 5,000 lbs. lift to 50' 1"
  • 72" of horizontal placement at 47' lift height
  • Lift most masonry loads to four stories
  • Land 5,000 lbs. at 47' on 7th tier of scaffolding
Rough Terrain Ability
  • Great ground clearance at 18"
  • 10 degree chassis leveling left or right
  • Rear oscillating axle
  • Excellent rough terrain capabilities
  • Level machine and loads in all terrains
  • Floats over rough terrain
Attachment Variety
  • Standard Carriage & Forks
  • Rotating Carriage & Forks
  • Dual Fork Positioning Carriage & Forks
  • Rear & RH side glass
  • High boom pivot point
  • In frame mounted engine
  • Better visibility
  • Increased backup visibility
  • Increased RH side visibility
  • 3" seat belt
  • Back up light & brake light
  • Safer operations
Speed Management
  • 4 speed forward & 3 speed reverse
  • Transmission Clutch Cut-Off
  • Better safety on site
  • More power to hydraulics
Ease of Use & Ergonomics
  • Single F-N-R control
  • RH side switch placement
  • Meets different operator needs
  • Move from one RS to another


Gehl RS9-50 GEN:3

The model RS9-50 GEN:3 is built with high quality components, for long life and superior performance.

  • Land 5,000 lbs at 47' 0" high without moving the machine.
  • Additional reach of 50' 0" telescopic boom provides greater work range and material placement ability than competitive 42' 0" or 44' 0" units..
  • Boom tip lift hook option is now available as a factory-installed option or field installed option.
  • Proven welded box-section telescopic boom design maximizes material lift and placement.
  • Cylinder design provides one of the fastest cycle times in the industry.
  • Frame leveling feature adjusts 10-degrees to the left and right, for level performance on uneven terrain.
  • Internal wet disc brakes provide excellent braking and long life.
  • Dual-element air filter protects the engine from airborne contaminants, increasing engine performance and longevity.

Operator's Cabin

The RS9-50 GEN:3 Telescopic Handler features spacious, durable operator stations to maximize comfort and productivity.

  • 44 cubic-foot cab enclosure provides optimal leg room and a spacious operating environment.
  • ROPS/FOPS canopy is standard equipment; ROPS/FOPS enclosed cab is optional.
  • Virtually 360-degree visibility increases safety and operating accuracy.
  • Deluxe high-back seat maximizes operator comfort. Adjustable suspension seat is optional.
  • Side and rear glass is standard equipment.
Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Operator Cabin


Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Steering

Three steering modes – 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab – enhance maneuverability and are easily changed by the flip of a switch.

  • In 4-wheel steer, the machine has a 13' 8" turning radius for machine positioning on tight job sites..
Turning Radius (m) 13'8" (4.2)


Gehl RS8-42 Engine Access

The RS9-50 GEN:3 Telescopic Handlers provides the power to get work done effectively and efficiently.

  • Dana four-speed power-shift transmission is easy to operate.
  • Limited-slip differential in the front axle provides additional traction in muddy and unimproved surfaces.
Manufacturer Cummins
Model QSF 3.8 Tier IV
Power (kW) 120 hp (89)
Maximum Travel Speed (km/hr) 19.6 mph (31.5)
Rated Speed 2,500 rpm


The model RS9-50 GEN:3 has outstanding hydraulic system and control performance.

  • Dual-function, pilot-assisted joystick is standard equipment.
  • Optional tri-function, pilot-assisted joystick allows the operator to set fork tilt and auxiliary function speeds.
  • Boom tip auxiliary hydraulics are standard to power hydraulic operated attachments.
  • Auto-leveling feature keeps loads level when raising/lowering the boom.
Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity (L/min) 41.5 gpm (157)
System Pressure (bar) 3,000 psi (207)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity (L) 45 gal. (170)
Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Hydraulics


Gehl RS6-42 GEN:2 Telehandler Attachment System

There is a tool for every job, and the RS9-50 GEN:3 can power them all. Dynattach® Quick-Attach system allows quick attachment changes with unsurpassed ease.

A Carriages – Masonry, framing and standard carriages available in different widths.
B Rotating Carriage – 48” (1219 mm) and 66” (1676 mm) wide.
C Fork Shift - 48" (1219 mm) wide.
E Swing Carriage – 90° and 180° swing.
F Log and Pipe Grapple - 78" wide.
G Jib Boom - 5' (1.5 m) with winch and 60' (18.3 m) cable.
H Truss Boom - 15' (4.5 m) with optional winch.
Gehl RS6-42 GEN:2 Telehandler Boom Hook Attachment System

    Boom Tip Lift Hook

  • This factory-installed option provides a secure lifting point for handling suspended loads without the use of an additional attachment.
  • The lift capacity remains the same as a standard carriage, while the quick attachment point increases versatility and reduces downtime.


Plenty of access points and over-sized covers make service and maintenance on the RS9-50 GEN:3 quick and efficient.

  • Over-sized front cover provides easy access to the hydraulic reservoir and hydraulic pressure ports for service and testing.
  • Side-mounted fuel tank with battery access and an additional storage compartment.
  • Lockable rear-side covers located on both sides of the machine slide out of the way to expose the engine for service.
  • Shorter hoses from main valve to boom provide a compact hose routing, enhancing serviceability.
Gehl RS6-42 Telehandler Service Access
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Specifications (standard)


Lift Capacity 9,000 lbs.
Maximum Lift Height 50'1"
Capacity at Maximum Lift Height 5,000 lbs.
Maximum Forward Reach 36'7"
Capacity at Maximum Forward Reach 500 lbs.

Load Chart

A 6,600/6,600 lbs.
B 6,000/6,600 lbs.
C 5,000/6,000 lbs.
D 4,000/4,000 lbs.
E 3,000/4,000 lbs.
F 2,000/4,000 lbs.
G 1,000/3,000 lbs.

Gehl RS9-50 Telescopic Handler Load Chart


Manufacturer Cummins
Model QSF 3.8 Tier IV
Power  120 hp
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Speed 2,500 rpm


Transmission Dana 4-speed Powershift
Maximum Travel Speed 15.3 mph
Selective Steering 4-Wheel
Brakes 4-Wheel Internal Wet-Disc Brake
Parking Brake Spring-Applied, Hydraulic Release (SAHR) on Front Axle
Axle Manufacturer Dana


Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity  41.5 gpm
System Pressure  3,000 psi
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity  31 gal.

General Specifications

Approximate Weight 29,900 lbs.
Length - Less Forks 21'0"
Width 8'3"
Ground Clearance 18"
Wheelbase 10'4"
Turning Radius 13'11"
Overall Height 8'6"
Frame Leveling ±10°
Fuel Capacity 47 gal.

Tire Options

13.00 x 24/12 PR
13.00 x 24/12 PR Foam-Filled
13.00 x 24/12 PR - Rock
13.00 x 24 Solid Rubber

Specifications (metric)


Lift Capacity 4082 kg
Maximum Lift Height 15.3 m
Capacity at Maximum Lift Height 2268 kg
Maximum Forward Reach 11.1 m
Capacity at Maximum Forward Reach 227 kg


Manufacturer Cummins
Model QSF 3.8 Tier IV
Power  89 kW
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Speed 2500 rpm


Transmission Dana 4-speed Powershift
Maximum Travel Speed 24.6 km/hr
Selective Steering 4-Wheel
Brakes 4-Wheel Internal Wet-Disc Brake
Parking Brake Spring-Applied, Hydraulic Release (SAHR) on Front Axle
Axle Manufacturer Dana


Pump Type Gear
Total Capacity  157 L/min
System Pressure  207 bar
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity  117.3 L

General Specifications

Approximate Weight 13,562 kg
Length - Less Forks 6.4 m
Width 2.5 m
Ground Clearance 457 mm
Wheelbase 3.1 m
Turning Radius 4.24 m
Overall Height 2.6 m
Frame Leveling ±10°
Fuel Capacity 178 L

Tire Options

13.00 x 24/12 PR
13.00 x 24/12 PR Foam-Filled
13.00 x 24/12 PR - Rock
13.00 x 24 Solid Rubber


Gehl stands behind its products with a powerful warranty program. We know that Gehl equipment is put to the test each day, and we engineer and build our equipment to stand up to the challenges they face. To back up our commitment to quality, all Gehl equipment is backed by a twelve month warranty. An extended warranty is available for additional protection to your investment. Read more by clicking on the link to our warranty page below.

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