2001 National 685D, 18 ton, w/140’ tip ht. on 2001 Pete – “Parade Pretty”
2001 National Crane 685D Boom Truck (18 ton)
18 ton capacity
25’- 85’ four section proportional telescopic main boom
94’ tip ht. without jib
45’ Two-stage, swing-away Jib (used only once)
~140’ Reach – max height vertically with Jib
Front bumper outrigger (SFO) - provides 360 degree stability
“A” type box slide front outriggers and 10’ span ASH rear stabilizers
HCAS hydraulic overload protection system
Dual side controls with operator platforms, foot throttles, horn and engine stop switches
375 degree non-continuous planetary rotation
Adjustable swing speed
Heavy duty hydraulic system with three section pump
High performance planetary winch
Anti-two block (ATB) device is NOT operational. It has been removed.
The ATB device shuts off telescope out and winch up controls and does not allow hook to be pulled into sheave case. Original Anti-two block reel and cable ran inside boom.
After-market radio remote ATB systems are available.
Torsion resisting sub-base
Flatbed - diamond plate steel bed, in great condition
Newer spin / rotation wire rope, 9/16”, ~320’ in excellent condition
Two-man Steel Basket INCLUDED - 72” x 42” National (factory) ManBasket
Used Rigging also may be included in sale
Recent CRANE OVERHAUL – new cables, shims etc.
2001 Peterbilt 330 Truck
20,000# front axle
40,000# rear axle
CAT 3126, 7.2 liter “Pre-emissions” Diesel engine
8LL Eaton Fuller Transmission
Air-ride Suspension Driver’s Seat
Passenger Bench Seat (1 ½ person bench)
AM/FM radio with weather station
Chrome Bumper & moon beams and lug nuts on back tires
Aluminum Rims on front tires (painted steel on back)
Mileage: approx. 106,000 miles
There is no hour meter on this unit
Floater Steer Tires
Tires – at 80% all around
One Owner, Owner-Operator who is Retiring
Unit is “Parade Pretty” Owner literally has driven this crane in parades.
Owner says unit “looks like new” and the “cab interior is pristine” (super clean!)
Truck oil and fuel filters changed frequently, boom regularly greased
Parked inside – all but last 2 years
Was used almost exclusively for HVAC and Trusses (no heavy lifting, no trees...)
Megan says: this National 685D model crane has exceptional reach and strength, as well as great payload aka great truck-bed hauling capacity.
Asking Price: $ 79,900 obo
Please call Megan at 877-352-7263 or 262-970-5963, email at megan@cranesandbuckets, and see our website at www.cranesandbuckets.com for more information and photos. Thank you.
All units are quoted subject to availability, “as is” “where is” with no warranty expressed or implied. Specifications shown are subject to confirmation and error.