Telescopic Boom Lifts for Sale (968)

Browse United Rentals’ selection of used telescopic boom lifts for sale and find the best machine to help you and your team get the job done. Telescopic boom lifts, also known as stick booms or straight booms, are ideal for jobs requiring maximum stability, strength and overall reach length. Stick booms use arms that extend straight out in sections to safely lift materials and workers to complete a variety of tasks. Use a telescopic boom lift to reach horizontally past rough terrain or lift personnel and heavy materials vertically up to 185 feet. United Rentals sells straight-mast booms varying in drive type and platform heights, with options ranging from 26 to 185 feet. Choose from trusted manufacturers like Genie, JLG and Skyjack and find the best stick boom for sale for your team. Reach out to one of our used equipment sales experts today for additional information.

FAQs About Telescopic Boom Lifts for Sale

What is a telescopic boom?

  • Telescoping boom lifts — also known as stick booms and straight booms — are highly useful tools that help workers complete tasks that require significant vertical or horizontal reach. These tools are often used to help workers reach horizontally past rough terrain and bodies of water.

How does a telescopic boom lift work?

  • Telescopic booms use a telescoping mechanism to extend and retract the boom from the boom hoist. The system uses a hydraulically powered drum as its hoisting mechanism.

Do I need a license to operate a telescopic boom lift?

  • Yes. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires workers to complete an aerial lift training and certification process prior to operating aerial work platforms. United Rentals also offers boom lift certification training for operators to learn safety best practices.