The Lightning Loader is our signature product at Petersen Industries. But not only is it a perfect tool for moving debris, but it’s also incredibly useful when it comes to removing sidewalks. The grapple on a lightning loader is the perfect size to grab an entire section of sidewalk and... Read more →
Model RS-3 - Rear Steer Lightning Loader
Great system for high volume route collection. The most advanced and efficient system for collecting trash on the market. Two features that set this unit apart are the ability to drive in reverse from the operator’s station and not needing outriggers for most loading operations.
The Lightning Rear Steer® drives behind, and loads into separate haul trucks from a single lane. To learn more about the Lightning Rear Steer®, click on the “Watch a Video” tab below.
- Twin mechanical joystick controls
- Operator cab has air-conditioning, heat, air-ride seat and windshield wipers
- Operator cab also features all normal driving controls for driving backwards; brakes, acceleration, horn, etc.
- 20 ft. boom reach includes 4 ft. telescopic extension
- Large counter-weight and suspension locks add stability for loading
- Counterbalance valves on all boom cylinders for safety
1) Driving Suite
Driving suite includes steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedal, transmission controls, horn, windshield wipers, air ride seat, and accessory power. Option diagnostic screen available.
2) Operator Controls
Operator controls for loader, outriggers, and suspension locks.
3) Enclosed Cab
Enclosed cab with windows throughout (including roof) and full heat and A/C.
4) Improved Mobility
Steering axle to the rear during rear steer mode for maximum mobility and tight alleys.
5) Tandem Pump
Tandem pump for faster operation of multiple functions.
6) Suspension Locks
Suspension locks bypass leaf springs to allow a more stable platform when working without outriggers deployed.
7) Steel Counterweight
4″ steel counterweight allows the operator to load most debris without using the outriggers.