Versalift’s VTP-40-NE Aerial Cable Placer Truck features a max reach range of a 40’ working height to a 29’ side reach with a hydraulic leveling 500 lb capacity placing basket and 6,000lb reel loader with a basket-feeding fairlead system. JDC has the solutions when it comes to all things aerial & telecommunications equipment.


Designed with you in mind, the VTP-40-NE works especially well in the Telecommunications Industries. Built to make you feel safe and secure. The VTP-40-NE is the next generation aerial equipment that makes the job easier.


Maintining the previous standard for excellence seen from the other models of aerial equipment, the VTP-40-NE possess a smooth and precisce ride at a fantastic cost.


Working Height: 13.72 m

Height to Bottom of Platform: 12.19 m

Horizontal Reach: 9.14 m

Stowed Travel Height: 3.05 m

Platform Capacity: 226.8 kg

Insulated or Non-insulated: Insulated

Material Handling: Yes


  • Hydraulic Controls: Full Hydraulic
  • Operating Pressure: 210.92 kg/cm²
  • Flow Rate: 22.71 lpm
  • Filtration: 10 micron return | 100 mesh suction
  • System Type: Open Center
  • Power Source: PTO Pump


  • Lower Boom Articulation: 0 to +87°
  • Inner/Outer Boom Articulation: -25° to +85°
  • Inner Boom Extension: 2.62 cm
  • Upper Boom Insulation Gap: 1.17 cm
  • Lower Boom Insulation Gap: 0.3 cm
  • Lower Boom Lift Eye Capacity: 453.59 cm
  • Boom Rotation: Continuous


  • GVWR: 7937.83 kg
  • Cab to Axle (minimum): 2.13 cm

Why Buy?

JDC has the JDC Know-How, and expertise when it comes to Skylift maintenance, performance. If you need a top of the line equipment we’re the ones you need to call. Our mission at JDC is to get our customers outfitted with the right aerial equipment for the task, and the Skylift Linesman MH53 Backyard Bucket is just that.

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