Discussion:
Old Flexi, Bendi or Aisle Master?

I'm looking at buying a used articulated truck. There are a few Flexi's around, some Bendi's, and then the odd Aisle-Master, but these are more expensive than the other 2...... the AM's seem to be better reviewed?

Due to our budget, we're shopping for trucks made from 2005 to 2012 or so. I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on the better choice from these manufacturers and trucks made in these years

Are these trucks generally just as reliable as a normal counterbalance?

While we are looking for VNA trucks, we are looking to set aisles at around 2.2 meters as we do not want to slow the drivers down or make life too hard. We ddo want damages and in reality, a lot of our goods will over hang pallets and need to go on pallets bigger than euro size

What we are looking for is a 'reduced aisle' width over a counterbalance and then something faster and more practical than a reach truck (which I believe will add an extra meter versus an articulated)

I would estimate that other than container arrivals (30 days a year) the truck will only be in us for 1 hour per day
  • Posted 16 Aug 2021 06:17
  • Discussion started by Andy_Ellis
  • United Kingdom
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oh really...... flexi it is then I guess

I assume the same is true for the older trucks
  • Posted 17 Aug 2021 04:10
  • Modified 17 Aug 2021 04:11 by poster
  • Reply by Andy_Ellis
  • United Kingdom
Don't touch a Bendi they are crap, out of the 3 they are the most unreliable.
The best out of the 3 is the Aisle Master and Flexi are good but just not as well built and as nice to work on from an engineers perspective as the AM.
  • Posted 17 Aug 2021 00:24
  • Reply by mrLifter
  • Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

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