Princeton PiggyBack® Forklifts and Lift Trucks Dealer

Princeton PiggyBack® forklifts are truck-mounted forklifts or trailer-mounted forklifts, built with productivity and safety in mind. A Princeton lift truck gives you versatility and efficiency, with the ability to mount to almost any truck or trailer. 

If you’re looking for PiggyBack forklifts for sale, G&W Equipment is your PiggyBack forklift dealer. We have a full line of truckmounted forklift options including diesel engine models.

For more information on PiggyBack forklifts, including life expectancy and attachment information, see our forklift FAQ below.

PiggyBack Forklifts for Sale

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The 8,000 lb. capacity PB80+ is designed for those who handle heavy products, or just simply need to handle more product at one time. With a drywall handling package optional, it features load support arms that provide added support to wide loads when traveling on rough terrain. Center-seating assures that your operator has a clear view of not only the load, but also both front tires. This enables the operator to both position the load more accurately anywhere on the job site and minimize the chance of running over unforeseen obstacles.

  • 8,000 lbs.
  • PB70+

    The PB70+ Princeton PiggyBack® Delivery System is the most stable, reliable and powerful unit of its kind the industry. It is also the only unit that has a 7,000 lb. capacity, rated by rough terrain standards. Anti-stall hydraulics, 31" pneumatic sealed tires, center-seating, a 56 HP diesel engine and excellent stability make this the most flexible truck mounted forklift for rough terrain deliveries. This unit can deliver a variety of materials faster and safer, almost anywhere on a job site.

  • Pneumatic Tire
  • 7,000 lbs.
  • PB45 Turfmate

    The PB45 Turfmate is incredibly powerful, yet light enough to be mounted onto a truck or trailer, quickly dismounted at the job site and ready to work in less than a minute. With a lift capacity of 4,500 lbs., a powerful Tier 4 Final compliant engine, and all-wheel drive, the PB45 Turfmate can streamline your turf delivery operation.

  • 4,500 lbs.
  • PB45 STM

    The Princeton PB45 STM Forklift is the static mast machine that offers 4,500 lbs. of lifting capacity in a compact, yet powerful package. Available in standard or low-profile design, this versatile machine can deliver across all types of terrain and even into low overhead clearance areas. While weighing in at only about 4,500 lbs., the all-wheel drive and low center of gravity makes a stable machine that feels sure footed and rugged.

  • 4,500 lbs.
  • PB36

    This smaller and lighter model forklift can be carried behind "beverage-style" trailers with roll-up doors. With retracting wheel arms, the PB36 will even mount to the rear of trailers which have rear axles positioned fully to the rear of the trailer. The technologically advanced Tier 4 Final compliant engine offers higher horsepower, higher torque, improved fuel consumption, and greater service intervals.

  • 2,750 - 3,600 lbs.
  • PB55X+

    The 5,500 lb. capacity PB55X+ is the first unit in the industry equipped with a standard "Double Reach" feature. This unique feature, which adds an extending scissors reach system to the standard moving mast, doubles the length of the reach of the PB55X+ across the bed. Your driver now can unload an entire truck or trailer from one side, even from positions where tanks or tandems are located.

  • 5,500 lbs.
  • PB55+ 4-Way

    The PB55+ 4-Way has the lift capacity and power of a PB55+, but adds four-directional steering. With the flip of a switch, the PB55+ 4-Way converts into side-directional mode permitting the unit to be driven sideways in the direction of the load. Ideal for delivering extra long loads in those hard to negotiate, highly congested areas previously inaccessible at most construction job sites.

  • 5,500 lbs.
  • PB55+

    The 5,500 lb. capacity PB55+ is a favorite choice of the brick, block, and paver industries. Its rugged design, center-seating make it ideal for most construction site delivery applications. The PB55+ offers high horsepower, excellent ground clearance and Princeton's exclusive Trac-Loc traction control system to tackle the roughest job sites.

  • 5,500 lbs.
  • Princeton PiggyBack Forklifts and Lift Trucks FAQs


    What is a PiggyBack truck?

    A PiggyBack truck utilizes a truck-mounting system to provide a secure attachment when loading the forklift on a truck.


    What is a truck-mounted forklift?

    A PiggyBack truck is a truck mounted forklift. truck-mounted forklifts are lift trucks that are mounted safely to a truck for easy transportation.


    What is the life expectancy of a PiggyBack forklift?

    With proper care and handling, a PiggyBack forklift can extend its life expectancy for years. We recommend proper maintenance and driver training to ensure that all parts are kept in working order to maximize the life of the lift truck.


    How often does my forklift need maintenance?

    Like any vehicle with moving parts, the more the forklift is used, the more maintenance it will need. We recommend routine, regular maintenance, including oil changes and fluid checks, to ensure your truck-mounted forklift continues to operate at maximum efficiency.

    Following OSHA requirements, it’s good practice to inspect your forklifts daily to be sure they are in good working order.


    What attachments can I add to my PiggyBack forklift?

    In addition to the standard forks, you can upgrade and customize your PiggyBack forklift for your particular business needs with the addition of attachments. Compatible forklift attachments include multiple fork sizes, such as pallet forks or plywood forks. You can also choose from a variety of clamp attachments, such as carton clamps. Sideshifters and positioners are attachments that help move and balance loads on the forklift.


    Where can I find the PiggyBack operating manual?

    Check out the Piggy Back Operating Manual.