Link-Belt 138 HSL » General Equipment & Supplies, Inc.

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  • Matching high line pull front & rear drums with Link-Belt designed "out-board style" wet brake. This brake design offers low resistance to free spooling in free fall mode, even in cold climates.
  • Optional front-mounted third drum and/or rear-mount high line pull 4th drum (with free fall)
  • 5-piece modular counterweights
    • Fast and easy counterweight removal system
  • Hydraulic machine "Quick Draw” cylinder option - mounted in boom base section for fast, easy assembly and load-out
  • Larger, roomier cab with standard modern technology and features
    • HSL capacity limiter with full color graphic display
    • Rear view camera system with full color monitor
    • Easy to read backlit gauges
    • Integral defrosting, air-conditioning and heating
  • Smooth, precise, bullet-proof hydraulic pilot-operated function controls for years of trouble-free operation and dependability
  • HSL 1 rated capacity limiter with state-of-the-art electronics including color graphic monitor
  • Full engine and machine systems monitoring and protection
  • Easy to transport: remove counterweights, attach travel pendants to base, retract side frames and fold in your standard axle extenders and you are on your way!
  • Main load with base section, ropes, catwalks and third drum weighs in under 90,000 lbs (40 823.3 kg)
  • Move entire machine and attachment in just three loads
  • 138 HSL has the enviable position of following the most successful crawler crane in North America.
  • The 138H/H5 has pioneered a host of special features that are rolled right into the new 138 HSL such as spotter circuits, list charts, pile driving lead adaptors, extendable head shafts, not to mention the Link-Belt ground-bearing calculator tool. 



  • Best capacities in its class!
  • 40 - 200 ft (12.19 - 60.96 m) tube boom
  • 40 - 150 ft (12.19 - 45.72 m) angle boom attachment option
  • Live mast standard
  • Maximum boom jib length combination: 180 + 60 ft (54.86 + 18.28 m) tube and 150 + 60 ft (45.72 + 18.28 m) angle
  • Cummins QSB 6.7 270hp (201 kW) Tier 4 Final engine
  • Max line pull: 31,182 lbs ( 14 144 kg)
  • Operating weight: 145,403 lbs (65 954 kg)