78-Series

The Master Mechanic Series 78 Series crane bodes are built for up to a 12,000 lb. crane.

The design is the result of over 40 years of custom body building experience coupled with valuable input from the end-user community and our loyal customer base. They include more standard features and benefits than our competitors standard production bodies — Feature Superior + Price Competitive = best overall VALUE available.

Designed and manufactured to withstand the harshest environments and most demanding field applications while providing the user with the highest quality, most user friendly, versatile, functional, and safe body available.

Browse through our selection of 78 Series crane bodies to find the best option for you and your business. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or if you need expert guidance as you consider your options, contact us directly.

Recommended chassis: Class VI  (F-650, F-750, Peterbilt, Kenworth, etc.)

 

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    • MM378
    • MM378
    • MM378
    1. Integrated Tie-Downs

      The tie-downs are fully integrated into the substructure of the body and flush with the cargo floor providing an unobstructed bed surface.

    2. External Lighting

      External lighting gives the user 360 degrees of pivotable lighting. Completely weather resistant.

    3. Redi-Gate™ Storage Compartment

      Patent-pending secure, concealed storage in the tailgate. Lightweight aluminum construction with interior fabricated aluminum liner provides durability and ease of operation.

    1. Side Swing Door

      52" clear opening side door, curb side with two-point cam lock.

    2. Redi-Safe Non-Skid Application

      The roll-on Redi-Safe non-skid application won't get slick when soiled or wet. It will not ignite when used in welding applications and is easily repairable if damaged.

    3. Horizontal Cross-Members

      Every body in the Master Mechanic™ Series is built with a minimum of 2 cross-members, reinforcing the substructure unlike any other body on the market.

    1. Understructure – Redi-Dek

      Rugged steel girder understructure. Two full-length structural steel longitudinal sills reinforced front to rear on both sides by multiple steel gussets. Longitudinal sills and full-width heavy gauge crossmembers are interlocked and welded to the one-piece steel side and end rails. Protected by E-Coat primer and black powder coat finish.

    2. 3-Point Locking

      True 3-point locking when the handle is in the closed position.

    3. D-Ring Handles

      Our D-Ring handles accept a fully-gloved hand and have codeable lock cylinders that offer 10,000 unique codes.

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    Dimensional Data:
    Model Cab-To-
    Axle
    A B C D Approx. Compartment Clear Door Openings
    E F G H
    Standard
    MM278 (road side) 84” 28.5” 28.5” 48” 26” 51-1/2” x 22-3/4” 51-1/2” x 22-3/4” 27-1/4” x 40-1/4” 51-1/2” x 19-1/4”
    MM278 (curb side) 84” 35” 22” 48” 26” 51-1/2” x 26-1/2” 51-1/2” x 19-1/4” 27-1/4” x 40-1/4” 51-1/2” x 19-1/4”

    Compartment Depth: 22″  (19.25″ clear depth)


    Compartment Layout:
    • Master Mechanic™ SeriesRoad Side
    • Curb Side

    The Master Mechanic™ 278 Series is a 11 foot crane body built for a crane rating up to 12,000 lbs. (78,000 ft. lb.) and a 84″ cab-to-axle chassis.

    Recommended chassis: Class VI  (F-650, F-750, Peterbilt, Kenworth, etc.)

    The Master Mechanic™ Series line is built modularly, so the dimensions listed can be configured to your exact specifications.

    • MM278Roadside
    • MM278Curbside
    Model Approx. WT. Cab-To-
    Axle
    A B C D E Approx. Compartment Clear Door Openings
    F G H I J
    Standard
    MM378 5,023.5 lbs. 120” 32” 32” 29” 50” 26” 30-1/2” x 58-1/4” 30-1/2” x 58-1/4” 28-1/2” x 58-1/4” 48-1/2” x 34-1/4” 24-1/2” x 58-1/4”

     


    Compartment Layout:
    • Master Mechanic™ SeriesSide Profile

    The Master Mechanic™ 378 Series is a 14 foot crane body built for a crane rating up to 12,000 lbs. (78,000 ft. lb.) and a 120″ cab-to-axle chassis.

    Recommended chassis: Class VI  (F-650, F-750, Peterbilt, Kenworth, etc.)

    The Master Mechanic™ Series line is built modularly, so the dimensions listed can be configured to your exact specifications.

    • MM378Road Side
    • MM378Curb Side

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