Dumpster Mover HD (Electric) – 5,000 lbs

The Dumpster Mover HD can pull or push most dumpsters or trailers weighing less than 5,000 lbs on level ground and a tongue weight of less than 1,500 lbs.

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Price: from $4,495.00

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The AirTug® Dumpster Mover Heavy Duty - Electric can move any dumpster or trailer on level ground weighing less than 5,000 pounds or less with a bolt or weld on attachment which is included. This tug includes (2) 12 volt batteries that will last approximately a half hour under normal usage and moderate temperatures. If you need a longer run time, we can increase the battery size to accommodate your needs to approximately one hour before needing to be charged. It will move heavy loads without the strain on personnel.  It may be possible to reduce insurance rates by using our Dumpster Mover. Contact your insurance company to see.


This Dumpster Mover is extremely easy to use because of its’ unique “Thumb Throttle Control” system utilizing a heavy duty transmission with differential as the heart of the Airtug. This combination offers a tight turning radius and precision control forward and reverse. There are no gears to shift and no jerky clutching systems to quickly wear out. It is electric for ease of use and maintenance and can be used in indoor environments. Since the hitch ball can be raised or lowered by the push of a button, it will be quick and easy to attach a trailer if desired. Finally, its’ pinpoint handling makes this unit a great choice. All of these features simply make this Dumpster Mover HD the best in the industry!

Product Details

  • Tow Weight: Up to 5,000 lbs.
  • Tongue Weight: Up to 1,500 lbs
  • 2" ball hitch included which is raised by the push of a button utilizing a hydraulic cylinder
  • Motor: Heavy Duty Electric Permanent Magnet Motor
  • Electric Transaxle with Differential for Precision Handling and Easy Turning
  • Type of Speed Control: Unique “Thumb Throttle” for ease and good control
  • 360° turning radius
  • Parking brake included
  • Includes (2) 12V U-1 sealed maintenance free batteries and a 24V, 5 amp smart charger
  • Parts Warranty: 1 Year
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee!!!

Construction Details

  • Powder Coated 11 Gauge Heavy Steel Frame
  • 16.5" Drive Wheels capable of Handling Tongue Weights up to 1,500 lbs.
  • Product Dimensions: 71" x 26" x 48" Weight 345 lbs

Shipping Details

  • Fully Assembled
  • Ships on skid for truck shipment (skid 76" L x 38" W x 51" H; Weight 385 lbs)
  • Availability: Usually in stock and ships next day
  • Transit Time: 1-5 business days domestic and 3-8 business days international

Additional Information

AirTug® Dumpster Tug - Standard - for Dumpsters weighing less than 4,000 lbs


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