When working with open bottom pallets and skids choose the non straddle version. You can use the straddle style with any type of pallet or skid. The steel forks are 2" thick by 6 1/4" wide by 42" long. The wheels are a nylon front with a polyurethane rear. This low mast work positioner includes a custom microprocessor charger. Great lifting speeds of 4 inches per second for the 2000 pound capacity and 2 inches per second for the 3000 pound capacity.