According to the website, which is written by persons long on tedium and short on TEH AWSUM:
This is the pedal-powered, ride-on version of a Linde 394 forklift that raises and lowers at its driver’s command. Made in Germany, its lifting fork is raised by turning a hand crank and held into place with a locking lever, tilting slightly backward to keep an included plastic 6 1/2 lb.-capacity pallet stable, just like a real forklift. Pedals power the forklift forward and backwards with a precisely engineered chain drive, its integrated eccentric keeps the chain taut for efficient power transfer to the rear axle. The four plastic tires have rubber traction strips. Its squat, robust chassis is made from sturdy ABS plastic while its axles, steering rod, and pedals are made from durable steel. Its seat adjusts to a rider’s height (maximum height of 55″) and locks into place to keep children safe while riding; supports up to 110 lbs. Assembly required. Ages 3 and up. 41″ L x 22″ W x 51″ H. (25 lbs.)
6-1/2 pounds is about a gallon of water in a pail, so the little shaver can definitely bring you a beer and chips on the the pallet, which I decree henceforth shall be called “dad’s ambulatory end table.”
Hmm. 320 bucks. Maybe we can sell the little one for medical experiments.
(Thanks to Gerard Van der Leun, who lives over the Borderline, he doesn’t just cross it, for sending that one along)