cherry picker

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cherry picker

[′cher·ē ‚pik·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A crane used to remove the aerospace capsule containing astronauts from the top of the rocket in the event of a malfunction.
(mechanical engineering)
Any of several small traveling cranes, especially one used to hoist a passenger on the end of a boom.
(mining engineering)
A small hoist used to facilitate car changing near the loader in a mine tunnel.

cherry picker

A machine for lifting men or materials on a platform at the end of an extendable boom; usually mounted on a carrier with wheels to provide mobility.
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Neither one of them had a two-man bucket truck so Garvin remained on the ground and used his truck's ground controls to maneuver the bucket beneath Helms while Bryant was inside his bucket, using the upper controls to reach Helms and give him instructions on what they were going to do.
He said the bucket truck "comes with training,'' and a regional forestry trailer equipped with a chipper is already available.
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Oncor's decision to add the hybrid-powered bucket trucks comes as a result of its participation in a 2006 trial of the hybrid trucks in the field, organized by the non-profit organization CALSTART (www.
Officers found the bucket truck rolled over on its side and a damaged upright tractor truck without a trailer.
As part of a nationwide pilot program, PECO and sister utility ComEd in Chicago will be among the first utilities in the nation to test hybrid bucket trucks currently being manufactured in Illinois and Ohio.
The hybrid bucket truck has a stock diesel engine and stock transmission.
Exelon Corporation unit Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) recently announced the addition of a new hybrid electric bucket truck, manufactured by Warrenville, IL-based International Truck and Engine Corporation and Cleveland, OH-based Eaton Corporation, as well as 50 new Ford Escape Hybrids to the company fleet.
Since the lowest branch was about 30 feet above the ground, a large bucket truck would be needed to get Santamour in a position to reach the flowers.
PHI now has a mix of more than 80 alternative-fueled trucks, including a 42-foot hybrid electric bucket truck, and several hybrid cars and SUVs.
Tenders are invited for Meter Department Bucket Truck.
Rental Of A Bucket Truck W/ Material Handler Per The Following Parameters: 1) 95ft Working Height 2) Truck Preferably 2006 Or Older 3) Altec A77t-E93 Boom 4) Freightliner Chassis 5) Alison Transmission 6) Isl Cummins Engine With Less Than 5000 Hours Or 100,000 Miles And All Maintenance Records.