loading ramp

loading ramp

A device or facility (hinged, mechanical or hydraulic) to provide for differences in the heights or to span gaps between a loading surface and a carrier.
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Such was the case with a Model 700 action set into a Bell and Carlson target stock, made over as a single shot and equipped with a special dual purpose cartridge loading ramp and bedding pillar.
Further, to accommodate evolving demand form the end-user industry, custom loading ramp solutions have been introduced in the market by leading manufacturers.
The magnitude-7.8 quake struck just after midnight 132 miles south of Wellington, where it collapsed a ferry loading ramp, broke windows and caused items to fall from shelves.
40" Detachable Drive-On Loading Ramp Set (3) features low angle to protect vehicles and stays on the ground when lift is raised, easily moved aside
The 50-seater bus was parked on Holyhead Port's loading ramp at around 12.30am yesterday when an electrical fault caused it to catch fire.
Not lugging a full-size rifle case through airports makes your life easier, because the tiny case doesn't scream "gun" to thieves and gets thrown into the luggage hold when bigger gun cases get left on the loading ramp for the next scheduled flight.
The complaint alleged there was standing water in the loading ramp adjacent to the warehouse, cracks and possible uplifting of a portion of the warehouse's foundation, concrete erosion, cracking and bulging in an area outside the warehouse, water seepage into the truck ramp sump located near the loading ramp, and soil erosion in the parking area adjacent to the warehouse.
Bell said: "She'd run very nicely on her debut at Newmarket and was just getting into the lorry to come home when she slipped on the loading ramp and hurt an ankle joint.
Upon alighting from the bus at the proposed hub at the front of Tesco facing towards Lynchgate Road, one will be unable to walk to the left because of the buses turning out of the hub towards Lynchgate Road, the delivery lorries entering an exiting the loading ramp and the traffic entering the undercroft parking.
You probably have them in your cell phone, and maybe even your loafers--tiny radio chips a warehouse and a big box store can scan to track each retail item, from loading ramp to display shelf to purse.
Q WOULD my Pullmore car transporter with loading ramp be a sought-after model - and what would the approximate value be?