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Old 04-28-2016, 08:04 PM   #41
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Good ladder to take along?

Idea officially stolen. 6 footer Telesteps double sided Stik ladder arrives tomorrow. I'll post a review once I've used it.

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Old 05-02-2016, 07:08 PM   #42
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I scored one at our local flea market...the fellow first asked $10, then quickly dropped to $5. I must have registered surprise that it was so cheap, and he took that for sales resistance!
Best deal I've gotten in a very long time. I keep mine strapped to the inside of the truck bed, right where the shell is attached with c-clamps.
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I scored one at our local flea market...the fellow first asked $10, then quickly dropped to $5. I must have registered surprise that it was so cheap, and he took that for sales resistance!
Best deal I've gotten in a very long time. I keep mine strapped to the inside of the truck bed, right where the shell is attached with c-clamps.
Wow, what a steal! I hope that's not an indication of the quality though. Mine is going to be waiting for me when I get home from Toronto Friday night.
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Old 05-03-2016, 10:53 AM   #44
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Wow, what a steal! I hope that's not an indication of the quality though. Mine is going to be waiting for me when I get home from Toronto Friday night.
Quality is OK, but it certainly wasn't new, and had seen some use. One of the straps was badly frayed, and a plastic end piece was pretty scuffed, and it is the shorter version, but at that price I was willing to trash it if it had an unworkable flaw. I'd been looking at one at Home Depot just a few weeks earlier, too. At flea markets, some people just don't know what they have. I enjoy going every couple of months.
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Old 09-17-2016, 10:42 PM   #45
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[QUOTE=rbryan4;140363]Idea officially stolen. 6 footer Telesteps double sided Stik ladder arrives tomorrow. I'll post a review once I've used it.

Robert, how have you liked this ladder so far? How do you carry it on your rig?
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Robert, how have you liked this ladder so far? How do you carry it on your rig?
Fred, it's a decent ladder. Not as sturdy as a regular step ladder perhaps, but sturdy enough. I can carry it under the bed, but I plan to eventually install a white PVC fence post with end caps under the trailer and store it there.

If you're on level and stable ground, you can reach almost to the center of the roof. To comfortably reach the center of the roof, you'd need something taller.


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I believe Jon V. carries a fold up ladder also, you may want to check with him at the rally.
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I have started to carry an aluminum two step ladder. It is a very stable little ladder. It is great for accessing the truck box from the side (it's most common use), but works great for all kinds of tasks around camp. I have never yet needed for something taller. Obviously I can't work on the top of the trailer, but really, how often does one need to do that?
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[QUOTE=rbryan4;160738]Fred, it's a decent ladder. Not as sturdy as a regular step ladder perhaps, but sturdy enough. I can carry it under the bed, but I plan to eventually install a white PVC fence post with end caps under the trailer and store it there.

If you're on level and stable ground, you can reach almost to the center of the roof. To comfortably reach the center of the roof, you'd need something taller.


Thanks Robert,

Since we full time, this seems like the perfect solution for our new 21'. Jon V. Had a demo for us in Niagra Falls that convinced me. Just need to find out where to install the 5" square tube on the new rig.
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[QUOTE=Vermilye;126727]The first one is the type I have. There are at least 2 companies making them, different styles (some with steps on both sides; nice but heavier) and different heights. I have a single sided, 5' ladder (the 6' would be a little too wide for my storage under the 17) from GP Logistics purchased at Amazon. It fits in a 5" fence post.

Hi Jon! It was great meeting you at Niagra. I especially appreciate the ladder demo you so graciously presented. Unfortunately, I tried to post it on the thread but was unsuccessful.

I will probably buy the 6' version for the 21' we are getting, but I forgot to ask you how you mounted the 5" plastic fence post to the frame?
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