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Old 04-15-2014, 07:49 PM   #1
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The pull out step is a little awkward according to my wife and even the dog. From the ground to the step is approximately 7" and from the step to the Escape approximately 11". I made a very quick and dirty 2-step setup. The step heights are 6-1/4" and the steps are 12" deep. There are elevator screws under the 4 corners of the first step to allow adjustments for uneven ground. Now the wife and dog are happy.
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Old 04-16-2014, 01:00 AM   #2
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Looks good Rick maybe ETI would offer this step as a factory option.
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Old 04-16-2014, 01:55 AM   #3
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I like it. Does it fold for storage ? Maybe some handles .
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Old 04-16-2014, 02:18 AM   #4
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Nope, no folding steps (yep, maybe). This was a quickly made project made with only a basic tool, a circular saw and a 2'x4' sheet of 3/4" plywood. I'll have to give some thought for a good design, but for now it serves it purpose.
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:21 AM   #5
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Great idea! I won't know if I'll need more than one step until I get my 5er, but I'll certainly keep this in mind.
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Old 04-16-2014, 12:06 PM   #6
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Donna, I'll make you a deal, the steps in exchange for your 5.0 TA. See ya next week.
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Old 04-16-2014, 12:44 PM   #7
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hahahaha, fat chance Rick. Besides, I don't get my trailer until the end of June. But, I really like this double step idea.
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Old 04-16-2014, 01:33 PM   #8
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I do too. My dog is having difficulty so I use a resin side table with the legs shortened. (My son did that for me to use for the dog to get into my mini-van 1st.) But it goes over the bottom step. I still need something for the top step and this set-up looks ideal.
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Old 04-16-2014, 02:29 PM   #9
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I made this step from PVC fencing and fence posts. Also made one to fit in the bathroom shower pan, so when using the facilities my feet are at the same height as the floor of the toilet. It gets removed when I take a shower.
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Another good idea. Some people are so creative.
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