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Old 08-15-2015, 10:26 PM   #11
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It's a heavy ladder. I suggest setting it up as an A frame an not put it against the unit. The ladder is very stable.
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Old 08-15-2015, 11:02 PM   #12
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A word of advice from a guy who used ladders to make a living, 30 plus years.
Place your extension ladder against the RV (wrap a rag, t-shirt, etc. around the ladder to protect your surface) with at least 3 feet extending beyond the step on/off point. Walk up, holding on to ladder, step off. Coming down, hold the ladder against the RV, step on the ladder, walk down.
If you step on a step ladder from the roof you are asking for a fall. It is like the boat and the dock scenario, as it goes away you fall off the roof! If you must use the step ladder, do so with it folded and leaning against the RV.
BTW, at 6'4" and 230 lbs, my size 14 boots have walked/worked all over my roof with no apparent damage to anything.

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Old 08-15-2015, 11:40 PM   #13
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Your ladder should have a sticker on it with its weight limits.
Ditto - we have a label on the railing near the first step. Max 300 lbs.
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Old 08-16-2015, 06:18 AM   #14
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Buy a little giant folding ladder works great place it br beside back ladder on the RV better support going up then coming down
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Old 08-16-2015, 06:39 AM   #15
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6 foot 215 pounds I have been on the roof a couple of times now with no worries, ladder is rated at 300 pounds on the lite.

Wear flat soled shoes and be dang careful if the roof is wet because it gets real slick up there.
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Old 08-16-2015, 08:07 AM   #16
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Do you use it as step ladder or lean it against the roof?

I set my ladder up with the near side closest to the RV near vertical and the far leg at what ever angle is needed. With this, the ladder does not touch the RV.

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Old 08-19-2015, 12:55 AM   #17
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I have a little Giant ladder that open as a step ladder from 6ft. to 10th I places along the RV ladder to get to the roof
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