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Old 06-08-2011, 07:54 AM   #1
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Assist Handle

I am thinking about installing an assist handle in addition to the tiny handle that came with our TT . Anyone have experience with installing one of these ?? Its the handle at the rear door/step area, and it would be the folding kind.. Thanks .... Dave
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:59 AM   #2
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Strongberg Carlson, Lend-A-Hand,$39.95 easy DIY. Youroo!!
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Old 06-08-2011, 06:32 PM   #3
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Youroo, one of my kids is disabled and I looked at the Stromberg handle and the one I saw was kind of cheesy looking. It had a stainless looking finish. I would gladly pay more for a nice stainless handle or even a nice annodized aluminum one. I was not impressed with the Stromberg one. I have not really looked hard for this, do you know of others?
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Smokyroo , is that what camping world carries ??
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I am not sure. I saw one at a local mom and pop RV parts and repair center. The stainless steel look is like a metalic krylon spray paint look to it. I could really use one of these and may break down and get it. I honestly have not researched in any great depth. I would be happy with a powder coated black one, but that stainless steel look, is like saying it has a filet mignon look to ground beef....
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Old 06-08-2011, 09:28 PM   #6
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this looks like the one I have installed on the side of my trailer - Lend-A-Hand RV handle
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Old 06-08-2011, 10:42 PM   #7
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Strongberg Carlson, Lend-A-Hand,$39.95 easy DIY. Youroo!!

I installed the Lend-A-Hand and it was very easy to do.
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Hockeytownmom....You live close by ..i am between the town of St,clair MI and Marine city, the people across the street are living on th St,clair river,.. Any way.... i have a Puma 26rlss, It has aluminum sides,, Is that a problem for installing a Assist Handle ???
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The assist handle in Sherdep's picture looks like the one we installed on our SV263. The screws that came with the handle were way too long for the TT and poked through to the inside. Easy fix with shorter screws and/or washers. The handle is a nnice addition, but I wouldn't swing on it.
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Howdy neighbor!

I'm not sure how installation would go on aluminium.
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