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Old 07-07-2014, 08:52 AM   #1
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Hard Folding Entry Steps 320BHDS

Hi, anyone having any issues with folding or unfolding the entry steps?
I have tried lubing them and it doesn't help either, any input would be great, thanks.
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Old 07-08-2014, 08:58 PM   #2
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Haven't had that problem, yet. The rivets may just be tight. I know my bottom one sticks sometimes.

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Old 07-10-2014, 01:30 PM   #3
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I seldom use mine, bought a "Handi-Step Spa Step" for about $50. Store it inside the trailer near the door. It is a lot sturdier and more solid to support my weight of nearly 275 pounds, and very light and easy to handle!
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we wd 40 ours 1 times a season. really helps
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yep - our 320 did the same thing, grabbed the WD-40 and they are smooth again. there were 6 pivot points IIRC.
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yep - our 320 did the same thing, grabbed the WD-40 and they are smooth again. there were 6 pivot points IIRC.
STRONGLY suggest you drill out the rivets and replace them with IIRC 5/16" x 1" gr 8 bolts and nyloc nuts. The binding may be caused by the wear on the rivets. Not good IMO.
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STRONGLY suggest you drill out the rivets and replace them with IIRC 5/16" x 1" gr 8 bolts and nyloc nuts. The binding may be caused by the wear on the rivets. Not good IMO.
Think I will go with your suggestions sir. At almost 300 lbs I don't want that failure

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