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Old 08-22-2016, 01:31 PM   #1
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Ladder question to owners of 2401R

How do you get to RV roof? Anyone is installing a permanence ladder and how? Or using other way? So far because I donít have to go up there too often, I am using home ladder.
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Old 08-22-2016, 02:54 PM   #2
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I'm using a 16 foot extension ladder, which I find okay for the few times I have been up there. The added-on ladders are quite narrow and I have never liked climbing them. My ladder has a widened bottom that makes me feel a little more secure. It's not a good idea for men over eighty to be up on ladder, so I do avoid it.
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:11 PM   #3
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I'm using a 16 foot extension ladder, which I find okay for the few times I have been up there. The added-on ladders are quite narrow and I have never liked climbing them. My ladder has a widened bottom that makes me feel a little more secure. It's not a good idea for men over eighty to be up on ladder, so I do avoid it.
I still have 3 yrs and 4 months left to climb ladders. (smiles)
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:25 PM   #4
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I do not plant to do much on the roof myself, but it is necessary sometimes if you want to get it done (roof cleaning and sort). The reason I am asking to see how many people are using telescoping ladder? It's money well spend for $300? What is the benefit of owning one because right now home ladder is doing the job just fine?
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Old 08-22-2016, 06:28 PM   #5
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I use a 12 foot step ladder and only go up when I am at home. Up there when washing and waxing and when checking caulking.
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Old 08-22-2016, 09:33 PM   #6
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I carry a 7' ladder in trailer and it works good.
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Old 08-22-2016, 10:00 PM   #7
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Just want to let you know that I am only 5' nothing. I've shrank foot and haft at 64 hehehehe. I hope you don't mind of my silliness.
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Old 08-23-2016, 04:52 PM   #8
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16 years here and I prefer the 16ft multi position ladder
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Old 08-25-2016, 09:27 PM   #9
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I bought the telesteps tactical 16' telescopic ladder. It stores in the rear hatch of the 24r and ex tend to the level of the awning so i can safely climb onto the roof. As i have solar panels and like to keep them clean, and want to have easy access to the roof (I broke the tv antenna on a low hanging branch leaving an open "hole in the roof") in case of emergencies.

https://www.amazon.com/Telesteps-160...scoping+ladder

I wouldn't suggest the cheaper knock offs, as the locking pins have been known to fail... uh oh!
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Go to Costco and buy a Little Giant ladder. They are great. Oh yeah, my husband works for 'em, so keep shopping, fill up that basket.
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