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Old 08-18-2013, 09:56 AM   #81
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I'd like to know what kind of ladder folds that small to fit in that space?
I haven't seen this exact set up, but there are ladders that can do it. It's called an attic ladder, firefighters have been using them for a long time now. Not much stability nor a high weight rating but it will get you where others won't.
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Old 08-18-2013, 12:58 PM   #82
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I haven't seen this exact set up, but there are ladders that can do it. It's called an attic ladder, firefighters have been using them for a long time now. Not much stability nor a high weight rating but it will get you where others won't.
They are GPLogistics folding ladder and my 5'er is OSHA rated for 225#. It is as stable as any step ladder. Everything locks when unfolded and it folds up less than 4" square.

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Old 08-18-2013, 02:44 PM   #83
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I'd like to have one like OC but @ 250lbs & probably not gettin under 225lbs...I settled for this style of ladder, fits easily in my front storage basement, very strong & sturdy but a little weight to it...most of all, rated for over 300lbs



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Old 08-18-2013, 05:24 PM   #84
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I'd like to have one like OC but @ 250lbs & probably not gettin under 225lbs...I settled for this style of ladder, fits easily in my front storage basement, very strong & sturdy but a little weight to it...most of all, rated for over 300lbs
I have one from HD very similar to that one that we keep under the bunks in the back. Have had to use it several times. Usually for other campers
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OK Brian, you've had all day, we want pictures. (just kidding) but are anxious to see your work done. if possible a close up picture of the end with locks. Thanks
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:18 PM   #86
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Heres what I did. I welded up mount brackets with room to add another box if needed.
- I figured if I need to lock the end, I will just drill the hole a little bigger in my pin and add a little master lock.

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Old 08-19-2013, 10:12 AM   #87
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I'd like to know what kind of ladder folds that small to fit in that space?

Here's pictures for you.



Folded up





Putting into storage tube.





Got my ladder from CW

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Old 08-19-2013, 10:45 AM   #88
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Here's pictures for you.

Folded up

Putting into storage tube.

Got my ladder from CW

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Old 08-19-2013, 11:38 AM   #89
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Here's pictures for you.

Folded up

Putting into storage tube.

Got my ladder from CW

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Perfect!!! We really need to do this!
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Old 08-19-2013, 01:21 PM   #90
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I added 2 5X5 PVC fence post under my 5th wheel but also bought a diamond plate conduit box off craigslist which had 2- 5' pieces. I unbolted them and made 1 cap for one and a door for the other and bolted them also under my fifth wheel and his roo they are 6"X11"X5'. Can't attach 2 pics so here are two replys.
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Old 08-19-2013, 07:20 PM   #93
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excellent idea

I am going to be doing this on my Flagstaff. This is an excellnt idea and will definately create more organized storage.
So, am I thinking correctly in that if you guys are doing this in 8 foot sections that they are accessable from both ends or do you merely place a door on one end.
Also, what do you think approximately that you have invested in one of these when complete...I haven't had a chance to go price materials yet. Just wondering what to expect.
You guys are awsome...great site here for sure.
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:46 PM   #94
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I tilted mine up in to the frame area since my underbelly is open. I put cap on one end and door on the other. This way water would run out and I can slide the tray out missing the rounded trim piece (skirt) on the camper since frame was actually a few inches higher. Have about $ 40-50 in each PVC box and $ 75 in both conduit boxes together.
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That has become painfully obvious.
My next mod is moving THIS mod to the rear aft of the rear stabilizer jacks.

It involves dropping the rear stabilizers and removing the CorePlast to gain access to the steel I beam.
So what's painful about it? I didn't think there has been that much weight added with boxes? What should I know about adding weight to the tongue in front of the axels?
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Old 08-22-2013, 06:13 PM   #96
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I thought by moving it back there I could shift pin weight aft. If it is easy to rip them off while backing or in undulating terrain (love that word), then it is a no go for me. They stay where they are.
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:26 PM   #97
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These would work great for fishing rods! Love the Idea, going to get to work. Thanks.
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:43 PM   #98
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That's what I want it for. After this coming week when we get back home its supply hunting time. So much good info from everyone.
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:29 PM   #99
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Anyone find the 5x5 posts on the northern side of the border? All I can find up here at HD/Lowe/Rona/Local stores are sized 4x4.
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Here in Texas was necessary for me to special order with 2 week wait. None of the local stores stocked it.
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