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Back2PA

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Doesn't answer your question but I've had one of these for the last 3 RVs. Lightweight, folds to about 6"x6"x7'
 

ChasA

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I have a 10' one. It is very sturdy. And heavy. I have mostly used mine set up for use as a scaffold for washing my pick up truck with a topper. If you're wanting something to get on the roof of your coach, I'd recommended the 12' model
 

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ChasA said:
I have a 10' one. It is very sturdy. And heavy. I have mostly used mine set up for use as a scaffold for washing my pick up truck with a topper. If you're wanting something to get on the roof of your coach, I'd recommended the 12' model
Not for getting on roof. Coach has a ladder for that. I can see using it for cleaning windshield and other windows, clearing debris from slide toppers, looking in neighbors windows. Stuff like that.
 

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Alpena Jeff said:
Interesting Scott. Store in a pass thru right? Not sure I can reach slide covers. Can you?

Yes, stores in pass through. I do wish it was another foot taller as it is just barely tall enough, but any taller and it wouldn't fit in the pass-through. I wouldn't want to carry anything bigger.

I just tested it against the motorhome slides and standing on the second from top rung the slidetopper material is about neck height, so you'd be able to use a broom and just reach to clear the topper if that's your concern. You'd want someone to steady the ladder as you'd be right near the top.
 

ChasA

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Jeff,
If you get the Gorilla ladder, I recommend buying a pair of rubber caps to go over the ladder stiles so the ladder doesn't scratch your coach. I have some made by Werner (ladders). They were really intended for Werner extension ladders  but fit well enough on the Gorilla.
 

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I like the telescoping ladders contracted 3.5' up to 15.5' expanded with not much of  footprint. I carry it to clear debris, snow, or while washing.
 

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We picked up one of these https://www.costcobusinessdelivery.com/Cosco-3-Step-Heavy-Duty-Step-Stool.product.11985759.html from a Costco Business Center.  About 9 lbs and $28.00.  The 5'2" DW uses it primarily but I've used it to clean the windshield.  With my long arms, I can clean most of the windshield if I support myself by holding on to one of the side mirrors. 
 

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I like a ladder that has a decent size platform for a rung.  I find that standing on ladders like extension ladders (rather small rung), for any length of time, especially without boots on, will hurt the bottoms of my feet.
 

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I love the stool that @Garyb1st mentioned in the sticks and bricks.  Super handy and easy.

For the camper based on a couple of "other" forum reviews I've been thinking about these guys..... 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077PBC787/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B077PBC787&pd_rd_w=RUzX7&pf_rd_p=21517efd-b385-405b-a405-9a37af61b5b4&pd_rd_wg=OpYqd&pf_rd_r=JTTERJ6SY9NAG19ZSYEG&pd_rd_r=eaf71b14-25d7-11e9-8d89-2156212e8c69

Not done yet - but seems really useful....

-Kyle
 

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Chakara said:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077PBC787/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B077PBC787&pd_rd_w=RUzX7&pf_rd_p=21517efd-b385-405b-a405-9a37af61b5b4&pd_rd_wg=OpYqd&pf_rd_r=JTTERJ6SY9NAG19ZSYEG&pd_rd_r=eaf71b14-25d7-11e9-8d89-2156212e8c69

I like the idea of this.
 

RedandSilver

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I carry a 7ft step ladder in my basement and can reach just about everything.  More stable IMO as there are 4 feet on the ground.
The very top step (which I don't stand on) has an area to hold tools or cleaners or paper towels etc.
Mine is a Keller brand, has a 250lb rating and was under $100.  Got mine at Menards, but I assume Home Depot or Lowes
would have them too.

Just another option for you to think about.
 

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Chakara said:
I love the stool that @Garyb1st mentioned in the sticks and bricks.  Super handy and easy.

For the camper based on a couple of "other" forum reviews I've been thinking about these guys..... 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077PBC787/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B077PBC787&pd_rd_w=RUzX7&pf_rd_p=21517efd-b385-405b-a405-9a37af61b5b4&pd_rd_wg=OpYqd&pf_rd_r=JTTERJ6SY9NAG19ZSYEG&pd_rd_r=eaf71b14-25d7-11e9-8d89-2156212e8c69

Not done yet - but seems really useful....

-Kyle

Iwas looking at a similar type just today.
https://www.amazon.com/Telescoping-Aluminum-telescopic-Extension-Mechanism/dp/B07FVP5Q4S/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1549315568&sr=1-2-spons&keywords=telescoping+ladder&psc=1

One of these would seem to solve some of the storage issues, but wondering in anybody here has some practical experience with them.

I've got one of these Werner Multi-purpose things with a 11 ft reach, fully extended. It's very sturdy, and has served well around the house, but it's heavy and takes up a bit of space, and comes a tad short for roof access, so looking for a better option.

 
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