Pumper type single wall ladder similar to roof ladder, is available upon request. The ladder weighs 60 pounds, so most roof racks should be able to handle the weight. We recommend using a strong tie-down system, such as ratchet straps, to prohibit any movement of the ladder during transportation. Home Depot charges about $100 for curbside shipping where it’s available, while Lowe’s appears to charge about $50 to $100 . You can find some online retailers that offer free shipping, but they tend to sell the item at a higher base price (by about $40). Other than the weight, the main drawback to the Select Step is the cost.
We tested Werner’s AC52-UB Utility Bucket and AC56-UH Utility Hook, and we thought that both accessories were excellent. The bucket also gave me a place to put the old caulk that I was scraping off the edges of the windows. And with all of that stuff in the bucket, I still had plenty of room left over. As for overall build quality, the Gorilla GLF-5X is fully functional and I always felt secure on it. When you use any stepladder, you should ensure that the legs are level, either by digging one slightly into the ground or supporting one with a shim . Under normal circumstances, with the legs leveled, the two ladders seemed to offer a similar amount of stability in our tests.
It is heavier than the first ladder but my husband says it’s great. Our Step Ladders combine exceptional design with extremely lightweight, long-lasting aluminum construction for exceptional stability and support. If you are using a screen reader, activate this link for accessibility features or call for assistance. Comes with standard mounting bracket on shore end and rubber aluminum wheels at float end. Decking planks are of special aluminum extrusions fastened securely to the tubular cross members. Cleats that provide additional foot grip are supplied as a standard feature. Prime Design is the roof storage expert, with solutions for popular fleet models and custom applications. We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship 90 days from the date of purchase. SKU63419, 67646, 62514, 62656, 63418, 63417BrandFRANKLINFolded dimensions 8-1/3 in.
I’m in my late 60’s and petite and the 3 step and 5 step, I have both, are very easy to carry and stow away. I especially like that I can hold onto the handle as I climb feeling very secure on the ladder. My husband uses the 5 step for a variety of around the house jobs. Bought the 3 step ladder, it so lightweight and easy to carry. Only thing is the price its a little high but waited for my 30% off coupon. I bought the five step ladder to reach the top of my extra high kitchen cabinets, where I would be ascending and descending with china in my hands. It is very strong and stable, The pitch and depth of the stairs makes it easy to move up and down. And best of all, it folds quite flat and is very light. If you own aluminum ladders ,Take them to the scrap yard. From pavement to soil, changing a bulb to chiseling stone, the leader in ladders has a solution for your situation.
However, many of these pros and cons are governed by factors that have nothing to do with fire apparatus. For example, bigger and taller aerial apparatus may not fit inside existing fire stations. Heavier fire apparatus may exceed weight limitations on bridges, viaducts, and overpasses. Heavy rigs increase the cost of street maintenance because they tear up road surfaces over a period of time. Running over curbs and sidewalks, which sometimes can’t be avoided, cracks their surfaces, shortening their expected service life span. Steel can withstand higher temperatures than aluminum, but aluminum doesn’t rust so in the long run it does better in harsh, inclement weather. And on and on it goes-for every pro opinion, there’s a rebuttal con opinion. If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Additionally, if you’re going to be using both hands while on the ladder, it’s a good idea to have someone with you in case of an accident. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property.
Stepping down to the Type I, 250-pound rating saves you just 5 pounds, and buying the same ladder but with an aluminum body saves you only about 3½ pounds. So although such minimal reductions add up, they don’t result in a featherweight ladder. Extension ladders are simply heavy, and sacrificing safety features to shave off a pound or three doesn’t make sense. Without the large platform steps, the FS106 supports only the arch of your foot (or the ball, depending on how you’re standing). You’re more likely to need to brace your knee against the top step, and you’ll have to be more careful shifting your feet or reaching down for tools. The FS106 offers a fine setup, but the GLF-5X simply gave us a much better feeling of comfort while we were working.
Compared with the design of a traditional stepladder, this setup provides a much more comfortable sense of balance and range of motion while you’re working. Fiberglass ladders are stronger than wood or aluminum ladders and will not rot or corrode. The vivid colors of the ladders (i.e. red, orange, yellow, black, blue or green) are produced by pigmenting the resin in the pultrusion process. With the color throughout the part, there is no chipping or peeling. We make sure that each of the products services we design is highest standards meet the end to end requirement of clients. We are customer-centric company & all our business practices are directed in achieving the satisfied clients. For the same, we offer high-quality products at competitive prices & ensure to meet the delivery schedules.
Aqua Stairs dock and boat ladders allow entry and exit to the water in a stair step fashion. Secondly, conventional boat and dock ladders have vertical steps that are typically between 2 and 3 inches in depth, which can hurt your feet. Aqua-Stairs boat ladder and dock ladder steps are approximately 8 inches deep providing much more comfortable footing. This wide and deep dock and boat stairs allow you to sit on them while in the water. Strongwell fiberglass ladder rails are manufactured and tested in accordance with ANSI A14.5 – the American National Standards Institute Code governing fiberglass ladders in the USA. Fiberglass rails are used in step ladders, extension ladders, articulating ladders, step stools, mobile maintenance platforms and other specialty ladder products.
With its top two platform steps, the Gorilla provides more comfort and easier balancing compared with a regular stepladder. If you’ve never bought a ladder, brace yourself for an eye-popping price tag. Made with a girder side rail design for the utmost in rigidity and side sway stability. Contact us to speak with our company about your dock and boat ladder needs. We feature an extensive selection of stair case style / angled ladder products nationwide. And if you are need of a dog ramp as well as a people ladder, these dock and boat ladders are all you need. Aqua-Stairs swimming ladders work for both people and pets! This will save space on your dock since you don’t have to have multiple dock accessories.
Either way, it’s important to note that while they don’t catch fire easily, exposure to heat over an extended period will cause the ladders to become hot. Put that into consideration before you purchase these ladders for stairs. Hence, with fewer processes to go through and lower overhead costs, customers can now enjoy lower price tags. The best part about its affordability is that it doesn’t compromise on the quality. Its production remains authentic and genuine to the sturdiness of the alloy material. Aluminum ladders have presented some of the most significant benefits there are. Decide what material gauge number or thickness in inches is right for your project. Extruded products do not have an actual gauge due to the manufacturing process.
This allows you to position the ladder close to shrubbery for safe, efficient hedge cutting. Many landscapers know the value of a tripod ladder for hedge cutting and other outdoor tasks. The ladder resists ‘walking’ on uneven surfaces and can be set up as close as possible to your work area. The Louisville FS2005 step ladder is constructed of fiberglass for durability and stability and has a 250-pound duty rating. This 5-foot model makes a great ladder for painting and other projects. It weighs about 14 pounds, and folds easily for storage in your garage, shed, or basement. “With this ladder that folds up for easy transport in your car, you’re always ready to climb to new heights.”