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Old 04-18-2017, 11:18 AM   #41
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I really kind of like that and in certain circumstances that would really be a great way to go.

I had a father in law three marriages back that was a half assed GC that did remodeling out in Ohio.

He had small trailers set up for various jobs by trade and tools in his van separated by trade.

Best thing about his business, even though his electrical and plumbing skills sucked he was organized.
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Old 04-20-2017, 09:32 PM   #42
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Nice!

I've seen people use that platform when it's in extension ladder mode. I don't think I would do that, too scared to step off.


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I've seen people use that platform when it's in extension ladder mode. I don't think I would do that, too scared to step off.





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I've seen people use that platform when it's in extension ladder mode. I don't think I would do that, too scared to step off.


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Do you climb around that step or engage it after you are higher than it or how does that work?
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Do you climb around that step or engage it after you are higher than it or how does that work?


You engage it after climbing over it , kick it out with your feet.... the air deck was also another factor in choosing this ladder , just seems like it would make being high on the step ladder a littler more tolerable and easy



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You engage it after climbing over it , kick it out with your feet.... the air deck was also another factor in choosing this ladder , just seems like it would make being high on the step ladder a littler more tolerable and easy

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The whole thing just scares me. Stepping on it while climbing, sliding it out from the step above, stepping down onto it hoping it's properly in place.

I don't mind heights and have done some crazy things in my time, but for some reason thinking about using that step gives me the shivers.
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The whole thing just scares me. Stepping on it while climbing, sliding it out from the step above, stepping down onto it hoping it's properly in place.

I don't mind heights and have done some crazy things in my time, but for some reason thinking about using that step gives me the shivers.
It reminds me of the little platform high divers in the circus use.
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All I know is this ladder came in very handy today , twice


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Awesome.

How did you feel on that baby, a little shaky at first?
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How did you feel on that baby, a little shaky at first?


It felt great , I was very comfortable on it


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I have a tray from th edepot that hangs on a step that comes in handy when working at the top of the ladder for parts, etc.
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The Little Giant Revolution can be bought with integrated ratcheting levelers which adds weight but also makes it easy to adjust the ladder on irregular surfaces without need for blocks.

One problem I have run into with the adjustable ladders is that when extended the rung gap changes and so tool platforms no longer work and the rungs themselves become half as deep and so not at all comfortable to stand on for any length of time.
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The Little Giant Revolution can be bought with integrated ratcheting levelers which adds weight but also makes it easy to adjust the ladder on irregular surfaces without need for blocks.

One problem I have run into with the adjustable ladders is that when extended the rung gap changes and so tool platforms no longer work and the rungs themselves become half as deep and so not at all comfortable to stand on for any length of time.
Which is a good reason to keep a good pair of boots in the truck for days you'll be on a ladder for more than just a climb or two.
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The Little Giant Revolution can be bought with integrated ratcheting levelers which adds weight but also makes it easy to adjust the ladder on irregular surfaces without need for blocks.

One problem I have run into with the adjustable ladders is that when extended the rung gap changes and so tool platforms no longer work and the rungs themselves become half as deep and so not at all comfortable to stand on for any length of time.
This is true, and these reasons, along with the ladder's weight, are why you don't want to be using it is your main "everyday" ladder.

But when you need to get into an odd position to get something done, the Little Giant really works well.
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This is true, and these reasons, along with the ladder's weight, are why you don't want to be using it is your main "everyday" ladder.

But when you need to get into an odd position to get something done, the Little Giant really works well.
It definitely fills a need, although you may not realize this until you have one on the truck.
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Two things, no freaking way I get on that thing without someone standing at the bottom to hold it.
Second one is no way I even allow someone to install that ugly ****ing fan in a hallway/stairwell. I honestly would have said no.
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Two things, no freaking way I get on that thing without someone standing at the bottom to hold it.
Second one is no way I even allow someone to install that ugly ****ing fan in a hallway/stairwell. I honestly would have said no.
You'd be surprised how stable that ladder is.
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