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Old 05-13-2009, 06:51 AM   #1
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I put a new axle on my trailer(April 2008), now my step is higher to get into the scamp. I was thinking of putting a RV step on the scamp.
I use a box with a lid for a step now.

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Old 05-13-2009, 09:48 AM   #2
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I recently installed one on our trailer,
however, the one your showing here will likely be too low to the ground.

The one I got is only 3"drop total.
It looks almost identical as your pic, but it's only 3"" drop.

I also made up a support bracket,so it would be supported better.
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Old 05-13-2009, 01:54 PM   #3
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That's exactly like the one I've got on my Scamp... it has a 21-1/4 inch hitch height, so I thought plenty of room. Wrong. First time out going into a parking lot I smooshed it. Had to use a come-along to pull it back to useable shape. If it gets wrecked again, I'll remove it and build a box like Joy made.
JoyBox from the Awning Mats topic
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Old 05-13-2009, 02:00 PM   #4
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I have a box just like this one
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maybe I should just keep this setup.Good place to store stuff.
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Old 05-13-2009, 02:29 PM   #5
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Hi: All... I saw someone using a plastic step thingee from an exercize workout step set. Looked just the right size...but purple!!!
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Old 05-13-2009, 06:24 PM   #6
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We have a step like the one pictured on our 16' Scamp and it is okay to step into the trailer on, but it is too shallow to step out comfortably without twisting my leg/knee so we do not use it. We have a sturdy portable step with folding legs that we use instead.
http://www.campingworld.com/shopping/item/...ding-step/38293
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:35 PM   #7
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I have the Camping world one like Vivian has.
I highly recommend it. It is sturdy - built to last.
I am so glad I spent the money on this one..
Easily stored inside on the camper floor when traveling.
I love mine
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Old 05-14-2009, 05:20 AM   #8
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Good step but no storage.

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Old 05-14-2009, 09:40 AM   #9
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What you show looks like what Casita uses.

This is what I had with my Scamp with a mat on top that was just lying there at the time. The legs folded up and we put it in the bath upside down when travelling.

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Old 05-14-2009, 09:45 AM   #10
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[quote]Good step but no storage.
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This is the one I installed not long ago,
and I can assure you, there is plenty of ground clearance.
I looked at several types, and this was the only 1 that would be high enough off the ground.

Part #[b] 86296.

It's actually the same exact height as my crank down stabilizer jacks.

It simply pushes straight in to put away while traveling, and believe me when I say,
it will support your weight.
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:45 AM   #11
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Do you have a web page?

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Old 05-14-2009, 11:04 AM   #12
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[quote]Ulysse G.
Do you have a web page?

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However,their parts book is the same as pretty much any RV dealer.

I think I paid about 70-80 dollars Canadian.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:08 AM   #14
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However,their parts book is the same as pretty much any RV dealer.

I think I paid about 70-80 dollars Canadian.

BTW, your trailer definitely looks high enough for the type of step I mentioned.

And,,,my wife is sooooooooooo happy I installed it too.
Besides, one less thing to try to store on the inside floor while travelin. Woo-Hoo
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:30 AM   #15
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15" to the bottom of my door.
So a 7 1/2" rise would be perfect.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:00 PM   #16
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15" to the bottom of my door.
So a 7 1/2" rise would be perfect.

Where are you getting a 7 1/2" rise ??
It's only 3".
The bottom of the step is only 1/4 " lower than the entire frame when open.

The step pulls straight out.(it doesn't drop down).
It doe,s not drop anymore than 1/4"
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:34 PM   #17
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I should have a 7 1/2' rise to split the difference of 15" from the bottom of the door . This would be the best solution. If the step drops down 3" I would have to step up 12" to get to that step. I might just keep my box as a step.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:40 PM   #18
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The top of the step frame doe'st/won,t touch the underdside of your trailer.
It will sit flush with the bottom of your frame(witch should give you the correct height your looking for).

Wish I could show you a pic of my install.
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I get it now. You can mount the step at any height below the frame.


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86296 20" Tread 21" x 3.75" x 14"
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:54 PM   #20
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I get it now. You can mount the step at any height below the frame.

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86296 20" Tread 21" x 3.75" x 14"
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I used 4 short pieces of angle iron,and bolted everything to the frame.
It will not twist/bend.

If you want, maybe I can try to take a few pics,but believe me,
it will work, and you'll be totally happy with it.
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