Ladders To Get On Roof?

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  1. tonywolst

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    Seen similar if not the same and they look pretty good and stable.. :thumb:
     
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    You just have to watch your fingers
     
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    used a set of these ladders to clean and polish the roof this week, got them from maplins £69.99, easy to use , but as already mentioned watch your fingers when collapsing them down.

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    They are quite good :thumb: I had a pair/set about ten yrs ago and gave them to my mate when I no longer had use for them,but he had :thumb:As to price then :Eeek: don't ask :Rofl1:
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    I have some ladders you can have them if you want . I will post them to you, they are in the wifes tights :Rofl1: :Eeek:
     
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    Not sure if this is a bit offtopic or i should start a new topic but... does anyone know if there is a weight at which one shouldn't be climbing onto the roof of a van!? My van needs something doing because the skylight is leaking but being a bit overweight i'm scared that i might climb on top and the whole van will give way and will get squashed! I mean i'm not 20 stone or anything but i'm not skinny or within normal BMI ranges either, so i just wondered :Eeek:
     
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    Check with Geo. He has some, they take him ok with just a little bending. :hardhat::hardhat:
     
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    I have a set of these ladders ....they are very very good ..I paid a bit more money than those at maplins...had them quite a while, they will have got cheaper now...BUT they are Heavy.....around 16kg..the ones on ebay are 12kg....we now use a small set in two pieces they go inside the boot garage at the back...they can be used as extending ladder or a one piece or connected together to make a pair of steps...weight 6kg....big difference:thumb:

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    Hi if you are unsure about walking on the roof just place some timber or ply boards across the whole width of the van :thumb: that way the sides will take all the weight :thumb:
    terry
    PS try a dust sheet on the roof first that way it will stop the board from marking the roof
     
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    Yes, I've had a set for about three years now. Max weight 150Kgs. Well worth the price. We paid about £89.00 for the same spec. so yes the price is falling.:thumb:
     
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    I went on my roof to clean the moss off in January when I first bought mine, I was 16st7lbs then, Now after my hols I'm 14st(fit!), mine has an over cab bed so i cant walk on the 'pod' part, other than that It was fine.
     
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    Thanks all, Think I'll order a pair.
     
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    Well done on losing the weight, whilst on holiday too!
    Reassuring to know that the roof might just about hold up under the strain :Eeek: so will give it a go.
     
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    Used mine for the first time yesterday, easy to carry in the bag provided and fit nicely around the brake light bulge on our McLouis Tandy :BigGrin:. Fantastic product and great price from Maplins.
     
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