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Old 07-31-2020, 01:40 AM   #1
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Cab Bunk Ladder Upgrade

Just wanted to show my low cost fix for an adult to be able to get safely and comfortably up and down from cab over bunk. We upgraded the sleeping area with 3" gel foam mattress topper, so it is actually comfortable to sleep in. The problem was the 12" wide straight up and down ladder with the narrow rungs that came with the RV. I made this ladder with a 5' step ladder and a piece of aluminum angle iron. Works great and its actually lighter than the stock ladder.
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Old 07-31-2020, 01:44 AM   #2
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That is a truly nice mod.
The stability must be a 1,000% improvement.

Now... What can we make from your old ladder?
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Old 07-31-2020, 01:54 AM   #3
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Thanks Ducksface! Let me know if you think of something cool for the old ladder, for now its just collecting dust in the pole shed.
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Old 07-31-2020, 06:07 AM   #4
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That’s a cool idea. I really wish that big ladder was collapsable for better storage
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Old 07-31-2020, 02:02 PM   #5
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Nice! Where do you store it?
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Old 07-31-2020, 02:53 PM   #6
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Good idea.

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Old 07-31-2020, 03:57 PM   #7
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Old 07-31-2020, 07:03 PM   #8
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I just store it up in the bunk, where do other people store their ladders?
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Old 07-31-2020, 08:39 PM   #9
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did you upgrade the mattress and the ladder! Ha
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Old 07-31-2020, 09:33 PM   #10
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We have two the big one goes in the master bedroom and then the smaller one for the rear bunks fits under the cushions of the over head bunk
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Old 08-02-2020, 02:17 PM   #11
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did you upgrade the mattress and the ladder! Ha
Absolutely! No sleeping up there without the 3" gel foam topper!
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Old 08-05-2020, 09:33 PM   #12
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Ladder

Wow, I like that! I have an ACE 30.3 and the provided ladder is not acceptable at all for an adult to climb up and down on. My bud would be able to sleep up there now I think!😄
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Old 08-06-2020, 02:11 AM   #13
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Thanks Ducksface! Let me know if you think of something cool for the old ladder, for now its just collecting dust in the pole shed.
Could you use the old ladder on the outside ladder to the roof? Will it reach the ground from the bottom of the rear ladder?
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