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Old 01-26-2014, 02:07 AM   #1
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bending an alumnium ladder?

hi folks,
i bought this RV ladder, i was wondering if you guys think i should bend it to fit the rear of the bus, or just make new longer legs that can reach the bus body.
here it is just sitting on the bus for a refrence




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Old 01-26-2014, 02:32 AM   #2
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

I think longer legs would look the best. Gives it a nice clean look.

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Old 01-26-2014, 07:13 AM   #3
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

Yeah longer legs, if you bend it the legs will then be crooked and that would be ugly
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:09 PM   #5
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

me too longer legs
What kind of attachment are you going to use? and on the roof part?
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:44 PM   #6
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

I'm with the group. Longer legs
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Old 01-26-2014, 01:53 PM   #7
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

Nah, I think you should bend it.
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

thanks guys, it appears that long legs have won the day, therefore i shall carry out the will of the people im going to remove one of them and see how it is made today
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

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Old 01-26-2014, 05:09 PM   #10
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Re: bending an alumnium ladder?

well i removed one of the legs. looks like it is a flared piece of 1 inch aluminum tube with some kind of anchoring nut pushed inside. the anchoring nut only can be inserted one way. i wonder if anyone knows then name of it? Im going to google boating aluminum, i bet someone there might know as well. ill also need to find a flare tool for 1 inch aluminum.







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