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Old 01-23-2006, 06:00 PM   #1
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I am wondering what does everyone think about putting something like this on the Airstream?I dont mind doing it by hand all the time(Picking it up,Putting it down,Picking it up,Putting it down.) but it would be nice to have something that was electrical to do it for me.(Just one more gadget to make my life easier.)So what do you all think?I think it is possible but would like some opinions on this.Also I would like to go with the double step.Thanks.
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...ep-parts-1.htm

Here is the step if I am to do this.I just have to make sure it fits snug.
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...tric-steps.htm
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Old 01-23-2006, 07:50 PM   #2
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Devoman,
I'll give to you straight...IMHO, forget it..
You want to make your life easier?? This is not the way to go..
Electric steps are a royal pain in the KWIM??
They stick, don't open, burn out, need juice and greasing...
Go to your local RV dealership and, spend a day walking thru the big MH with electric steps..It's cheaper...lmao
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Old 01-23-2006, 08:07 PM   #3
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Here's vote #2 for "forget it".

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Thats all I needed to know.Thanks all.
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I am not certain which step you were looking at on the page; however, consider that motor homes sit up higher than trailers. The steps on my motor home would require more clearance than what you have on your trailer. This is not to say it can not be done. I am sure someone out there has done it but not with Kwikee.
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Devo,

We travel with this step. It folds flat and takes up little room.
http://www.campingworld.com/browse/s...m?skunum=22129

I know they are not electric, but they are almost as easy...
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Classic vs CCD & Safari

The classics do have two steps, but us po' folk with CCD's and Safari's got stuck with just one. I do notice that on uneven ground that second step can sometimes be a whopper! I've seen a Safari which was upgraded by Jackson Center to have the two step, but I like the folding stool better. It has OTHER uses and is less expensive. I've gotten in the habit of lubricating mine every time I do the stabilizer jacks - about every two or three months. It sure works easier when it's done frequently.

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The classics do have two steps, but us po' folk with CCD's and Safari's got stuck with just one. I do notice that on uneven ground that second step can sometimes be a whopper! I've seen a Safari which was upgraded by Jackson Center to have the two step, but I like the folding stool better. It has OTHER uses and is less expensive. I've gotten in the habit of lubricating mine every time I do the stabilizer jacks - about every two or three months. It sure works easier when it's done frequently.

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Paula,

The 2005 CCD's now have 2 steps. I had ours upgraded when I took our 2004 CCD over for some warranty work. They are much nicer.

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That's interesting. I'm taking my trailer down to the dealership tomorrow for warranty work. I'll see what I can do to get these same steps.
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