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Old 11-16-2010, 10:30 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by kcbwil View Post
I appreciate the advice, seems a new step is the best choice. I'm sourcing a step and, barring problems, come spring they'll be mouted. Thank you for yr help.
Why not have a try at fixing them before spending $$ on a new set? If you are prepared to buy new anyway, then no harm done if, in the worst case, you make the ones you have worse! instead of better!

You should be able to see what is bent or misaligned and some judicial bending or hammering with a soft faced hammer may well do the trick - you may not even have to dismantle them.

I managed to bugger ours up by leaving them down while pulling away from our driveway and ripped up several feet of sod along the curb!

Steps wouldn't work after that and I was pretty mad at my stupidity!

I had a go at them along the lines I described and they are fine again now. Not even any evidence of my mishap!

Mine are the aluminum double folding stype, but should be the same to fix the steel ones - maybe easier.


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Old 11-16-2010, 10:40 AM   #16
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So, what you're saying is that my original post was right: they stock and sell them.

Yep, but how they must sell them is important too.


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Old 11-16-2010, 11:35 AM   #17
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IF you have the shop and or heating type equipment and a big hammer and an anvil. Id GOT FOR IT. You dont have anything to loose. They dont work anyway so ya aint out nuffin. SO WHAT if ya wind up replacein em,you was gonna have too anyway.

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