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What Size A Frame Ladder?


paulio

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Hi guys. I'm Looking to buy a double A frame ladder but not sure what size to go for. At the moment i use a normal open ended extension ladder which is 10 rungs i believe. its been okay for me 99% of the time, but lately i'm picking up more houses with the little slanted roofs under the first floor windows that i cant get to with the normal ladder.

 

what size A frames do you guys use? Would a 13 rung double "A" be long enough? that seems to be the biggest on midland ladders.

 

 

Cheers Paul.

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i would keep ur small ladder an buy a 30 ft pole an back pack, wfp the high stuff m8. or if u dont like wfp buy a triple extender at least u no it will b big enough an u dont have 2 use the hole thing take a section off .

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i have a 3m tripple and a 3.1 meter double on my van and i use the double for 95% of the ladder work i do it will reach gutters or stretch over sloped roofs but as tench said might be worth getting a little wfp system for the more difficult windows and just beg a bit of water off another windy rather than making your own

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if u have soft water u only need di i have dubble 6.8 liter di set up very cheep defo start with back pack an 5 25 l drums then if u get on with it u will start wfp in more an more an end up wanting a tank system u need to buy a tds meater test ur water mine is 70 ish ppm so no need for ro .

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