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Posted: 06/05/19 04:13pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My Cardinal has the Morryde steps from the factory. The brackets for the traditional fold out steps are on the frame. It would be simple to bolt on the folding steps and cut the aluminum skirt, istall some trim and remove the Morryde steps. Look under your trailer, the brackets may be there.


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I’ve said the MorRyde Step above would be a deal breaker and last week proved why as the boat parked next to our fifth wheel in storage was so close our door couldn’t fully open. Man handling steps with removable brackets isn’t something I would do even though I could.

I debated between the MorRyde and Torklift Steps before selecting the Torklifts and have never been disappointed with them.


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I put on the Torklift steps and could not be happier.

Fully adjustable to any terrain and height. You can control what height you want the 1st step outside door to be.

Very stable no movement going up or down. I suffered several strokes and these steps really help me getting in and out of 5th wheel.

Works in tight situations

Folds up and stays outside 5th wheel. No dirt or water dripping inside RV like steps that fold up inside RV

Company was great to deal with.

Installed in less than a 1/2 hour by my son-in-law with very minimal help from me.

I don't think that you can go wrong with these steps!

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Another vote for the Torklift here. I put them on last fall and couldn't be happier as well. My In laws liked them so much all us kids chipped in and my brother in law and I installed a set on their fifth wheel.

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Hammerboy wrote:

Another vote for the Torklift here. I put them on last fall and couldn't be happier as well. My In laws liked them so much all us kids chipped in and my brother in law and I installed a set on their fifth wheel.

Dan


Hammerboy, how do these differ than the standard 3 step fold down stairs that come standard with fifth wheels?


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ReneeG wrote:

Hammerboy wrote:

Another vote for the Torklift here. I put them on last fall and couldn't be happier as well. My In laws liked them so much all us kids chipped in and my brother in law and I installed a set on their fifth wheel.

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Hammerboy, how do these differ than the standard 3 step fold down stairs that come standard with fifth wheels?


If you are referring to the old school springboard style they are simply much much more solid as they are on the ground. If you're talking about the new standard that you are seeing with the kind that folds out of the door, these don't store inside but in the cavity where the old school steps would be. Lots of you tube videos.

My in laws are getting older so we went from a tall 3 step old school to a 4 step Torklift for a easier step for them.

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Hammerboy wrote:

ReneeG wrote:

Hammerboy wrote:

Another vote for the Torklift here. I put them on last fall and couldn't be happier as well. My In laws liked them so much all us kids chipped in and my brother in law and I installed a set on their fifth wheel.

Dan


Hammerboy, how do these differ than the standard 3 step fold down stairs that come standard with fifth wheels?


If you are referring to the old school springboard style they are simply much much more solid as they are on the ground. If you're talking about the new standard that you are seeing with the kind that folds out of the door, these don't store inside but in the cavity where the old school steps would be. Lots of you tube videos.

My in laws are getting older so we went from a tall 3 step old school to a 4 step Torklift for a easier step for them.

Dan


I meant the old school style that fold down and are not supported on the ground. We too are getting older, but seem to be OK using them, but others make comments about how steep they are or that they are not supported.

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You can go to the TorkLift website and there is a lot of information there for you to review.

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My wife has had 2 knees and 2 hips replaced and we have the 4 step TorkLift. She finds it much, much better to go up and down the steps. I installed them myself.


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Pipeman wrote:

My wife has had 2 knees and 2 hips replaced and we have the 4 step TorkLift. She finds it much, much better to go up and down the steps. I installed them myself.


That is why I have these steps. I suffered several strokes that has left my left side weakened and I have balance issues. These steps making getting in and out of my 5th wheel much easier. My 15 year old dog can go up and down these steps and he couldn't on the original steps. They really make a difference.

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