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Old 10-08-2016, 09:23 PM   #1
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New better bunk ladder

The original cab bunk ladder Jayco supplied with my Seneca was very uncomfortable to climb in bare feet, even my young grandsons complained. I purchased an aftermarket RV bunk ladder from Amazon, it had wider rubber-covered rungs, but was flimsy and still hard on the feet.

I recently decided I needed to do something better. So I sourced a "shelf ladder" from Amazon which is somewhat like half a stepladder. I then fabricated two adapters out of 1/8' steel stock. I riveted these adapters to the outer beams, and the top of the adapters were heated and bent to form hooks for attaching to the existing bunk. I then painted the whole ladder in black textured finish.

New ladder is very sturdy, no deflection at all. And the rungs don't hurt the feet! I still may cover the rungs in carpet so they are not are not so cold.

Here is the Amazon link for the ladder: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Below is a picture of the finished product.
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Very nice Mod!
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Thanks!
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That looks fantastic!
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Old 10-16-2016, 05:16 PM   #5
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Just camped for a long weekend with 2 grandsons and nephew. They all said it was much better than the old ladder. So a "thumbs-up" from 6, 8 and a 9 year old!
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