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Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 3 Steps - Steel - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 275 lbs

Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 3 Steps - Steel - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 275 lbs

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6-1/8" Deep x 17" wide steel camper steps expand from 24" to 30" tall and fold up for storage. Steps self-adjust for stability on any terrain. Non-slip tread ensures solid footing. Mounting bracket and hardware included. Great Prices for the best rv and camper steps from Brophy. Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 3 Steps - Steel - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 275 lbs part number SS03 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Brophy RV and Camper Steps - SS03

  • Truck Camper
  • Snap-On Step
  • 3 Steps
  • 17 Inch Wide Step
  • Brophy
  • 17 Inch Wide
  • Steel
  • 8 Inch Drop/Rise
  • Ground Contact

6-1/8" Deep x 17" wide steel camper steps expand from 24" to 30" tall and fold up for storage. Steps self-adjust for stability on any terrain. Non-slip tread ensures solid footing. Mounting bracket and hardware included.


Features:

  • Pull-out steps make it easy to get into or out of your towable or truck bed camper
    • 3-Step assembly expands from 24" to 30" tall
  • Scissor design lets you manually collapse steps and fold them up for travel
  • Stairs self-adjust to the terrain for increased stability
    • Hand rail (AHR3 - sold separately) can be added for even more stability
  • Sturdy powder coated steel resists corrosion
  • Diamond tread on each step surface provides solid footing
  • Easy installation with included mounting bracket and hardware
    • Secure the mounting bracket to your camper using the (4) 1/4" x 1-1/2" screws
    • Clip the stairs into the "V" clamps on the mounting bracket
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Entry height: 24" - 30"
  • Step dimensions: 17" wide x 6-1/8" deep
  • Mounting bracket dimensions: 18-1/4" wide x 1" tall x 1" deep
  • Drop/Rise: 8"
  • Weight capacity: 275 lbs


Brophy SS03 Dims

 Brophy SS03 Dims 2

 Brophy AS02 Dims 3

Note: These steps are only to be used while your vehicle is stationary and should not be mounted permanently. Use the mounting bracket provided so the steps can be easily removed prior to travel. For recreational use only. Not for commercial applications.


Will Brophy Camper Scissor Steps Work for You?

Scissor steps are typically installed on truck campers, but can be attached to your truck's tailgate using a special mounting bracket (TSSB - sold separately). After the initial installation, they're easy to attach when needed and detach for compact storage. To ensure you choose the correct size for your application, there are a few measurements you will need to take.


Brophy Mounting Bracket

The Brophy scissor steps have a single mounting bracket that attaches to either the camper wall or the truck bumper beneath the doorway. To decide which size you'll need, locate the space available for the mounting bracket on your application that lines up with the doorframe, and measure the width and height. You will need a mounting space at least 18-1/4" wide and 1" tall.


If it turns out you have more space beneath your doorway, there are larger step assemblies available with 24" wide brackets. A full list of the available steps is below.


Once you have an approximation of where the mounting bracket will go and what size mounting bracket you need, the spot you chose will be used as the "mounting point" to determine how many steps you will need.


How Many Steps Do You Need?

Brophy Entry Height

To decide on how many steps you'll need, measure from the "mounting point" to the ground. This is called the entry height. The entry height should roughly match the height of the steps when they're fully extended, and it will also tell you how many steps you need.


The chart below displays entry height measurement ranges in the first column. If you determined you need an 18-1/4" mounting bracket, the step part numbers with that width are in the second column. If you determined you need a 24" mounting bracket width, the step part numbers with that width are in the third column. Choose the bracket size that is closest to your measurements without going over.


This page's step assembly is in bold text.


Entry Height18-1/4" Mounting Bracket Width24" Mounting Bracket Width
18" - 23"AS02, SS02Not available
24" - 30"AS03, SS03AS23
31" - 40"AS04, SS04AS24
40" - 48"AS05AS25


How Do You Install the Steps?

To install the steps:

  1. Find the mounting spot for the bracket on your vehicle
  2. Unfold the steps and attach to the mounting bracket "V" clamps
  3. Place step assembly against camper or bumper

    -Make sure assembly is centered beneath the doorway

  4. Mark the mounting holes on the camper and drill
  5. Remove steps from bracket and set aside
  6. Attach the mounting bracket to the camper

    -Secure in place with included lag screws

  7. Hook stairs into mounting bracket "V" clamps and extend


SS03 Brophy Camper Scissor Stairs - Triple - 8" Drop/Rise - 17" Wide

Installation Details SS03 Installation instructions



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Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 3 Steps - Steel - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 275 lbs - SS03

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (266 Customer Reviews)

6-1/8" Deep x 17" wide steel camper steps expand from 24" to 30" tall and fold up for storage. Steps self-adjust for stability on any terrain. Non-slip tread ensures solid footing. Mounting bracket and hardware included.

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Have used etrailer 2x. Once for a tankless water heater and now these camper stairs.
Awesome products, service, delivery.
Awesome.



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Here’s my review of the removable folding steps I’m bought installed on my old truck.
Now I’m an older person that really likes to go camping/fishing at 1-2 weeks at a time, needed some easier way to get me in my camper that’s over 30 inches from the ground that is stable and safe.
These folding stairs worked out great for me and are easy enough to remove and store when not used.
This unit came with all hard ware needed to install, and directions on how to do the job at task.
Very well-built unit, very strong too. My chose to leave my tailgate on my truck worked out great for me.
Very happy with the fast shipping and quality of this unit and would remind to others as well.
A bit pricey, but you get what you pay for…! They get this old man in and out of my camper safely and stable to. Hope this helps others…!

Skswindell.tulsa

10/7/2019

Still in top condition...!



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Super easy to instal. Great quality. Work just like described. Dogs had trouble getting in and out of the camper, but go up and down no problem now. Much safer for humans and pets to get in and out.



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I have had these stairs a year, use them everyday in my tiny home. They are everything I could have hoped for, sturdy and reliable, even held up through the Colorado winter with so much snow! Thanks for making such a great product!



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This is my second set of steps worked great in the past know they will do the job in the future.great service and price from trailer !



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Absolutely perfect. I recently purchased a Freightliner M2 tanker. Unfortunately it was too steep for my dog climb into. The scissor steps made it so much easier for the both of us. I'm sure they weren't designed specifically for dogs but they definitely work. The mount was easy to install and the steps are sturdy, easy to set up and detach. I highly recommend this product



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I have attached the step photos as you requested. We are happy with the quick service and quality of the product. Our only concern is the large open area from the top step to the trailer, you have to be careful and wee ones with short strides cannot use it alone.



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Probably some of the quickest shipping around thats for sure!



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Arrived quickly and was a great price!



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I ordered this item and received it in just a couple days, fast and as described! Installed it to my Grumman Step Van Custom RV in about 20 minutes! Also purchased an aluminum railing that was easy to install as well! Great stairs and railing!



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The scisser steps I recieved work absulutley awsome. Only took 4 days from Missouri USA to Nova Scotia Canada.As advertised easy to install.Noah, my service provider was fanastic on all details and never missed a beat. Three thumbs up.



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Came really quickly and I installed it within within 45 minutes went on easing. On my travel trailer.



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These steps were just what I needed for my truck camper. Strong and felt secure. Easy to install and easy to deploy for use. Also easy to fold up and put away when not needed. The user must be physically able to handle the steps for installation and to remove when you are finished. My distance for the length may have been just in the middle of the two sizes so I added an adjustment to the bottom to allow me to raise or lower the bottom step by and couple of inches because of uneven terrain. This simple adjustment allows to make the steps level. The diamond plate for the step is slippery when wet. with the wrong type of footwear it is also slippery. I added a stick on surface and now no more slipping. I don't think I can find a better product for my truck camper.



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Pleased with the price and the delivery.



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These stairs are excellent quality. They’re heavy duty and very convenient. Easy to install and remove. Highly recommend.



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Well built steps. I spent 5 minutes installing and they work great so far. It's so much better than using a step ladder! I highly recommend.



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Works like a charm on my pop up camper. Perfect height and folds up to nothing. Love it. Took about half an hour to install.



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Super Sturdy steps that work perfectly on our Shadow Cruiser Slide in Truck Camper on our Chevy Colorado. This are heavy duty steps, well built and rugged. I would highly recommend these if you are in need of steps.

Karen S.

11/7/2018

These steps are extremely well made, the only modification we did was to apply an anti-slip spray to make them safer. They remain in perfect condition after lots of camping trips.



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This was a great deal as the price included shipping. The steps were shipped promptly and were actually higher quality than I had expected. Very sturdy, just the right height for my new camper and easily installed. I did replace the screws that came with it for quarter inch bolts that bolted through my bumper step. Thanks for a great product and great service.

John B.

11/1/2017

the steps are sturdy, well made, and very stable. An excellent product



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Thank you etrailer for carrying these excellent steps! The scissor step design has made it possible to safely access my truck camper & they're lightweight so I can easily attach them.



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I really like these steps. They are easy to take down and setup. We normally camp out in the forest where there is little to no artificial lighting so I sprayed some florescent paint on them and they really glow in the woods making them easier to see when entering or exiting the camper.

Scott

3/6/2018

We have had these step for a year now and they are still working great.



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Been Awesome, probably should have gotten the 5 step but the 3 works great on Our Palomino Ba ckpack 1251SS



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Very easy to install. Durability is of good quality. E trailer had very fast delivery as I on a short time frame to get these steps mounted and be able to within a week.

Larry H.

8/17/2015

The steps are very study and worth the money spent



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These portable stairs were exactly what we needed with my slide in truck camper. In a years worth of use, there has never been a problem, the build quality is impressive. I have total confidence these stairs will outlast my truck and camper. They were easy to install, 1 plate/bracket. They are a breeze to take on and off. I just fold, stow and go.



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I had my doubts when ordering this product on-line. I’m the kind of consumer that wants to touch and feel the product before purchasing so I set my expectations low. I was surprised to find the product sturdy and well-constructed well surpassed my expectations. This product renews my faith in purchasing on-line and I would highly recommend this product. The only thing I added was a non-slip tape to the treads. Looks like I will enjoy the stairs for decades to come. Very satisfied customer.
Ted Rudolph, Yerington NV


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