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Review of TorkLift RV and Camper Steps - Truck Camper Scissor Steps - TLA7844

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TorkLift RV and Camper Steps - Truck Camper Scissor Steps - TLA7844 Review


Michael: Hi there, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today we're going to take a quick look at the Torklift GlowStep Stow N' Go Scissor Step. This is going to be a great option for your truck campers. It's going to allow you to get in and out of your camper a lot easier. This is a scissor step so these stairs will collapse to make it much easier. This will be mounted up so you'll be raising the steps up rather than lowering them down like I just did.

But then you've got this strap on the side. You'll have one on each side that you'll put onto that nylon stud there and that will keep the stairs up in place so you can travel with these on the outside of your camper, you won't have to worry about detaching them and storing them inside the camper and then when you get to wherever you're going, just simply pop those off and then you'll be able to extend your steps again.These are ideal for an entry height of 31 to 42 inches, so keep that in mind, make sure that that's going to work for your application. These are aircraft grade aluminum, so they're going to be very durable and rustproof. The step dimensions are right about twenty inches wide by eight inches deep. Your rise and drop from one step to the next is going to be about seven and a half inches, so it's going to be very comfortable a descent or ascent as you're getting in and out when you have them fully extended like this or right about 43 inches away from your truck so you want to make sure that you're going to have at least that much room whenever you're picking out a parking space.

These will hold up to 375 pounds so they're going to be very durable, very strong, so shouldn't have any problems there.You can see if I zoom in a little bit closer here, we do have the built in Sure-grip tread here. It's going to make the steps give us a little bit more traction, so if our shoes are wet or muddy we're not going to have to worry about slipping on that aluminum so it's going to give us excellent footing.On the sides we do have stainless steel hinges that are going to bolt together rather than being riveted, so having those bolts on there it's going to allow you to take a step off if you want to, if you need it shorter or you can add steps to it, it's very customizable like that. Just keep in mind the more steps you add, the lower your weight capacity is going to get. But overall, I think it's going to be a nice option.The bushing bearings on the inside here are going to offer a much better, long lasting option than your standard rivet connections. On the top side here, you can see we do have a white powder coat steel mounting bracket and the white powder coat is going to make that very corrosion resistant.

That's one of the main differences between this and another very similar option that we have. We do have another four step option just like this, but it's got a black mounting plate here. So depending on your application, you want to make sure that it's going to match nicely with your vehicle. So you can either do the white or the black, both are available here at etrailer.com. These are roundabout 24 and five eights of an inch long.

So you want to make sure that you're going to have enough room to get this mounted in place.There are about seven and five eights of an inch tall and then they stick out at about three and three eights of an inch. So they're going to be about three and three eighths of an inch deep. The landing gear on our feet, this is really nice, these come pre-installed, you're not going to have to install them on your own, but these are going to allow you to adjust your stairs so that you can accommodate uneven ground. So these will rise up to about three inches from side to side and so you can see you just simply push in on that button there and then raise or lower them as you need. Then our feet here, these are going to be really nice wide feet that are going to make sure that you're not sinking into the soft earth if you're on dirt or grass or something like that. So nice feet option there for you.And then another really nice thing about these stairs are these glow strips. So those will in your low light conditions, when you're walking into your camper at night, those are going to glow. Let me turn off the right here see if you can tell. Might not be able to see it very well on my cameras, but those are glowing nice and bright for me, so when you're walking in, those are on either side of the steps. So it's going to give you a nice reference point as to where your steps are so that you don't risk falling off of your steps. Those don't take much light at all. If you have them sitting out in the sun for about five minutes, they're going to glow for up to 10 hours so those are a really nice safety feature there for you.These stairs are made here in the USA, so you can trust that they are made to the high quality standards that we've come to know and trust for products that are made here in the US and they do come with a limited lifetime warranty. So if you we're to have any problems with them, you could give us a call, we'd be happy to help you out with that. But I really don't think you're going to have any problems, these are a really nice step.A lot of our customers talk about how sturdy they feel and what good quality they are. So if you're in the market for a four step scissor step for your truck camper, I'd say these are going to be the way to go. Now, keep in mind we do have a whole line of these steps here at etrailer.com, so if you want a three-step option up to a six step option, we have all those for you. And again, with the white brackets or the black bracket. So either way, we've got options for you here at etrailer.com. So, hope this video has been helpful in helping you decide if this is the right set of steps for you. Again, I'm Michael with etrailer.com, thanks for watching..


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