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Old 12-12-2017, 10:07 AM   #1
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Roof Ladder On 3600 ???

Where do you haul your roof ladder when the garage is full of bikes ? I am apprehensive about leaving it on when traveling down the road.
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Where do you haul your roof ladder when the garage is full of bikes ? I am apprehensive about leaving it on when traveling down the road.
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I don't ever take mine off.

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Thanks, but aren't you concerned it could get caught on something and cause some damage.
I guess I just need to be extra careful.
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Thanks, but aren't you concerned it could get caught on something and cause some damage.
I guess I just need to be extra careful.
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I'm not sure how long the 3600 is but mine is 44 feet. I have to be extra careful all the time. My mirrors stick out further than the ladder.

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Old 12-12-2017, 11:15 AM   #5
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I have the 3200 and leave the ladder on all the time also.. You lose about 8 inches clearance is all on the one side. Be careful is all.
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Thanks That's what I will do.
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Thanks That's what I will do.
You could spend a couple hundred dollars and get one of those ladders that folds up against the unit like the new ones.

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I used to leave it on, until I hit a cone in a construction zone, in the dark. Shipping a new ladder cost as much as the ladder. I put the ladder diagonally across the top of the cargo in the garage. Top end rests on trunk of motorcycle with a pad under it, and bungee cords holding in place. Other end rests on top of bicycle handlebars with a piece of cardboard between, and bungee cords holding in place. We’ve driven NJ to FL and back many times without any issues like that.

I left the ladder home when we went to Maine last year. Only there for 2 weeks. Didn’t need it, and worst case, I could use my folding ladder with the ramp on the cables, or borrow a ladder from the Campground. I need it when we’re in FL for 7 weeks as I have to clear the roof from what the live oak tress drop on it periodically. Gutters always get clogged, and occasional branch that falls on it.

Now that I have RV FlexArmour roof, need to go up and check caulking is history.
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I used to leave it on, until I hit a cone in a construction zone, in the dark. Shipping a new ladder cost as much as the ladder. I put the ladder diagonally across the top of the cargo in the garage. Top end rests on trunk of motorcycle with a pad under it, and bungee cords holding in place. Other end rests on top of bicycle handlebars with a piece of cardboard between, and bungee cords holding in place. We’ve driven NJ to FL and back many times without any issues like that.

I left the ladder home when we went to Maine last year. Only there for 2 weeks. Didn’t need it, and worst case, I could use my folding ladder with the ramp on the cables, or borrow a ladder from the Campground. I need it when we’re in FL for 7 weeks as I have to clear the roof from what the live oak tress drop on it periodically. Gutters always get clogged, and occasional branch that falls on it.

Now that I have RV FlexArmour roof, need to go up and check caulking is history.
Can I ask what the RV Armor cost you?

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I have a Flex Armor as well so no need to check caulking. Thanks for the info.
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