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Old 12-17-2017, 03:46 AM   #1
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Replacement steps

We replaced the factory steps with Morryde steps. I then removed the factory steps and installed a storage box. I had a friend make a trim for the large gaps. I temporarily painted the trim.. I will have it repainted with a factory color later. I like it. What say you? We use the box for chocks, pads and a pull strap.
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Old 12-17-2017, 06:02 PM   #2
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Looks real good.Nice work.
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Old 12-17-2017, 06:40 PM   #3
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I honestly haven't come to a conclusion about how I feel towards those new Morryde steps. They appear to be rather bulky but I've also read very good reviews. One thing for sure, you're reuse of the space is an excellent idea. There simply wasn't enough thought put into the efficient use of under carriage space for the FL models.
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Old 12-24-2017, 05:41 PM   #4
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We replaced the factory steps with Morryde steps. I then removed the factory steps and installed a storage box. I had a friend make a trim for the large gaps. I temporarily painted the trim.. I will have it repainted with a factory color later. I like it. What say you? We use the box for chocks, pads and a pull strap.
Nice! How do you like the new steps?
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Old 12-24-2017, 06:04 PM   #5
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I do not understand why the manufactures stay with such dangerous fold out types. When these new ones are down they are as solid as home stairs. It’s a little awkward entering due to door swing and location of the hand rail. Other than that we love them.
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Old 12-24-2017, 06:25 PM   #6
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I never minded our Redwood 3 step, but I will admit I wondered what kept me from chopping my fingers off folding them sometimes. Many near misses if I wasn't paying attention.
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Old 12-25-2017, 12:12 AM   #7
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From the reviews I've read, opinions seem to be split about 50/50 on the MorRyde steps. Personally I'm okay with the 4 step fold outs on our 31SL.
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Old 12-30-2017, 02:53 AM   #8
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I like the RW ones. Never had any problems with them and any problems going up or down
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Old 12-30-2017, 03:32 AM   #9
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replacement steps

MorRyde Stepabove is advertised as the next generation for RV steps, but I hope they are only sold as an option. They are certainly solid and adjustable, however; they are also limited, especially if you have a fixed landing at your site or a narrow corridor in a tight RV site. If you can't swing it down, then it obstructs the entrance, which will require that you remove it and then store it as well. It's marketed to fit certain people with diminished gate or balance skills, but I still opt for the 4 aluminum fold down steps that come with the Redwood. I find the 4 step aluminum fold-down steps to be exceptionally lightweight, solid, stable and much more versatile.
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Woodman1, couldn't agree more, so that's the reason I modified our Mor/ryde steps so I can remove them.
We love them for the Winter while we're parked in the warmth, but for Summer travel they can be a PITA, so we use the OEM RW steps then, leaving our Mor/ryde steps in Florida.
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