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Alan Klein

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Small, light, portable stepladder
« on: October 04, 2016, 05:42:43 pm »

Any recommendations for a small, light, portable stepladder when I have to shoot 1' to 2' higher.  To be used outdoors so the ground might not be flat.

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Re: Small, light, portable stepladder
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2016, 08:48:50 pm »

I have two of the Gorilla ultralight aluminum stepladders, both of the ones listed here. They are much lighter than they look, and I like the large flat area for standing. One of them lives permanently in the back of my truck for photo use. I bought them at Home Depot -- had the short one for years, and recently bought the taller one.

I don't know how well any stepladder will work on uneven ground. They sort of need a flat surface to remain stable. :)

Edit: I notice that the link shows a photo and a description of the taller ladder that is not current -- the ladder I purchased has two large standing platforms, not one. More useful that way. But the shorter one gets more use for photo work.
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Re: Small, light, portable stepladder
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2016, 11:53:03 am »

For ultra cheap, ultra short, why not the plastic steps that the shuttle drivers use for shuttle van passengers?
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Re: Small, light, portable stepladder
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2016, 04:54:06 pm »

I was looking for something light and foldable to carry from my car with my photo equipment.  I found these.  9" high and 15 1/2" high and should fit easily in the trunk of my car.  They weigh 3 pounds and 5 pounds respectively.  Who thinks I'll break my neck using these especially the taller one on outside ground?

http://www.qvc.com/Kikkerland-Large-%26-Small-Easy-Fold-%26-Easy-Store-Step-Stools.product.V33793.html?recommendationLocation=2&referringItem=V24888&recommendationTypeId=IOFFER&sc=DTLR
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