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Old 28 September 2010, 05:12   #1
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Ladder of rib

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I have been doing some research on the installation of a ladder on my narrow hull rib, and have found the Armstrong Rib Ladder (http://www.armstrongnautical.com/rib_ladder.htm) which is installed on the side of the rib with brackets that are fixed to the tubes.
Does anyone have any experience with these Armstrong Ladders? Are they recommendable?
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Old 29 September 2010, 08:56   #2
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Cant see what stops it pushing in under the boat, unless there`s some sort of pin on the hingey thing?
I`ve watched the nice young lady demonstrate it several times now too.........!
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Old 29 September 2010, 09:05   #3
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Cant see what stops it pushing in under the boat, unless there`s some sort of pin on the hingey thing?
I`ve watched the nice young lady demonstrate it several times now too.........!
I think its a strap on
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I think its a strap on
Sorry, got interupted , I think its a strap on the side that stops it over extending and going under the Rib
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Dive N Dog do nice ones for ribs, they ship to UK, and they are good value too

http://www.divendog.com/Pricelist.as...e=1&category=1
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Old 29 September 2010, 12:31   #6
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Me too...

What about one of those steps that fit to the transom?
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Piranha Ribs had a natty looking ladder on their stand at the boat show. I was shaped to fit the section of the tube, with a fold down extension. Not sure what price it was but might be worth giving them a call.
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Old 03 October 2010, 16:55   #8
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"Diver" on here has a nice ladder which fastens to his A-Frame. He was kind enough to send me some pictures years ago as I intended to get one fabricated.... Until I got the price.
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"Diver" on here has a nice ladder which fastens to his A-Frame. He was kind enough to send me some pictures years ago as I intended to get one fabricated.... Until I got the price.
We had a similar experience when we enquired about Ribcrafts ladder. Excellent fabrication and attention to detail but very expensive. Now looking at the stowable Typhoon product mentioned in other threads.
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I've watched the young lady demonstrate it several times now too! I'd like to try climbing her ladder - just to try it out!

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