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Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair

Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair

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A folding, collapsible hand rail designed for your trailer's scissor steps. Perfect length for the 4 step variety. Call 800-298-8924 to order Brophy accessories and parts part number AHR4 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Brophy products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Brophy Accessories and Parts - AHR4

  • RV and Camper Steps
  • Handrails
  • Brophy
  • Folding Handrail
  • 49 Inch Long
  • Aluminum

A folding, collapsible hand rail designed for your trailer's scissor steps. Perfect length for the 4 step variety.


Features:

  • Add extra support when using stairs
  • Easy to remove
  • Clamps to existing stair and includes RV mounting bracket
  • Folds flat for convenient storage

Specs:

  • Fits Brophy and most other 4-step scissor steps
  • Hand rail length: 49"
  • Hand rail post length: 43"

AHR4 C.R. Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair





Video of Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Brophy RV and Camper Steps AHR4 Review

Today, we're going to review part number AHR4. This is the Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail for the Four-Step Scissor Stairs. Basically, this is a folding collapsible hand rail which is designed for your trailer scissor steps. This is the perfect length for the four-step variety. This handle will add extra support when using the stairs. It's easy to remove.

It clamps to your existing stair and it includes an RV mounting bracket. Again, it does fold flat for our storage. Basically, this is will fit the Brophy brand in most other four-step scissor steps. I have an example here of a four-stair system and, basically, your hand rail would mount pretty much on that application. You would want to mount the hand rail on the latch side of your RV door because you would not want the door to swing open and hit the hand rail.

Basically, I just want to show you the mounting brackets and how it mounts to the stairs. Get start with this. This is the RV mounting bracket. It has a pin in it. Basically, what this would do, it has four mounting holes and it does come with the four mounting screws.

This would bolt on to your RV with the square side connector pointing down. Basically, you would take the section of your hand rail that has the bevel cut in it. Once this is installed on the RV, this part would go. This handle would go right into there and you just line the hole up. Put the pin through.

Once the pin goes through, put the clip on it and that's basically how your upper part will be mounted to the RV and be connected. Then on the very bottom part that will clamp to the stairs, it will be aluminum bracket with a bolt and a wing nut on it. The way that would attach on the very bottom step, you would run this behind the step through the hand rail and then put the wing nut on to attach it. Basically, I'll show you right up here how that would work like you'd find the two brackets right here. Put this bracket between the stairs with the bolt sticking out, slide on your hand rail and then tighten it down with the wing nut. Basically, I'll show you where it goes right here and then just line the hole up on the hand rail. Slide it through. Sit that up there. Put your wing nut on and snug it down. I want you to snug to the stairs. This part would be mounted up to your RV. That's basically how that would install on your vehicle and on the stairs. That should do it for review on part number AHR4.


Customer Reviews

Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair - AHR4

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (26 Customer Reviews)

A folding, collapsible hand rail designed for your trailer's scissor steps. Perfect length for the 4 step variety.

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A good addition to the scissor steps as it adds that extra stability if your balance isn't perfect. 410073



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Installed the new Brophy scissor steps and the optional hand rail yesterday on our cab over camper, we are very pleased with the wider steps, plus my wife loves the hand rail. The four step scissor steps were the perfect height from our camper to the ground which replaced a three step scissor that were narrower and had to have a support box to make them work. The new scissor step installation was very easy to do as was the hand rail. I highly recommend the Brophy scissor steps and the hand rail option, for the price, it's a great product. 198378


Comments
After 1 year, the scissor steps and hand rail are working just as good as the day I put them on! I highly recommend this product! Was easy to install and the wider steps with the hand rail was the best safety idea for entering or exiting our camper. At the time, gave this product 4 stars, after I year it gets 5 stars, super product!
Jerry W - 05/27/2016

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Excellent product. High quality design and construction. Great customer service to deployed military overseas. 664821



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Great product. Easy installation Faster service Recommend to everyone who has a trailer! 641519



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it was the answer for me....we had (since traded) a truck camper (loved it) but as a person with a stroke, getting in and out would have been a serious problem if it had not been for these steps and this awesome handrail! It totally gave me the stability to go both up and down. Loved it! Assembly and mounting took a half second! I guess you could say this handrail made the impossible possible for me. Excellent product!S 478728



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etrailer.com as always, provided great service and a great product! I will continue to use etrailer.com for everything I need for my RV! 440136



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The steps work great.. Much safer and easier to use than original steps. The Hand rail +Steps are a must!! 401633



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Very impressed with the quality. 400448



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Absolutely top notch product and servic e! 310583



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I was surprised how soon they arrived after I ordered them. We had made some nice wood steps that were sturdy and looked nice, but they had a big problem. Did I mention we live in an rv.I and our elderly Newfoundland dog have trouble getting into our rv. The wood steps were very heavy and hard to move. I saw these online. They are perfect, lightweight, easy to fold and move, easy to reattach, and most important very sturdy. I will tell anyone needing help in getting in their rv to purchase etrailer stairs. 272860



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I have purchased both the brophy steps and handrail from etrailer.com. Botlh were excellent products andm sturdy enough to allow me to feel safe when entering and exiting the camper. etrailer.com was efficient in product delivery. 269119



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We bought this handrail for our overhead camper on our pickup because the steps are so high going up to the camper. We looked around and couldn't find a handrail specifically for our application so we bought this one. I had to modify the bottom bracket that ties the handrail to the steps and now it works fine. The bracket mounts easily and only takes a couple of minutes each time to setup. It definitely gives us that extra stability we need while going up and down the steps. It would have been nice if there had already been a bracket available for our application, but if you are handy, this is definitely worth the money. 267983



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Thrilled that it came so soon! Looks easy to assemble. 265122



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Haven't installed yet, but looks like made from quality material, should be easy to install on my cabover camper. 264465


Comments
Bought to help the mother out-law climb in and out of the cabover camper. We use it every time we camp now, was easy to install. Would recomend to family and friends.
Patrick H - 06/27/2017

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Quick delivery, easy install. Stairs and hand rail now make it easy for my wife and I to access our pick up bed pop up camper. Stairs fold in and out easily and the hand rail was easy to attach. As you get older the balance is not what it once was. This set up will increase our enjoyment and safety of going camping. 262205



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Awesome product!!! Very easy to use and install. Makes getting in and out so much easier for our kids!! 245966



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The four step scissor stairs and hand rail are perfect for my Alaskan camper. I modified the stairs slightly to attach to the tail gate of my Ford F350. It has provided a very easy way to attach and remove for travel, and a safe way to board the camper. My wife loves it! Thank you. 243237



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Have not installed yet ut they appear to be quite sturdy. shipping was great like always 227935



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Well built and easy to attach. 223271



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This is an excellent accessory to the 4 step steps I recently purchased and as with the steps, was delivered in 3 days. It is a good feeling of security just being able to climb in and out of the camper without having to look down all the time and in the dark. It is easy to install and use and would recommend it for anyone, especially older people like myself afraid of tripping. 207476



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It works great. I had to make an adjustment. The handrail was moved from the left side to the right side of the post to lineup with the door because of how the step was mounted. 206523



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easy to read and install work good 185339



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love it 138354



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I installed this on a 1987 Lance Camper and had to do a few modifications. It looks and works like a champ. 106231



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Perfect Fit ! Great service. 84687


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Ask the Experts about this Brophy Accessories and Parts

  • How to Install Hand Rail AHR4 with a 24 Inch Camper Door
    The # AHR4 hand rail attaches directly to the end of the scissor steps on one side, and the other side mounts beside your camper door. You will want to install the scissor steps closer to the latch side of the door, so that you will have room for the mounting bracket on the hand rail to mount properly beside your door. The latch side of the door would be the best place to install the hand rail, so that the door will not come in contact with the rail as it swings open.
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  • Can the Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail AHR4 Install On Either Side of Trailer Steps
    Yes, I spoke with my contact at Brophy and she informed me that the Aluminum Hand Rail # AHR4 that you referenced can be installed on either side of the steps. All you would need to do is have the wingnut inserted through the other side of the upright post and it could be attached to the other side.
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  • What Steps are Compatible with the Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stairs
    The handrail # AHR4 will fit Brophy and most other 4-step scissor steps. There are so many possible step brands that you likely have a set that is compatible. But to be sure I have linked a video that covers the railing and how it would install. Compare that to your steps.
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  • Replacement Steps for Bigfoot Truck Camper on Ford F-350
    We can set you up with new steps so that you love your whole camper setup, steps included. Based on the information you provided, I recommend taking a look at the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS25. This is a 5-step assembly that can expand to between 40" and 48" and have a 24" width, which is the widest size available. These steps have a non-slip tread and self-adjust for stability. There is a handrail # AHR5 available for additional support. The same steps are available in a 4-step...
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  • Removable Handrail Compatible with Lippert Solid Step # LC678027
    The SolidStep Manual Fold-Down Steps # LC791575 does not have a handrail that is available as an add on part. However, you may want to consider using the Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair # AHR4 that will give you a 43 inch removable handrail. You will need to determine how to attach it to the steps as it is designed for the scissor steps. I've attached a video to assist. Your other option is to use a folding handle that may be longer than your current RV handle. For this...
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  • Do Fold-Out Steps Need to be Removed When Mounting Brophy Scissor Steps
    That is a good question, and you can leave your current fold-out steps up and in the folded position when installing the mounting bracket of the Brophy Scissor Steps. The reason is, the bracket will be installed just underneath the door so as long as when your steps are folded up there is no interference in that area the Brophy steps will be a great option. I added a photo for you a customer sent in which shows the bracket and steps installed so you can get an idea of how they mount. The...
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  • Weight of Folding Aluminum Scissor Steps # AS24
    Yes, I went out to the warehouse and took the stairs only out of the shipping box and weighed them on a postal scale. The stairs only, no mounting bracket or hardware, weigh 23.80 pounds. You may also be interested in the Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair, item # AHR4, for safety when using the aluminum scissor steps.
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  • Actual Weight of Brophy Aluminum Camper Scissor Step AS04
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Step # AS04 features very lightweight construction thanks to the use of aluminum. This entire step assembly weighs in at just under 20-lbs. The similar steel step unit # SS04 weighs in at more than 50-percent heavier, about 31-lbs. If you like you can add handrail assembly # AHR4 which weighs approximately 6-lbs.
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  • Aluminum Scissor Steps AS23 Dimensions
    The height measurement on the item you selected is 24 to 30 inches to the mounting bracket. As long as the distance from the area the stairs are to be mounted straight down to the ground is within this 6 inch range the stairs will work nicely. We have other sizes of steps (see links below) if this size is not correct for you. I have posted links to hand rails for the adjustable steps also. If I can be of further assistance let me know.
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  • Scissor Steps for a 2001 Fifth Wheel Camper
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps # AS24 would work perfectly with your 2001 King of the Road fifth wheel camper. The steps are 24" wide, expand from 31" to 39" tall with a distance from the top of one step to the top of the next step of 7-7/8". I also went to the warehouse and measured the mounting bracket from the top of the V-clamps to the bottom, and it is 1-9/16", so the 1-3/4" of space you have when your door is closed will be enough to support the bracket that attaches...
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  • Stationary Stairs or Scissor Steps and How to Measure Height for Both
    Deciding on what kind of stairs to use on your 5th wheel really just depends on how you would rather use them and what you are looking to get out of them. If you were looking for the easiest to use when it comes to climbing up and down the stairs, then I believe the Econo Porch Trailer Step # EHS-103-R would be very easy. It feels more like conventional steps that everyone is used to so they would feel the most comfortable. These steps have a weight capacity of 350 lbs and the upper...
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  • Are the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS05 Correct for a Camper Attachment 37 inches from the Ground
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS05 that you referenced have a height of 40" - 48" when they are expanded which would be a little too much for your application. Instead, I recommend going with the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS24 which have a height of 31" - 39" when expanded, plus it features the non-slip tread. We have a bracket for a tailgate # TSSB or an RV # AS2002 if you need one as well as a handrail # AHR4 to assist going up and down the stairs.
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  • Mounting Bracket for Brophy # AS04 Aluminum Camper Scissor Steps
    The Brophy Aluminum Scissor Steps you referred to, part # AS04 includes a mounting bracket and hardware as shown in the product description photos, so you won't need anything else to install the steps. Available options include a handrail, part # AHR4 and non skid strips, part # NSAS.
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  • Recommended RV Steps For Use On Unlevel Ground
    I believe I have exactly what you are looking for if you want to keep your current steps. It is the Camco Adjustable Height Platform Step - Aluminum - 19" Long x 14-1/2" Wide - 1,000 lbs, # CAM43676. This adjustable locking step legs allow you to independently adjustable legs for hich and level the step on uneven surfaces. The legs fold under for compact storage and easy setup. If you'd like to add scissor steps, I recommend the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 3 Steps - Aluminum - Non-Slip...
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  • Can Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS04 be Installed on Ram 150 Tailgate
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS04 actually come with a bracket for you to mount on your pickup. It allows you to easily install the steps when you reach your destination and then remove them before heading out! If you would like to add a handrail for more stability we also have part # AHR4 for you to use.
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  • Weight of Steps # AS04 and # SS04
    The weight of the # AS04 steps is 21 lbs, and these have a weight capacity of 250 lbs. The weight of the # SS04 steps is 37 lbs, and these have a weight capacity of 300 lbs. For safety purposes, I also recommend using some Non-Slip Adhesive Safety Strips such as Item # NSAS and the Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair, Item # AHR4. I've attached a video review for each of these products for you to check out.
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  • Recommended 4-Step Scissor Steps For 2016 Sandpiper Trailer
    We do not have steps that are specifically designed for the 27-1/2 inch opening you said you have on your 2016 Sandpiper, but we do offer some steps that will work. I recommend the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS24. These steps are designed to attach to the included bracket that measures 1-inch tall and 18-1/4 inches wide. The stairs are not designed to be a permanent installation so you would need to remove them and store them in the trailer. These steps have a 300-lb capacity. If...
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  • Should a 4-Step Scissor Step be Used or 5-Step to Decrease the Distance Between Steps
    If you pulled out steps # SS04 to a height of 32 inches you would be looking at a step distance of 6 inches or so. The more steps there are in this kind of staircase the less distance (height) it will have to be pulled out, and the closer the steps will be together. The downside is that the less the steps are pulled out the less depth there will be (front to back) before the step above starts to overlap the step below it. That can create a tripping hazard going up and a cause you to miss...
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  • Scissor Stairs Hand Rail for Left Hand Use
    The Stromberg Carlson Rail Mate # AP-101 is intended for left hand mount. All 3 Brophy Handrails # AHR3 for 3-step scissor steps, # AHR4 for 4-step, and # AHR5 for 5-step can all be mounted on either side of the stairs. All 4 products are made to fit most scissor steps.
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  • How is Height of Brophy Camper Scissor Steps Measured
    The height that you see listed is to the bracket. If you check out the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS24 (4 step model) you can see that when fully extended the height from the ground to the bracket is 39". This is one of our more popular options and I recommend going this route. If you would like to use a handrail for more stability you would want part # AHR4.
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  • Scissor Step Recommendation for Mountaineer Trailer 33 inches off the Ground
    The scissor steps part # AS24 would work well for you as they have a height range of 31-39 inches which would be perfect for your height of 33 inches. You would need to have the included mounting bracket attached to your trailer but once that is on the steps would install easily. These would need to get removed off of the mounting bracket if you were to drive the trailer as they do not permanently install. You may also be interested in the hand rail part # AHR4 as well to give you...
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  • What is the Maximum Weight Capacity on the Brophy Aluminum Scissor Steps # AS24
    I spoke with my contact at Brophy and they said the maximum weight capacity of the Brophy Aluminum Scissor Steps, part # AS24, is 300 lbs. If you are needing a hand rail for the aluminum steps I would recommend the Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail for 4 Step Scissor Stair, part # AHR4.
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  • Fitment and Compatibility of Brophy RV Scissor Steps # AS24 on a 2009 Heartland Landmark 5th Wheel
    The Brophy scissor steps # AS24 can be used on 31 inch to 39 inch distances, and since your RV is 38, these will work well for your application. Scissor steps # AS24 include a mounting bracket, see picture, that mounts to the frame under the door of your trailer. These are not meant to be mounted all the time so they would have to be removed when towing the trailer. As long as you have the space for this mounting bracket under your RV door and deactivate any automatic step release on...
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