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Aluminum Hand Rail for 5 Step Scissor Stair

Aluminum Hand Rail for 5 Step Scissor Stair

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A folding, collapsible hand rail designed for your trailer's scissor steps. Perfect length for the 5 step variety. Call 800-298-1624 to order Brophy accessories and parts part number AHR5 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Brophy products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Aluminum Hand Rail for 5 Step Scissor Stair. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Brophy Accessories and Parts - AHR5

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

A folding, collapsible hand rail designed for your trailer's scissor steps. Perfect length for the 5 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 5-step scissor steps
  • Hand rail length: 57"
  • Hand rail post length: 43"

AHR5 C.R. Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail for 5 Step Scissor Stair





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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 AHR5 Review

Today, we're going to review part number AHR5. This is the Brophy Aluminum Hand Rail for our five-step scissor steps. I have an example of the Brophy Five-Step Scissor Steps right here. Basically, this hand rail will go right to there and then up to the RV. Basically, the way this would attach is on the RV side. It includes the RV mounting bracket with the screws and the pin.

Basically, what you would do is as you can see this mounting bracket. It has a square connector here and you would mount that towards pointing down, and that's going to be where you would install. That would install right like that and then you would take the pin and insert it to the hole. There we go. Then you would clip that on and that would be mounted to the RV.

The other end would basically just clamp to the bottom stair using this bracket bolt and spin-on clip. Basically, what you would do is just to give an example, I'll show you up here to be easier to see, is right where these two brackets are. This will go with the bolt in the middle. This will go right between them and then you would slide on your hand rail, and then put the wing nut on and tighten it down, so basically on the very bottom step right down here. The end of this hand rail has a hole drilled into it.

Just line it up. Put the bracket on there. Let's lift this up. There we go. That would slide through and just put your wing nut on and tighten it down.

That would clamp it to the bottom step. With that connected to the RV, that would pretty much give you the hand rail. This will add extra support when using the stairs. It's easy to remove. It clamps to the existing bottom stair and it includes the RV mounting bracket. It does fold flat for convenient storage. This is the perfect length for the five-step scissor steps. That should do it for review on part number AHR5. .


Customer Reviews

Aluminum Hand Rail for 5 Step Scissor Stair - AHR5

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (9 Customer Reviews)

A folding, collapsible hand rail designed for your trailer's scissor steps. Perfect length for the 5 step variety.

- AHR5
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I submitted a review on my purchase, but I wanted to tell you the story of these stairs. I installed them in my parents house. My parents are getting older (in their 80's) and needed a safer way to get in and out of their attic space. Before the scissor stairs, they were using a step ladder and seemed a bit unsafe. These stairs are perfect for my parents...easy to expand and mount (two person job for them) and the railing is perfect. light weight and very sturdy! I only posted the photo of the stairs but wanted you to see my parents in action. They are soooo happy. I have purchased items from etrailer in the past, but this is by far the best purchase I have ever made.



- AHR5
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Brophy folding stairs and handrail are now providing acess to a just completed mobile showroom! The product is Fantastic! Far exceeds expectations! Easy install and very solid product. E trailer made the purchase, shipping and follow through Spot On! Thank you!



- AHR5
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I don't like scissor stairs. I have a cab over pop up truck camper and scissor stairs don't work without modifying my tail gate. I attached the hand rail as instructed to a "Little Giant" 4 step ladder. This allows me to take along a nice step ladder also. For extra stability I made a ground spike that the bottom portion of the hand rail can slip over. Overall this hand rail is easily adaptable to a few different configurations. Straight forward no frills hand rail that does the trick. Note: You need to pull the bottom plug from the hand rail if your using a ground spike, which by the way is a great idea if I do say so myself. Also the screws were about a half inch to long, They went all the way trough to the inside of the camper. had to get some shorter ones.


Comments
I love it
Jim F - 12/29/2014


- AHR5
by:

Awesome hand rail install in seconds



- AHR5
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I will when I get it installed, Right now the weather is still to cold to load it up



- AHR5
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A must have with the stairs. My wife has a bad knee and this rail has really helped.



- AHR5
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railing is square - I am considering sanding the edges to give a smoother feel (less sharp). Main thing is my spouse likes it.



- AHR5
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Excellent order and confirmation process. Shipping was excellent. Product appears to meet all of my expectations for use on my pickup camper. Very satisfied.



- AHR5
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Order placement was easy, products were delivered in a timely fashion. Very happy with this company.


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Ask the Experts about this Brophy Accessories and Parts

  • Hand Rail that Can Attach to Side of RV
    I am not sure what bumper hand rail you have now but you could use the Stromberg Lend a Hand part # AM-533 as a way to help get in and out of your RV. This is a pretty large handle that folds up against the side of RV when not in use. This can attach to basically any RV sidewall and I attached an install video link to this page as well.
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  • What Size Tubing Does The Brophy Aluminum Handrail Have?
    Both bars in the item # AHR3 use 1/2" square tube aluminum material. The handrail is approx. 39" long and the post is approx. 43" long.
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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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  • 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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  • Scissor Steps that Extend 48 Inches for Vehicle 50 Inches from the Ground
    Aluminum Scissor Steps # AS25 measure up to 48 inches tall and would be the best option for you. They have a 250 pound capacity. The other option is # AS05 which also can extend as much as 48 inches. To add a hand rail, if needed, use # AHR5.
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  • Weight of the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS25
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS25 weigh 33 lbs. They can be folded up, as shown in the attached photo, to make handling them easier since you will be taking them on and off. I've also added a link to a video review of this product for you to take a look at.
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  • Can a Handrail Be Added to the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps Part # AS25
    Absolutely, in order to add a handrail to the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps part # AS25 you will want to use the Aluminum Hand Rail part # AHR5. This handrail is easy to install and is made of a lightweight aluminum. I have attached an installation video of the rail for you as well.
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  • Using Brophy AS05 Aluminum Scissor Steps to Access 44 inch High Walkway
    The Brophy # AS05 Aluminum Scissor Steps you mentioned can be used for heights between 40-48 inches. Since your 44 inch height is right in the middle of that range, the steps would work great for you. If the steps were at a 90 degree angle to the area you are wanting the steps to access, you'll need some type of platform at the top of the steps. The steps have a 250 lb capacity. For safety, I'd also recommend a hand rail like # AHR5.
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  • Replacement Steps For 2014 Grand Design Solitude 369RL
    The TorkLift GlowStep Camper Scissor Steps - 5 Steps - Aluminum - 20" Wide - 350 lbs # TLA7805 are not trailer specific. This step has a bracket mounting height of 42 inches with step dimensions of 20 by 8 inches. The height of the steps when collapsed is 12-13 inches. I've attached the installation details for further assistance. If you need a bracket height of 42 inches, I recommend the 4 step # TLA7504. I recommend using the TorkLift GlowGuide Handrail for Campers and RVs with...
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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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  • Recommended 5 Step Assembly for Swim Spa
    I may have a solution for you, however the Stromberg Carlson Econo Porch Trailer Step with Handrail # EHS-103-R referenced in your question is not available in a 5 step assembly. For a 5 step unit, I recommend looking at scissor steps such as the Brophy # AS25. These 24 inch wide aluminum steps can expand from 40 inches to 48 inches tall and fold up for storage when not in use. The mounting bracket and hardware is included and the aluminum construction makes for a sturdy but lightweight...
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