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Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip - Aluminum

Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip - Aluminum

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37" x 25-1/2" Rail offers stability and convenience as you climb into and out of your RV. Rail securely locks in place while in use and locks in stowed position alongside RV when not in use. Black powder coated aluminum resists corrosion. Call 800-298-1624 to order Stromberg Carlson accessories and parts part number AM-533 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Stromberg Carlson products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip - Aluminum. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Stromberg Carlson Accessories and Parts - AM-533

  • RV and Camper Steps
  • Handrails
  • Folding Handrail
  • Stromberg Carlson
  • Aluminum
  • 25-1/2 Inch Long

37" x 25-1/2" Rail offers stability and convenience as you climb into and out of your RV. Rail securely locks in place while in use and locks in stowed position alongside RV when not in use. Black powder coated aluminum resists corrosion.


Features:

  • Extra-large foldout rail makes entering and exiting your RV safer and easier
  • Locking mechanisms secure the handle in the open position for use and in the stowed position for travel
  • Aluminum construction is lightweight and rustproof
  • Black powder coat finish resists corrosion
  • Black foam padding on handle provides comfortable grip
  • Simple installation - mounts to RV sidewall next to the door with 4 included 2" screws
    • Can be mounted on the left or right side of your door
    • May require drilling through the wall of your RV
    • Use long bolts with washers or a plate (sold separately) if a door stud cannot be found
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Overall dimensions: 37" tall x 25-1/2" wide
  • Distance in between mounting brackets: 19-1/4"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


AM-533 Stromberg Carlson Aluminum Lend-a-Hand Extra Long Rail - Black with Black Foam Grip




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Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip - Aluminum - AM-533

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (61 Customer Reviews)

37" x 25-1/2" Rail offers stability and convenience as you climb into and out of your RV. Rail securely locks in place while in use and locks in stowed position alongside RV when not in use. Black powder coated aluminum resists corrosion.

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The grab rail match the holes from my original handle, so installation was a breeze. Like having the lower handle for my wife's smaller size, makes it great for her.


Comments
It works great. Should be on all RVs.
Doug - 07/28/2021


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Perfect for my small children. Quick and easy to install.



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It's great. So much easier to get in and o.ut of our 5th wheel. Great purchase.



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I installed one of these at both trailer doors. They have been terrific. After a knee and hip joint replacement surgeries and arthritis in the others, my wife is mobility challenged. Not only do these handrails help her get into the trailer, it gives her more confidence about getting in. You should realize there is a chance there may not be blocking at your mounting locations but this is somewhat mitigated by the fact there are 3 screws per mounting block. Special fasteners may be advisable.


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Still working well. I am very pleased.
John T - 04/14/2020


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Super quick delivery, we are so pleased. We are ordering a second hand railing. This hand railing does everything as promised. Really easy to install.



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After one-year the extra long grab handle is still holding up as advertised. I would definitely purchase again.



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My Husband put this on our camper to make it easier for me to get in and out of the camper. it works great



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This assist handle works great for those of us who are a bit older and need something to grab onto before we get on that frsi step.



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I bought two of these for our travel trailer. My wife has mobility issues and this has very helpful to her. They were relatively easy to install. Most trailers have very limited blocking in the wall so it is best if they can be attached at the same attachment points as the original handles. Not the same holes just the same general location.



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We added this railing when we installed Liperts Solid Step RV stairs on our 5th wheel RV. This railing works great for older campers and our younger grandkids as well. Mounted in the original location that pur previous railing mounted. Would be again....



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Bought this unit for my 89 year young mother in law. Needed to get her a little more help with the camper steps. Easy to install and worked just like we planned. She now has places to put both hands on the rail and they start nice and low too. Perfect.



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Just as described. Fits perfect and had it changed out in 10 minutes. strailer was great. Shipped the same day I ordered and it arrived on time.



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My wife has difficulty getting into our newly purchased motorhome so I Googled rv handrails and came up with this Lend-a-Hand Grab Handle. The price was in line with what I expected so I ordered it. Two days later I received the Grab Handle. Installation was easy, took about ten minutes and I am extremely pleased with its operation. Five stars from me.



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Just what I needed. Very well made and it helps this old man get up and down with ease.



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Love it and it looks great! More orders coming your way. I've been bragging on Facebook :)



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Kudos again to etrailer. Arrived early and was packaged well. Fits perfect and makes a huge difference in entering my fifth wheel. Buy all my trailer parts from etrailer and never disappointed



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The extended handle makes entering our trailer much easier. I would especially recommend if someone has limited strength in there arm/shoulder. The installation was very easy as it used the same mounting holes as the original handle.



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Grab Handle received within two days of placing order. Very easy installation. Quality product performs well and provides extra safety on the steps to our fifth wheel.



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These are great We have bought many of these



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We use it as a handrail at the backdoor of the house, were there are 3 concrete steps. It is perfect!



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Mounted this to the brick on my mother in law's house for a hand rail by steps. Worked out perfectly.



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Easy to install!!! I broke my ankle, and having this extended handrail makes it so much easier going up and down the steps into our 5th wheel! Matched up perfectly to the existing screw holes.



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Installed the extend hand rails on our Grand Design Momentum 385TH yesterday. Simple to install, screw holes matched where the old hand rail holes were. Handrails look great on our unit. We ordered 2 as we have two doors on our unit.



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Our Travel trailer sets high, so with this my %foot wife and young grand kids have something to hang onto when using the steps.


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Ask the Experts about this Stromberg Carlson Accessories and Parts

  • Recommended Handrail for Fleetwood Bounder Motorhome
    The hand rail with the largest handle would be the Stromberg Carlson # AM-533 you'd looked at. The hand rail also features a padded handle on the lower end of the bar for a comfortable grip when you're climbing that first step. I have no way of knowing what hole spacing was used for the handrail on your motorhome, the manufacturers don't keep track of that information so there's no way to look it up. However, I've provided a photo showing how the mounting holes are spaced for you. Each...
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  • Mounting Bracket Spacing of Lend-a-Hand Grab Handle AM-533
    The mounting bracket spacing of the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 is 19-1/4 inches as opposed to 31 inches, and this handle has the closest spacing to the 17-3/4 inches you mentioned needing. If you are having a bit of trouble with the install and cannot find a door stud what you can do instead is just use 1/4"-20 bolts with washers and you'll be able to secure the rail.
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  • Mounting Hole Locations on Lend-a-Hand Folding Handrail for RV
    The Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip - Aluminum # AM-533 have brackets that have three holes in each. I went out to our warehouse to measure for you and the holes from top bracket to bottom bracket are all 23-3/4 inches on center. On each bracket there are two holes vertically and they are 1-1/8 inch on center. Then there is one horizontal hole aligned with the top hole of each bracket and to the right of it which is also 1-1/8 inch on...
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  • Will Lend-a-Hand Grab Handle Require Drilling
    Trailer manufacturers don't keep records of the exact parts they have so there would really be no way to know if the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 will mount exactly inline with the existing door on your Keystone Springdale. The mounting brackets of this handle are 19-1/4" apart so you can measure where your current grab handle is to see if it has that distance. If it does not you will need to drill to install the grab handle. I have added a link to a video...
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  • Diameter of Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle
    I went out to the warehouse and found that the diameter of the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 is right at 0.99". We actually carry the Foam Grip Wrap for Lend-a-Hand Grab Handles # FP-1002-R that you can use for this application! Attached are review videos you can check out as well.
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  • Replacement Exterior Folding Handrail for 2015 Grand Design 385TH Toy Hauler
    RV makers don't keep track of items such as the door railings that they install on their trailers but since the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 can fold in either direction it should work great for your Grand Design 385TH toy hauler. The distance between the mounting brackets is 19-1/4-inches so you can compare this to your handle mounts. If you cannot find a door stud for mounting you can locally source long bolts and a plate to provide a secure mounting point. Four...
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  • Replacement Lend a Hand Handle for 2015 Forest River Cherokee 16BHS Camper Trailer
    Yes, the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs # AM-533 that you referenced will fit your 2015 Forest River Cherokee 16BHS. The mounting bracket dimensions will be the same as what you have since this was designed to be as universal as possible and fit that standard bracket dimensions on RVs that is 19-1/4 inches apart. The extra dip in the handle will also be easier for kids to reach. I attached a review video for this for you to check out as well.
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  • Could Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 Be Prevented from Pivoting
    The folding mechanism of the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 is a spring loaded mechanism that moves up to allow it to fold to either side. If you wanted to lock this out it would be a matter of preventing the handle from moving vertically so that it can swing. We don't have a recommended way to accomplish this but I am sure it wouldn't be too difficult to pull off.
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  • Mounting Plate Dimensions of Stromber Lend a Hand RV Handle
    The mounting brackets of the Lend-A-Hand part # AM-533 that you referenced measure 2-5/16 inches wide x 3-7/8 inches in height.
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  • Handrail For RV With Flip Tread Steps
    We have a handrail option for you, but the MORryde hand rail won't fit the Flip Tread steps, just the StepAbove steps because the Flip Tread steps have a different type of frame to accommodate the collapsible treads. So the best option will be a hand rail that mounts directly to your RV: - Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs # AM-533 This is a large, 37" x 25-1/2" handrail that will secure directly to your RV and give you added support and stability as you make your...
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  • Does Stromberg Carlson Lend-a-Hand Folding Grab Handle AM-533 Include Hardware
    The Stromberg Carlson Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle # AM-533 does include four mounting screws for installation on an RV door stud. The handle can mount on either side of a door but it folds in only one direction (toward the rear of the RV when mounted on the passenger side).
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  • Is There a Handrail Available For The Lippert SolidStep Fold-Down Steps
    I do have an option for you but the Lippert Handrail for Victory Step Manual Fold-Down Steps part # LC726866 is designed for the Victory Step fold-down steps. From your photo, it looks like you have a Lippert Solid Step like part # LC698799 and there is not a handrail available that mounts directly to the solid step. However, you can use the Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip part # AM-533 which is going to attach the door frame stud and give...
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  • What is Purpose of Shim Kit for Lend-a-Hand Folding Grab Handle
    The shim kit part # 5991-SM is designed to push the handle part # AM-533 out a little further from the body of the RV so that it can close around a door that sticks out further from the outer wall. So if your door closes mostly flush with your RV wall you wouldn't need the shim.
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  • Does Lippert SolidStep Have a Handle Available?
    If you were referring to a handrail, there is one available that would work with the Lippert SolidStep # LC791572. The handrail # LC799640 is made specifically for these steps. The Lend-a-Hand Extra Large Folding Grab Handle for RVs # AM-533 mounts to the side of your RV door, locks when in use and locks again in the stowed position when it is not in use. I've added a link to a video review of this handrail for you to take a look at.
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  • RV Step Rail Recommendation That Has Round Handle
    I would agree that a round handle for RV steps would be easier to grab and would feel more natural than a square shape. A better option for you might be the Lend A Hand Handle part # AM-533 which does have a round handle shape and has a pad for grabbing onto that helps as well.
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  • Recommended Handrail for Use with Lippert SolidStep Assembly
    There is a handrail available that will attach directly to the Lippert StolidStep Assembly # LC791572 and it is the Lippert entry Assist Handrail # LC799640. We also have options that will attach to the trailer/RV that will work well. I recommend taking a look at the Stromberg Carlson Lend-a-Hand Folding Grab Handle # AM-533. This 37 inch x 25-1/2 inch rail will mount to either side of your door to offer stability as you climb the steps. It features locking mechanisms that secure the...
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  • Can TorkLift GlowGuide Handrail be Used with Other Brand Scissor Steps
    The TorkLift GlowGuide Handrail # TLA7621 referenced in your question is designed specifically for the TorkLift scissor step assemblies. I spoke with my contact at TorkLift and he said that this unit can technically be used with other brand units, but you will not be able to physically attach the handrail to the steps. This is because the handrail uses mounting brackets that are specific to the TorkLift step design. In order to use this with your existing scissor steps, you will likely...
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  • Is There a Hand Rail Available for MORryde Flip Tread Steps
    MORryde does not offer a hand rail for the Flip Tread Steps like the part # MR42UR so you'd need to use a folding hand rail that attaches to the RV like with the Lend-A-Hand part # AM-533.
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  • Handrail Recommendation for Electric RV Steps
    The Stromberg Carlson Rail Mate, # AP-101, that you mentioned is designed for use with manual steps only. However, Stromberg Carlson does make the Lend-a-Hand XL Folding Grab Handle, # AM-533, that can be mounted to the RV and used with electric steps. This handrail securely locks in place while in use and locks in the stowed position alongside the RV when not in use. Another great accessory to have for your RV is the TempMinder Digital Thermometer, # MRI-122AG, which displays indoor...
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    We have a great kit that includes everything to convert your 2017 Big Horn 3270RS with two 7k Dexter axles to electric over hydraulic disc with the Hydrastar # HSE7K-T1. This comes with all disc, electronic components, brake lines, and the best and most reliable actuator.
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  • Handrail Recommendation for Use with SolidStep RV System
    Since the SolidStep RV Steps fold up into the interior of the camper you'd need to use a hand rail that attaches to only the outside of the camper like the Stromberg # AM-533. This folds out when needed and would work great. The # AP-101 wouldn't work with a SolidStep.
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  • Hand Rail for RV with Folding Triple Step
    Since we don't know what steps you have on your RV you'd have to go with a universal style of hand rail like the Lend-a-Hand part # AM-533 which attaches to the side of the RV and folds up against it when not in use.
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  • Recommended Hand Rail for Electric Steps on RV
    The TorkLift GlowGuide Handrail # TLA7621 referenced in your question is designed to work with TorkLift scissor step assemblies. It can technically be used on assemblies from other manufacturers, but you will not be able to physically attach the handrail to the steps. This is because the handrail will use mounting brackets specific to the TorkLift step design. In order to use this with the electric steps on your Holiday Rambler RV, you would likely need to extend the vertical rail down...
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