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

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

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24" x 14" 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. 1-800-940-8924 to order Stromberg Carlson accessories and parts part number AM-800 or order online at Free expert support on all Stromberg Carlson products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Lend-a-Hand 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-800

  • RV and Camper Steps
  • Grab Handles and Handrails
  • Folding Handle
  • Stromberg Carlson
  • Black
  • 24 Inch Long

24" x 14" 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.


  • 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


  • Rail dimensions: 24" tall x 14" wide
  • Distance in between mounting brackets: 19-1/4"
  • Distance between rail and RV wall (when folded out for use): 15-1/4"
  • 1-Year limited warranty

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AM-800 Stromberg Carlson Aluminum Lend-a-Hand - Black with Black Foam Grip

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Lend-a-Hand Folding Grab Handle for RVs - Black with Black Foam Grip - Aluminum - AM-800

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (324 Customer Reviews)

24" x 14" 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.


This is just what I needed for the front door of my travel trailer. It matches the grab handle on the rear door exactly, same brand, same dimensions. Installation was fast and easy, and now I am more comfortable using that secondary entrance. Fast shipping and great service as usual from etrailer

Robert I.


Excellent! I feel more secure entering and exiting the secondary door on my travel trailer


Three photos of my recent handrail purchase are attached. They
show the rail folded flat against the side of the trailer, in
position for use with the stairs and across the door for travel.

This is a 2017 Keystone trailer. I left the small original grab
handle in place.

Thank you for the great service!




The Grab handle works great! I Received it Pretty quickly, And the install Was very easy. I don't think it took more than 10 minutes to install.


Easy to instal, works as advertised very happy


Just finished the install on the rear door of a grand design momentum/ it will help my wife feel safer as it gives her a handle to hold all the way down the steps/ easy install just follow the direction I left the original handle in place and put the top of the new handle about two inches above the old so we can use either


We now have a working Video Remote Trailer Which all persons can get inside of Thank you so much Earl and Pam Clark.

Earl C.


The folding Handles are being used on a Mobile Video Studio Trailer A remote Trailer they have work out very well Thank you so Much


It installs easy and is sturdy enough but the foam leave marks on the door or wall it folds against when not in use. Solution; Wrap with gorilla tape when you install it.


Worked as advertised, Speedy shipment and easy to install. I would use etrailer‘s website again.


It worked as intended although it was lighter in construction than the original


This the second of these handles I have installed and it works great. This unit went on a friends camper she is a little unstable on her feet so a big help


Great quality. Operates as described and was easy to install. Comes with screws which was super helpful. Would definitely recommend when replacing or installing new.


Great product at a good price with timely shipping..


Item arrived on time. It was a direct fit with the original handle which made installation easy. Etrailer kept in touch through the entire process. This will be my go-to source for trailer parts and supplies.


Came just like it was supposed to. Even had the Fasteners to bolt it to the side of the trailer. Works great super add-on


All is fine. Just replacing the handle as the foam grip deteriorated and ripped on the original.
I do note the the new handle assy has a third mounting hole where the original had only two. Not a big deal But I won't be drilling another hole.


Great ad on to my traier…. Must have…

Johnny C.


Still handles well, literally... I dont see this item going anywhere but camping... The foam padding is slightly beginning to tear on the ends but I do know that replacement padding in the future is a simple DIY fix...


Website easy to navigate. Product arrived right away & looks to be of excellent quality.


Love these, have them on both of my campers, all doors. I just feel safer going up and down the steps when I have a good handle to hang onto. These fold away, which makes them even more awesome!


I already have one of these on the front of our toy hauler. This one is for the back door. Our back door has a small handle so this makes it safer to enter and exit.

Jim T.


Handle is working great. We are full timing in our toy hauler so it’s used everyday. Finish is like new. It easily swivels in and out and is staying tight.


Easy to order, easy to receive althogh I expected it to come to the house and not the Post Office.



Installed like a breeze, works like it should. Very satisfied.


Hand rail installed easily enough. The pilot hole mentioned in the directions is just that--a pilot hole for a larger drill bit needed for the large screws. The hand rail works and looks great.
I'll always check etrailer first. If you don't have it I'll be forced to reluctantly go to another store.


I do not usually write a lot of reviews, but in this case the product warrants it. I had lost the handle on my fifth wheel and needed a new one. The video for this handle was great as I was able to measure from hole to hole and it was an exact match. Making install much easier and without having to drill additional holes and anchors. So product was as described and shipping and payment was with issue.


Doesn’t show how many screws it is to have. We needed 2 and this one had 3. Very disappointing.

Katrina B.


I have looked into the mounting holes on this handle, and it does indeed need three. I have gotten a picture of the mounting holes added to our site.


Got exactly what I wanted. E-Trailer has a great variety of products and fast deleivery.




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