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Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Aluminum - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 250 lbs

Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Aluminum - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 250 lbs

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Only use your truck bed camper on occasion and want something affordable
  • Are on the move constantly - these sturdy steps are lightweight and fast to set up
  • Have a camper with an entry height (the distance from the ground to where the steps attach) between 31" and 39"

No, if you:

  • Have trust issues when it comes to ladders and steps and want an option that bolts on so you know it's not going anywhere
  • Go off-road and need some adjustability for uneven ground
  • Feel wobbly when going up and down narrow stairs
6-1/4" Deep x 17" wide aluminum camper steps expand from 31" to 39" tall and fold up for storage. Steps self-adjust for stability on any terrain. Non-slip tread ensures solid footing. Mounting bracket and hardware included. Lowest Prices for the best rv and camper steps from Brophy. Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Aluminum - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 250 lbs part number AS04 can be ordered online at or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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Brophy RV and Camper Steps - AS04

  • 4 Steps
  • Snap-On Step
  • Truck Camper
  • 17 Inch Wide Step
  • Brophy
  • 18-1/4 Inch Wide
  • Aluminum
  • 8 Inch Drop/Rise
  • Ground Contact

6-1/4" Deep x 17" wide aluminum camper steps expand from 31" to 39" tall and fold up for storage. Steps self-adjust for stability on any terrain. Non-slip tread ensures solid footing. Mounting bracket and hardware included.


  • Pull-out steps make it easy to get into or out of your towable or truck bed camper
    • 4-Step assembly expands from 31" to 39" tall
  • Scissor design lets you manually collapse steps and fold them up for travel
  • Stairs self-adjust to the terrain for increased stability
    • Hand rail (AHR4 - sold separately) can be added for even more stability
  • Lightweight, heavy-gauge aluminum construction
  • Diamond tread on each step surface provides solid footing
  • Easy installation with included mounting bracket and hardware
    • Secure the mounting bracket to your camper using the (4) 1/4" x 1-1/2" screws
    • Clip the stairs into the "V" clamps on the mounting bracket
  • Made in the USA


  • Entry height: 31" - 39"
  • Step dimensions: 17" wide x 6-1/4" deep
  • Mounting bracket dimensions: 18-1/4" wide x 1" tall x 1" deep
  • Drop/Rise: 8"
  • Weight capacity: 250 lbs

Brophy AS04 Dims

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Brophy AS02 Dims 3

Note: These steps are only to be used while your vehicle is stationary and should not be mounted permanently. Use the mounting bracket provided so the steps can be easily removed prior to travel. For recreational use only. Not for commercial applications.

Will Brophy Camper Scissor Steps Work for You?

Scissor steps are typically installed on truck campers, but can be attached to your truck's tailgate using a special mounting bracket (TSSB - sold separately). After the initial installation, they're easy to attach when needed and detach for compact storage. To ensure you choose the correct size for your application, there are a few measurements you will need to take.

Brophy Mounting Bracket

The Brophy scissor steps have a single mounting bracket that attaches to either the camper wall or the truck bumper beneath the doorway. To decide which size you'll need, locate the space available for the mounting bracket on your application that lines up with the doorframe, and measure the width and height. You will need a mounting space at least 18-1/4" wide and 1" tall.

If it turns out you have more space beneath your doorway, there are larger step assemblies available with 24" wide brackets. A full list of the available steps is below.

Once you have an approximation of where the mounting bracket will go and what size mounting bracket you need, the spot you chose will be used as the "mounting point" to determine how many steps you will need.

How Many Steps Do You Need?

Brophy Entry Height

To decide on how many steps you'll need, measure from the "mounting point" to the ground. This is called the entry height. The entry height should roughly match the height of the steps when they're fully extended, and it will also tell you how many steps you need.

The chart below displays entry height measurement ranges in the first column. If you determined you need an 18-1/4" mounting bracket, the step part numbers with that width are in the second column. If you determined you need a 24" mounting bracket width, the step part numbers with that width are in the third column. Choose the bracket size that is closest to your measurements without going over.

This page's step assembly is in bold text.

Entry Height18-1/4" Mounting Bracket Width24" Mounting Bracket Width
18" - 23"AS02, SS02Not available
24" - 30"AS03, SS03AS23
31" - 40"AS04, SS04AS24
40" - 48"AS05AS25

How Do You Install the Steps?

To install the steps:

  1. Find the mounting spot for the bracket on your vehicle
  2. Unfold the steps and attach to the mounting bracket "V" clamps
  3. Place step assembly against camper or bumper

    -Make sure assembly is centered beneath the doorway

  4. Mark the mounting holes on the camper and drill
  5. Remove steps from bracket and set aside
  6. Attach the mounting bracket to the camper

    -Secure in place with included lag screws

  7. Hook stairs into mounting bracket "V" clamps and extend

AS04 Brophy Camper Scissor Stairs - Quad - 8" Drop/Rise - 17" Wide

Installation Details AS04 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Aluminum - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 250 lbs - AS04

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (608 Customer Reviews)

6-1/4" Deep x 17" wide aluminum camper steps expand from 31" to 39" tall and fold up for storage. Steps self-adjust for stability on any terrain. Non-slip tread ensures solid footing. Mounting bracket and hardware included.


The steps were perfect for our truck camper. Folds up nicely and extends easily. Very sturdy feeling.


What I like:
1) It's compact for easy
storage when not needed.
2) It's well built and firmly attaches to my tailgate.
3) It works great for steps to our truck camping tent, see attached photos.
What I don't like:
1) The 6" gap between the top step and the tailgate. I've filled it in with a block of wood but eventually like to replace that with a bent aluminum plate.


We ordered the Brophy camper Sissor steps for our truck camper. We could have gone the inexpensive "household step ladder" route but we wanted something sturdy and secure. We are so glad we got this outstanding, quality product. They are secure, safe, look nice and are totally worth it. No rickety steps for us!


Sturdy, well made product. Performs as advertised. Delivered on time and well packaged. WEB site was well organized, easy to navigate and ordering process was straight forward and easy to do.


These work perfectly for the truck bed camper! Easy to take on/off and they fit right inside the door. Senior dog is able to use them with no issues. Highly recommend!


I had a Brophy 4-step, steel scissor step for my last truck camper, and it worked great. I thought I would spend a little extra for the much lighter aluminum version for my new camper. I already like it a lot. It is solid and of superior workmanship. I would definitely recommend them.


Works great and a fair price


I believe it will be able to attach to the camper and work well. It is well built and very light weight but sturdy.


These scissor steps are light and very sturdy, exactly what we were looking for. They also fold up quite easily into a compact unit. We are actually going to use these to get in and out of the back of our F150, and we didn't want a steep ladder type of set up. It's not a camper and so will not be permanently installing the bracket, so we may attach the bracket to a 2x4 just to make sure there is no sliding of the unit while in use. It's a great product!


Light weight, perfect height, used with the TSSB tailgate bracket. Works great for my application.


These steps were just what I needed for my FWC Hawk, a true upgrade from the 2 step ladder I was using. They make getting in and out so much easier! The installation was a breeze and took me less than an hour. They also fold up nicely when not in use. I’m very happy with the purchase.


I had the 3 step Brophy and it worked fine other than being a little too short. I just replaced it with the 4 step and its fine, not a heavy duty but the right price. Your service was great. thx


This set of four steps is very sturdy. My old set lasted about five years when an outside support broke where a rivet was. I removed that step and the rest lasted 18 years. My camper is taller due to a new taller pickup, so I needed this set of four steps, which should last even longer.

The four-step scissors set is excellent. However, the rivets are so tight my wife cant unfold nor close the steps. Otherwise Im very pleased with the set.
David F - 06/19/2016


Excellent quality, light weight. Perfect for pop-up truck campers.


The packaging could be better, it was almost out of the box when it got here.


Box came with a little damage, upon inspection of unit, found some dings on radius edges of stairs but it was minimal. I had to break edges, deburr, on the bottom of steps and radius of scissors. Other than that, the product extends and contracts well.


The Brophy Aluminum Four Step Scissors steps appear to be an excellent product and installed easily. I like the mounting bracket - the bracket provides for easy attachment and removal as well as slight sliding of the steps to either side. The steps provide secure footing even when wet. And they are relatively light weight and compact when retracted and detached prior to movement. The watch outs are:

1. The lower, forward edge of each step could cause cuts.
2. The metal strap used to secure the steps in the collapsed/storage position also posed a potential cut issue when installed on my Lance 1050s. The uppermost step rests on my Lance's bumper. The strap must be rotated up parallel to the uppermost step. The edge of the strap then protrudes slightly above the back edge of the uppermost step. We removed the strap and I will bevel the lower forward edge of the steps.

All that said, a good product that I highly recommend. I wish I had bought them two years ago when we got the camper. Our camper spends most of its time mounted on the truck, and the climb up is a nuisance. These steps make entry and exit a snap.

Of course etrailer's service is outstanding. I received my order quickly - the third business day after placing my order. I have ordered three large items from etTrailer and have received all three expeditiously and without damage/incident. These guys are pro's.



Simple design easy to install.


Good product and works well, I had to modify it and remove one step since the measuring in the directions were off when I ordered it.


We are getting older and found it hard to climb into our camper using a folding stool. These steps are lightweight and simple to use. Getting in and out of the camper is no longer a challenge. The mounting instructions were easy to follow. Although I did add a strip of butyl tape under the bracket to seal the holes from moister.


Come right on time for my project. Thank you


Ordered stairs on Monday and had them Wednesday morning (3 day shipping).
Stair installation was easy and took an hour (including gathering and putting away tools). I can't speak to using them long term but they seem really solid and are easy to operate. This is definitely a great upgrade for our truck camper.

1 year later and the steps are working great theyre solid. Theyre easy to unfold, easy to get on and off bracket and store easily. I couldnt imagine not having them.
KevinB - 07/26/2018


We are very pleased with both quality of these steps, but we are also so pleased with the quality of the handling of our order.


Glad I got the aluminum steps for the weight. They are well made and sturdy, fold compactly, and have a nice bright finish.
When they're fully extended there is a little gap between camper and top step your foot could fall into. But overall very pleased and now it's probably 10X safer getting in and out of camper.


Our steps came in 1 day and were very happy with them ,We have a living quarters horse trailer and the bed is above and sits in the nose of the trailer , I have bad knees and had a real hard time making the big steps to get up and down this will make it so easy for me and they are easy to fold and store away. Thank you so much. Stacie & Dorty S.

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See what our Experts say about this Brophy RV and Camper Steps

  • Distance Bracket Sticks Out on Brophy Scissor Steps
    On the Brophy Scissor Steps # AS04 there is about 7 to 7-1/2 inches when the steps are at their highest point from the bracket to the closest edge of the top step. The mounting bracket itself does not stick out at all.
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  • Brophy Aluminum Camper Scissor Bracket Width
    The mounting bracket of the # AS04 is 25 inches wide. The step width is 18 inches.
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  • Do the Aluminum Scissor Steps # AS04 Get Removed While Traveling
    The bracket of the Aluminum Scissor Steps # AS04 that you referenced stays attached to the camper, but the steps themselves get removed while traveling. Check out the review video I attached for these steps as well.
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  • Truck Bed Camper Step Recommendations for Camper in a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500
    Brophy steps # AS04 are a great option because they have an extended range of 31 to 39 inches. With your height at 35 inches it is right in the middle of that range and that is a good place to be. These steps have a 250 pound capacity. For a little higher capacity but still in a 4-step model with the same 31 to 39 inch range I recommend # AS24. They are rated for 300 pounds.
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  • Brophy Camper Scissor Steps Weight Aluminum Vs. Steel
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps in aluminum, # AS04 has a shipping weight of 21 lbs. The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Steel, # SS04 is 34 lbs.
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  • Dimensions of the Brophy Aluminum Scissor Steps Part AS04
    The shipping weight for the Brophy aluminum scissor steps # AS04 is 20.72 pounds. The step size is 18 inches x 6 inches deep and vertical height measures between 31 and 39 inches high. These steps have a weight capacity of 250 pounds. The weight capacity is the main difference between the Brophy steps # AS04 and # SS04 as the steel steps will have a 300 pound weight capacity. The dimensions of the box they are shipped in are 17-1/8 inches height by 18-3/4 inches width by 9-3/4 deep.
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  • What Is The Weight Difference Between The Steel And Aluminum Brophy Truck Camper 4 Step Models
    Great question. The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Aluminum - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 250 lbs # AS04 weigh in at 21 pounds. The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps - Steel - Diamond Tread - 17" Wide - 275 lbs # SS04 weigh in at 34 pounds.
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  • How to Install a Tailgate Adapter for use With Brophy Scissor Steps
    The Brophy Scissor Step Bracket # TSSB will install on the edge of your tailgate. You will have to drill two holes for the L shaped pins. After drilling, all you have to do is simply insert the L pins into those holes and attach you Brophy steps! For permanent installation, use the hardware that comes with your scissor steps and drill holes where the mounting holes are. I am adding a picture that demonstrates how to install using the L pins. If you follow the link # TSSB this will take...
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  • Fitment of Brophy Camper Scissor Steps for Truck Campers
    The Brophy Camper Scissor Steps for truck campers, # AS04, are intended for an entry height of 31" to 40". If your camper door sets within that 31-40' range then yes this will fit your rig. Please see attached image for measuring points and chart.
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  • 4-Step Scissor Stairs for a Lance Camper in the Back of a Truck
    We have a couple of 4-step scissor stairs you could use. We have a steel model, # SS04, and an aluminum model, # AS04, and both are 18 inches wide. These stairs mount using an included bracket that looks like # AS2002. So they do not pin into place. GlowSteps # TLA7804 have pins used to secure to the mounting bracket but they are wider at 20 inches.
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  • Will the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps # AS23 Fit My Vehicle?
    I have a solution for you. Unfortunately, the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 3 Steps # AS23 will not work with the dimensions that you provided (thank you!) because you have an entry height of 36 inches from the ground to the entry way. The Brophy steps are only designed to fit steps that have entryway heights of 24-30 inches. With the information that you provided, the best solution would be the Brophy Camper Scissor Steps - 4 Steps # AS04. With these steps, they fit entryway heights of...
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  • Safestep Vinyl Barrier Dimensions
    The TorkLift SafeStep Vinyl Barriers are 18-1/2" long and 10-1/2" tall, so they're going to be just a tad too big for the Brophy Scissor Steps # AS04 which are 17" wide. You could potentially trim off some of the excess vinyl to allow you to close up the steps without interference or you could get wider steps like the Brophy Scissor Steps # AS24 which are 24" wide and provide more than enough room to use the SafeStep Barriers.
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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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  • Recommended Steps for 2015 Montana 5th Wheel Trailer to Make Entry and Exit Easier
    There are two general methods to make entry and exit easier for you and your pups at your 2015 Montana 5th wheel trailer. One is to install replacement steps like the Brophy # AS04 and the other is to simply add an accessory step like Camco # CAM43676 which features adjustable height and a large 19 x 14-1/2-inch platform. Advantages of the separate step are lower cost, that you do not have to alter your brand new trailer or potentially reduce ground clearance, and that the step can serve...
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  • Compatibility of TorkLift Glow Steps with Fox Landing Entry Platform for Truck Bed Camper
    Given that the mount of the Torklift # TLA7844 is 2-1/2 inches wider than the available spot on the landing, these particular steps wouldn't be the best choice. CR Brophy makes a narrower 4 step unit, part # AS04 that would be a better choice. This set measures 17 inches wide and would fit your fox landing much better. According to Torklift, you could use the # TLA7844 on the rear edge of the fox landing, but the bracket would protrude past either edge by 1-1/4 inches and you'd need to...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Determine Fit of 4-Step GlowStep Stow N Go Camper Steps on Fox Landing Steps
    You may be able to use the TorkLift GlowStep Stow N' Go steps, though it is going to depend on the width of the area you are looking to mount them. You'll want to take a measurement of the mounting area width to determine if the mounting bracket will fit. According to TorkLift, the GlowStep Stow N' Go does require a 23" wide and 3-1/2" tall area for the mounting bracket, with the bracket itself measuring 21-1/2" wide. If you do have that space you can use the 4-Step GlowSteps: - Black...
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  • Scissor Step Options for Truck Bed Camper with Door Measuring 38-1/2 Inches Above Ground
    Going with a 5 step or a 4 step scissor step for your slide-in truck bed camper will depend on where you want to mount the step, the manufacturer of the step, and also personal preference. If you like the TorkLift GlowSteps better, I spoke with my contact at TorkLift and he recommended a 5-step scissor step # TLA7805 for your camper's door height. He said if it was mounted lower, the 4-step # TLA7804 would work fine, but he would go up to the 5-step scissor step. I personally also think...
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