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orchard ladder

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dmk395, Jul 22, 2003.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,006

    Standers have worked quite well........lol......watch them both break tomorrow!
  2. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    The Orchard Ladder Is Used only For Hard to Do Heges.
  3. gusbuster

    gusbuster LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,926

    IT"s so funny to see here that something that is very common here(can pick one up less than 15 min drive) is not common back east. Then again, I guess California has a few more orchards than say Mississippi.
  4. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    So what ladder would you guys recommend using?

    I've been using the orchard ladder for awhile now, lol ... It does slide and move around on hard surface that's why I always get somebody to hold the ladder for me.. Thank god I have'nt done any hedges that are very high, only like 8-10ft high I use the orchard ladders..

    i'm beginning to think I should go out and get 2 ladders that are featherlites and run a plank inbetween the ladders..

    But what would stop you from taking a step back and falling???!?!
  5. Apples

    Apples LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    Try Orchard Supply in Conway Mass. (OESCO.com).
  6. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    Welp, I went out and bought another 16' orchard ladder along with my 10' orchard that I already have..

    I think I'll be using these ladders and running a thick piece of wood as my walkway so I can just walk across with ease..

    What do you guys think about using 2 orchard ladders and running a piece of wood on the steps?

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