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Rushing out of the MH about 7 weeks ago, slipped on the top step and went flying, landed on my right shoulder/upper arm and couldn't move it for about 10 days. Still painful, its stopped me boxing and exercising and is still painful, went to the docs on monday and he has referred me for physiotherapy.

It was raining at the time I didn't realise how slippy the steps were, must get some of that green matting.

PLEASE be careful everyone, the MH was parked right at the top of the chocks so the fall was even higher than normal(which is very high anyway, S820)

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Re: Lethal steps

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Rushing out of the MH about 7 weeks ago, slipped on the top step and went flying, landed on my right shoulder/upper arm and couldn't move it for about 10 days. Still painful, its stopped me boxing and exercising and is still painful, went to the docs on monday and he has referred me for physiotherapy.

It was raining at the time I didn't realise how slippy the steps were, must get some of that green matting.

PLEASE be careful everyone, the MH was parked right at the top of the chocks so the fall was even higher than normal(which is very high anyway, S820)

Paul.
I feel so sorry for you.

Tell you what ..... I will pop along the street and cut some flowers to send to you.


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We got one of >> these << originally because the puppy found the aluminium step slippery, and wouldn't jump onto it.

The puppy is nearly five now, and the cover is still going strong.

Excellent for grip, and for a quick wipe of the feet.

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Rushing out of the MH about 7 weeks ago, slipped on the top step and went flying, landed on my right shoulder/upper arm and couldn't move it for about 10 days. Still painful, its stopped me boxing and exercising and is still painful, went to the docs on monday and he has referred me for physiotherapy.

It was raining at the time I didn't realise how slippy the steps were, must get some of that green matting.

PLEASE be careful everyone, the MH was parked right at the top of the chocks so the fall was even higher than normal(which is very high anyway, S820)

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I feel so sorry for you.

Tell you what ..... I will pop along the street and cut some flowers to send to you.

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We got one of >> these << originally because the puppy found the aluminium step slippery, and wouldn't jump onto it.

The puppy is nearly five now, and the cover is still going strong.

Excellent for grip, and for a quick wipe of the feet.

Dave
Thanks Dave, yes they are the ones we need, I presume you just wrap them around and connect together underneath the step?
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We got one of >> these << originally because the puppy found the aluminium step slippery, and wouldn't jump onto it.

The puppy is nearly five now, and the cover is still going strong.

Excellent for grip, and for a quick wipe of the feet.

Dave
Thanks Dave, yes they are the ones we need, I presume you just wrap them around and connect together underneath the step?
Yes, got one on my step, they come with springs which tension the material under the step. Good for wiping dirt/mud off your shoes before entering the motorhome.
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We got one of >> these << originally because the puppy found the aluminium step slippery, and wouldn't jump onto it.

The puppy is nearly five now, and the cover is still going strong.

Excellent for grip, and for a quick wipe of the feet.

Dave
Thanks Dave, yes they are the ones we need, I presume you just wrap them around and connect together underneath the step?
Yes.

Very simple - just two sprung hooks underneath, which doesn't inspire confidence when you fit the mat. Ours has never moved though, and we are not particularly careful.

When it wears out (it must do eventually - surely ) I shall not hesitate to get another.

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