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Old 7/2/13, 6:31 PM
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Telescopic ladder or the Little Giant?
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Old 7/2/13, 6:45 PM
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Little Giant





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Old 7/2/13, 6:48 PM
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Will this be your only ladder? If so the LG is a workhorse



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Old 7/2/13, 6:57 PM
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Both, the LG is a bit much to lug around indoors, but if you can only do one right now go with the LG.




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Old 7/2/13, 7:08 PM
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I love the telescopic ladders, I just don't trust them. Kind of like the women in my life.



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Old 7/2/13, 7:11 PM
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I love the telescopic ladders, I just don't trust them. Kind of like the women in my life.
You just have to treat them nice and make sure everything clicks into place




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Old 7/2/13, 7:24 PM
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Old 7/3/13, 2:06 AM
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thank you, gentlemen, every opinion was appreciated, hehehe!
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Old 7/3/13, 6:35 AM
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LG i have the telescopic never use it do not trust it



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Old 7/3/13, 3:58 PM
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I appreciate it, Wayne!
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Old 7/3/13, 4:05 PM
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I have both. I use the telescopic for attic hatches in closets; the LG for practically everything else.



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Old 7/3/13, 4:20 PM
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I have 3 ladders. My LG I use outside and to get into awkward attics (like above stairs), I use a regular step ladder inside the house if the attic hatch is in a closet or hallway somewhere and a 2 step stepladder to carry around to look above ceiling tiles and if I can't reach smoke detectors. It's faster to carry it around and I probably use it the most in any inspection. I don't see the need for a telescoping ladder, the LG does that.



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Old 7/3/13, 5:39 PM
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Both, the LG is a bit much to lug around indoors
Yep.



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Old 7/3/13, 5:41 PM
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i have the telescopic never use it do not trust it
Then you bought the wrong one...



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Old 7/4/13, 11:32 AM
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I have both the Telescope type and 17' LG. I use the telescopic for attic hatches in closets; the LG for tall garages and outside if roof isn't too tall.
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