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Recent Question:
One side of the ladder is stuck in the lock position. How can this be fixed
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Is there a separate hinge available to connect the removable legs so that the unit can be made into 2 scaffold bases?
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I need instruction on how to achieve the number of positions this ladder is advertised as having
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How do get the 29 position that apparently does
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How much does the product itself weigh?
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One side of the ladder is stuck in the lock position. How can this be fixed
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Is there a separate hinge available to connect the removable legs so that the unit can be made into 2 scaffold bases?
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How do get the 29 position that apparently does
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I need instruction on how to achieve the number of positions this ladder is advertised as having

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No 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder

17' (43 m) multi-ladder is designed to accommodate the most demanding applications, with 19 possible configurations in 1' (0.3 m) increment height adjustmentCapable of changing into a step ladder, extension ladder, stairway ladder, wall ladder, and scaffold framesStep ladder uses multiple working heights, and each side supports a 250 lb. working loadExtension ladder adjusts to the exact height requiredStairway ladder features multiple positions, and is good for uneven groundThe scaffold position uses multiple working heights, and separates into 2 scaffold basesLadder is designed with a wide base for added stability, and a heavy-duty aluminum constructionPortable and compact for easy storagePositive safety locking mechanism ensures safe useHas a 300 lb weight capacity
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Questions & Answers for No 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder

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What's the folded up height of the this ladder. Need to get it in my car if I want it.

asked 10 months ago
by
DADDz
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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answer 1
The ladder height is 4’7” folded in half.
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answered 9 months ago
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do you sell 20 foots ladders that open like A?

asked 11 months ago
by
filomena
 - Bolton, Caledon, ON, Canada
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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We don’t sell 20’ high step ladders, 10’ is the highest. We do carry a 21’ multi- ladder (61-1056) but the max height of the ladder in the step ladder position will only be approximately 9’.
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answered 10 months ago
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What is the product code for the scaffold base (the piece that joins the two A frames that you stand on)?

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
by
JRauger
 - Montreal, QC, Canada
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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Canadian Tire product number of the Vulcan Adjustable Aluminum Plank is 61-1031.
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answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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How do you make 2 A-Frames?

I cannot make 2 A frame ladders from the product I purchased with this item number. Should I have received V brackets with my pruchase?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
by
Naimad80
 - Moncton, NB, Canada
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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answer 1
The ladder is telescopic.

1) Lay the ladder flat on the ground in the extension ladder position by pressing the round yellow buttons on each side. It will “click” when it is locked into position.

2) Disengage or unhook the yellow hooks on both sides and pull apart the ladder to the longest extension position and then keep pulling it apart until it separates. Do this to both ends. You will have 3 pieces.

3) The longest piece can be folded back into the first “A” frame by pressing the yellow buttons and folding it into an “A” position/step ladder position.

4) Position the 2 shorter pieces in an “A” frame position with the yellow hooks at the top. Stand at the side of the “A” frame facing the rails, not the steps. Make sure the steps of both pieces are on the left side of the rails.

5) Use the hooks from the ladder on the right and hook/insert them into the holes of the ladder on the left.

6) Once the hooks are fully engaged, make sure you spread the legs out as wide as you can to provide maximum stability before you use it .

7) You now have 2 “A” frames and you can add a plank to make a work surface.

8) Refer to the instructions on the side of the ladder for further assistance.
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answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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I recently bought the 17' Mastercraft multi function ladder and I can't get it to go back into storage position. Please help.

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
by
Anonymous
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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This is a difficult question to answer because we don’t know what position the ladder is stuck in.

The yellow buttons on the side of the ladder need to be pressed to release the locking mechanism that keeps the ladder from bending. These locks are spring loaded and will require some pressure to press them. Once the lock is released, ladder can be folded in half. There are 4 hooks on the side of the ladder that need to be pulled out and turned to allow the ladder to become telescopic. Once the 2 locks are pressed and the 4 hooks are released you should be able to fold the ladder in half and reduce the ladder to its smallest size for storage. Don’t forget to reengage the hooks once the ladder is in its smallest size to prevent the ladder from expanding during transport. Because the yellow buttons are spring loaded they will automatically lock in place once the ladder is folded.
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answered 1 year, 5 months ago
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Where does the 17 ft come from?

How do you call it a 17 ft ladder when it only measures 14ft 11" fully extended?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
by
deary5280
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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As per CSA ladder standards the 17 feet is the total length of all sections.
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answered 1 year, 5 months ago
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Item #61-1055-8 How does it make two scaffold bases with only one ladder?

Your pictures in add show two ladders.
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
by
cowboys
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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•The scaffold position uses multiple working heights, and separates into 2 scaffold bases
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answered 1 year, 5 months ago
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Where can I find the instructions?

need the instructions for various settings / positions.
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
by
Urotsukidoji
 - Mississauga, ON, Canada
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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answer 1
The Vulcan ladder manual can be retrieved off from:

www.vulcanladderusa.com.
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answered 1 year, 5 months ago
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What is the difference between the 17' Mastercraft and Vulcan ladders?

Both have the same product number. Why would both ladders from different companies have the same numbers? THe Mastercraft offers a 5 year warranty, the vulcan only 2.
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
by
KateM
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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Mastercraft is the newer model. We stopped buying the Vulcan brand. They are almost identical in function so we decided to use the same product number. There are small discernable differences in the pin mechanisms but both are equally sturdy and reliable. The Vulcan ladder has a capacity of CSA grade 1 but it is also rated to ANSI 1A. The Mastercraft ladder is also rated as CSA 1 and ANSI 1A. The only obvious difference is in the colour (yellow/blue vs. black), the brand name and warranty.
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answered 1 year, 8 months ago
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What is the safe working height at full extension?

I noted on the extension ladders that the "safe working height" is often 6 or 7 feet less that then "title" of the ladder. What is the highest I can get my feet off the ground using this ladder?
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
by
Anonymous
 - Ottawa
on 17-ft Multi-Task Ladder
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The users height directly impacts the working height. Since we do not know what your height is, it is impossible to calculate. However, when using this ladder the user should not use or exceed the 3rd rung from the top of the ladder. That means rungs 1, 2 and 3 (from the top) should not be used to step on.

A 17’ multi-task ladder in the extension position is 15’ long, minus 4’ to account for the 3rd rung rule and your feet are approximately 11’ off the ground.
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answered 1 year, 9 months ago
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