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Homemade Skid-Steer Access Step
Homemade Skid-Steer Access Step

To help him more easily get in and out of his side-entry JCB tracked loader, John Houston, of Davidsonville, MD, mounted a step on the side of the machine's undercarriage. He made it out of expanded metal and a couple pieces of heavy angle iron.

Caution symbol Caution Notes: It is important to attach the step to the machine with a low grade hardware (John used grade 3, 1/4" bolts) so the step can sheer off easily in case it contacts something hard.
Estimated Cost Cost range: See below

Limitations Limitations Addressed by Product: Upper extremity, Strength/endurance, Back

SourceAdapted from Farm Show Magazine, Vol. 39, No. 1
John Houston
3821 Patuxent River Road
Davidsonville, MD, 21035
Est. CostNominal
Last updated: Dec 29, 2023

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