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    Ladder help

    Hello
    We have the Intex 16x48 ultra and using the ladder that came with it.
    I have a ladder from when we had our big 24x52 from Recreational Factory Direct that we got back in like 98 or so.
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    I cleaned it off and went to use it then remembered why we didn't use it much. The legs float up and it won't stand up by itself.
    I had to put some of my dive weights in the bottom to keep it down.
    I'd like to use this instead of the cheap ladder but need a way to weigh it back down. The weights are long gone.
    Any ideas.

    Thanks
    Mark
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    Re: Ladder help

    drill a hole and fill it up with dry sand or pea gravel

    sometimes I think there is a spot for bricks to be put inside
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    Re: Ladder help

    Our ladder had the holes towards the top and bottom. I just dunked and allowed it to fill with water.
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    Re: Ladder help

    SOme people get a couple lengths of schedule 40 pvc, glue a cap on one end, fill with sand or gravel, glue a cap on the other, and you've got a cheap water proof weight. Just have to fix it to the ladder.
    2 or 3 of those should work.
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    Re: Ladder help

    Quote Originally Posted by cramar
    SOme people get a couple lengths of schedule 40 pvc, glue a cap on one end, fill with sand or gravel, glue a cap on the other, and you've got a cheap water proof weight. Just have to fix it to the ladder.
    2 or 3 of those should work.

    That's a great idea.
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