Using stepdeck ramps as load levelers. Weight limits

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  1. Kenworth6969

    Kenworth6969 Light Load Member

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    First time having long load that had to go across both decks.
    Anybody know if the ramps have a weight limit for when used as a leveler?
    Going through California tomorrow and I know they love looking for anything lol.
     
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  3. PSM379

    PSM379 Light Load Member

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    I’d worry about no edge protection.
     
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  4. kylefitzy

    kylefitzy Road Train Member

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    Some do, some don’t. It not a requirement, what is a requirement is something under those straps.
     
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  5. DrFlush

    DrFlush Road Train Member

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    Mine are 25k ramps rated at 20k as levelers
     
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  6. Kenworth6969

    Kenworth6969 Light Load Member

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    Rounded off edges
     
  7. kelgar50

    kelgar50 Medium Load Member

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    I never had a problem using them on my step for this type of work. I also live in Cali run 48 stateß and have never been messed with.
     
  8. booley

    booley Medium Load Member

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    try explaining that to the DOT man...
    I wouldn't really call those edges "rounded off", that's just the way the plate turns out when rolled at the mill. Still got a pretty rough edge. Heck you could just slip some cardboard in there...
     
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