Ladder will break down into a package that is 64" long, 22" wide and 18" high for better shipping. You can easily haul up to 4 of the ladders in a small box crewcab truck. 

The lever lift takes less than 15# to lift steps.
For people with shoulder injuries a simple pair of 5 1/2 inch trampoline springs can assist ladder lifting as high as negative lever force if needed
12 volt actuators are also available.

Lower step should be run in raised position
 Which will keep debris from rear tire from depositing on steps

Filler Plate Hold Down


Note: The top of ladder platform will be the same height as the cab floor and will eliminate the extra steps into the cab.

With lower steps and ladder pin bracket and platform bolted in place, mount handrails leaving bolts loose until final assembly. Accuator can be mounted at this time.

 Set platform and step together
 While setting on 2x4 boards align and bolt together
 Bolt on leveling brackets at this time
 Snug all bolts
 Bolts will be fully tightened at final assembly

This bracket allows for mounting to frame.

After drilling 1/2 inch bolt holes, the ladder support can be mounted to any implement with a frame to attach the 3x3 square tube


The tube can be moved for and aft to avoid obstacles such as mud scraper ect.


It is an extremely versatile mounting bracket that can be used for other applications including other combines

(New Holland, AgCo, Gleaner, HillCo, etc.), silage choppers, 4 wheel drive tractors and sprayers.


Just set 3x3 square tube on a floor jack and raise to bottom of frame
Can be moved fore and aft, left and right to fit your application and bolt into place

Walk ladder into position
 And push onto John Deere platform

Accuator swing bracket will allow lower step to lift if hitting an obstruction will in lowered position

By placing a 46 inch board under step you will have an 18 inch setp height. Ladder pin tube bracket can be slid up or down ladder side rails to achieve your own individuals desired step height. You can use predrilled holes at your desired height. The six platform holes should be drilled and bolted at this time.

Henderson Combine Ladders

Align ladder bracket along with combine support bracket

Use exsisting JD ladder rails along with hand rails provided to complete hand rail system

Mount upper hand rail with 5/16 carriage head bolts. After all bolts are in place and brackets and rails are aligned to your satisfaction. You can now tighten all bolts. When properly mounted, this ladder is safe and strong.

The flex joint between ladder platform and ladder steps is provided to aid in leveling platform and to lengthen or shorten step angle while maintaining bottom step height in the world of ever changing tire sizes and track configurations.

Green brackets are for John Deere sts and s series combines.


CIH platforms and frames are the same from 14-1688/23-2588/50-7030&5130-7130
The 72-82-9240 flagship are different, but we have a ladder for those as well.

*We are not responsible for improper mounting.

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