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    My 1025r step mod

    Being a fat old man I had been using a plastic folding step to get on the 1025r. I had a string attached to it so I could throw it out of the way after I was in the saddle. This was fine in the garage but if I had to get off outside I was screwed!! So I watch all the other people doing steps on the 2 series and I thought why not. I ordered The Deere step and went to work, I found out the 1 series has no support where I needed it. I thought maybe just red rill holes in the step mount and get longer 10mm bolts in the floorboard. Tried this and only 1/2" of the step showed, not enough to get my shoe in. Then I got a heavy piece of aluminum channel and cut it to fit under the floorboard then drilled it to fit the bolt wholes. Then I drilled wholes for the step has far front has possible. It turned out pretty nice but it flexes just a bit with my 420lbs on it. It showed the full step I have used it several time and it help more geTtong off the tractor. It's a little low I'll see if the mower clears it if not just two bolts and it comes off. Then I will have the owner to use for a step.
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    Looks great to me.
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    Nice
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    as long as it helps u-were happy
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    Cool !! That's a good idea !!
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    Any chance of a picture from underneath?
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    Very nice - looks factory!

    Adding my step (with the help of our forum members) has been the single most helpful mod for me.
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    Looks good. Might be right in that sweet spot or just out of it for the mower to work with it.
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    If you think clearance maybe a problem, you could replace the vertical legs of the steps with some multi-ply rubber belt---like that they utilize for extending the impeller blades in the snowthrower mod thread. I've seen this on heavy equipment steps.
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    That looks really nice! As others has said, it looks as if it came from the assembly line with the step already installed.
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