Little Giant SUMOSTANCE

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Little Giant SumoStance, the CLAIM-A-NATOR’s Choice

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Description

Little Giant Ladder Systems, the creator of the original multipurpose ladder, is the world leader in ladder safety and innovation, holding over 270 patents and patents pending on ladder function and design. The company was founded in Springville, Utah, in 1972. Since its humble trade show beginnings, Little Giant has expanded across the US and beyond, marketing and selling its climbing products in over 40 countries. Little Giant listens first: the voice of tradespeople, pros and other users inform every design choice behind the company’s industry-leading climbing solutions.  Little Giant SumoStance is the “CLAIM-A-NATOR’s Choice”

SumoStance – Working at a significant height can be nerve-wracking, but the Little Giant® SumoStance® ladder eliminates those concerns and makes using an extension ladder easy. Designed for stability and its light weight, the SumoStance will easily become your new go-to ladder for every task.

Wide-flared ladder levelers – The SumoStance utilizes wide-flared leg levelers to increase the stability of your ladder. The wide legs nearly double the ladders width, giving your ladder added side tip stability. Work on any to terrain, adjust the ladders legs as needed, so you can confidently tackle any project.

Bubble Levels – Little-Known Fact: having your ladder level off by just 1 inch at the bottom causes a 9-inch lean at the top of a 19-foot ladder. If safety is the goal, and it should be, the bubble levels on the SumoStance are a useful tool to ensure that your ladder is level before climbing.

Little Giant SumoStance are available in these lengths:
  • 16ft
  • 20ft
  • 24ft
  • 28ft ( will access most 2-story roofs with 2-3 rungs above the eave )
  • 32ft ( will definitely get you on every 2-story )
  • 40ft

Product Specifications

SumoStance – Model 16 Specs
Weight Capacity 300 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 18816
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IA – Extra Heavy Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 13′ 9″
Extension Max Reach 16′ 2″
Extension Max. Height 13′ 9″
Extension Min. Height 8′ 10″
Extension Total Length of Sections 16′ 2″
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 9′ 8″
Extension Max Working Length 13′ 9″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Standard pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 38
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 16′
Ship Length 8′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 10.5″
Ship Height 0′ 7″
Ship Weight 42.6
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 8′ 9″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″
SumoStance – Model 20 Specs
Weight Capacity 375 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 17220
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IAA – Special Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 17′ 9″
Extension Max Reach 20′
Extension Max. Height 17′ 9″
Extension Min. Height 10′ 11″
Extension Total Length of Sections 20′ 1.5″
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 13′ 6″
Extension Max Working Length 17′ 9″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Dual-position SURE-SET™ pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 46
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 20′
Ship Length 10′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 10.5″
Ship Height 0′ 7″
Ship Weight 50.6
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 10′ 9″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″
SumoStance – Model 24 Specs
Weight Capacity 375 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 17224
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IAA – Special Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 21′ 8″
Extension Max Reach 23′ 10″
Extension Max. Height 21′ 8″
Extension Min. Height 12′ 10″
Extension Total Length of Sections 24′ 1″
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 17′ 4″
Extension Max Working Length 21′ 8″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Dual-position SURE-SET™ pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 52
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 24′
Ship Length 12′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 10.5″
Ship Height 0′ 7″
Ship Weight 56.6
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 12′ 9″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″
SumoStance – Model 28 Specs
eight Capacity 375 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 17228
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IAA – Special Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 25′ 8″
Extension Max Reach 27′ 8″
Extension Max. Height 25′ 8″
Extension Min. Height 14′ 10″
Extension Total Length of Sections 28′
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 21′ 2″
Extension Max Working Length 25′ 8″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Dual-position SURE-SET™ pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 59
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 28′
Ship Length 14′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 10.5″
Ship Height 0′ 7″
Ship Weight 63.6
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 14′ 8″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″
SumoStance – Model 32 Specs
Weight Capacity 375 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 17232
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IAA – Special Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 29′ 7″
Extension Max Reach 31′ 6″
Extension Max. Height 29′ 7″
Extension Min. Height 16′ 9″
Extension Total Length of Sections 31′ 11″
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 25′
Extension Max Working Length 29′ 7″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Dual-position SURE-SET™ pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 69
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 32′
Ship Length 16′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 10.5″
Ship Height 0′ 7″
Ship Weight 73.6
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 16′ 8″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″
SumoStance – Model 36 Specs
Weight Capacity 300 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 17836
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IA – Extra Heavy Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 32′ 6″
Extension Max Reach 34′ 4″
Extension Max. Height 32′ 6″
Extension Min. Height 18′ 9″
Extension Total Length of Sections 35′ 10.5″
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 27′ 10″
Extension Max Working Length 32′ 6″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Standard pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 74
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 36′
Ship Length 18′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 9.5″
Ship Height 0′ 6″
Ship Weight 76.9
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 18′ 8″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″
SumoStance – Model 40 Specs
Weight Capacity 300 lbs.
Warranty 1-Year
Model Number 17840
90° Ladder No
Ansi Duty Rating Type IA – Extra Heavy Duty
Country Of Origin USA
Extension Max 35′ 6″
Extension Max Reach 37′ 2″
Extension Max. Height 35′ 6″
Extension Min. Height 20′ 9″
Extension Total Length of Sections 39′ 10″
Extension Highest Standing Level Max 30′ 8″
Extension Max Working Length 35′ 6″
Extension Lock Rung Locks
Feet Standard pick foot
Ladder Type Extension
Product Weight 81
Lean To Position No
Inner Rung Depth 1.5″
Inside Clear Width 1′ 2″
Material Fiberglass
Outer Rung Depth 1.5″
Palm & Hinge Lock System None
Rung Size Double Section 4″
Rung Size Single Section 1.5″
Scaffolding Position No
Size 40′
Ship Length 20′ 8″
Ship Width 1′ 6.5″
Ship Height 0′ 7″
Ship Weight 84.6
Spreader System None
Storage Depth 6″
Storage Height 20′ 7″
Storage Width At Base 1′ 10″
Tip & Glide™ Wheels No
Top Width 1′ 5.5″

Links & Tips:

Choosing the right ladder – https://www.americanladderinstitute.org/page/Ladders101

If you want to work safely on a ladder, it’s important to purchase one that’s the right length for the task at hand. While you may think you can look at a particular wall and have a sensible guess at the ladder height you need, you’re never going to be 100% accurate. If you want to calculate the right ladder length, follow these steps.

Extension Ladder Length

In order to be used safely, extension ladders need to be leant up against a hard surface with a suitable pitch. If you’re working on a platform like a roof, you need to make sure your ladder extends a few feet past the workspace. When calculating the right extension ladder length, it’s important to take these extra few feet into account.

Here’s an example to show you how to calculate the right ladder height for a 20ft wall.

To work safely, your extension ladder needs to be pitched at a ratio of 4:1. So for every 4 feet up, you need to move the ladder 1 foot out. This is known as the ‘1 in 4’ rule.

So, if you want to work on a 20ft wall, the ladder needs to be moved 5ft out. Propping a ladder against a wall creates a right-angled triangle, with the ladder as the hypotenuse (longest side), so it’s time to think back to math class: to calculate the length of the hypotenuse, we’ll need to use Pythagoras’s theorem.

In case you haven’t brushed up on your trigonometry lately, Pythagoras’s theorem states that the length of the hypotenuse squared = the triangle’s height squared + the triangle’s width squared. Let’s apply this to the example above…

  • 20 squared is 400
  • 5 squared is 25
  • 400 + 25 = 425
  • The square root of 425 (to two decimal places) is 20.62

This means that your ladder needs to be 20.62 feet long (minimum) to allow for the ladder to be propped up against the wall at a safe angle.

Then, you need to add a few feet so that the extension ladder can extend past the working ledge. So, if you want to climb a 20ft wall, you need a ladder that’s approximately 24ft long!

Additional information

Weight .43 lbs
Dimensions 1 × 2 × 4 in
SumoStance Length

16ft, 20ft, 24ft, 28ft, 32ft, 36ft, 40ft

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