hanging step

hanging stair, hanging step

1. A stone step cantilevered from the wall and free at the other end.

hanging step

A step usually constructed without a continuous carriage, 1 for support; instead the steps are bolted together so that each step provides support for the one above and the one below; used, for example, in architecture of the Shakers, a religious sect of English origin that settled in America in the late 18th century.
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It's reported that the 2013 model adds a hanging step for easier three-point access into the cab and a new bolt-on ladder for direct access to the chute clean-out platform.
With a treestand set 10 feet high and Mark's camera rolling, I attached my lineman's belt around the tree and ascended to the stand, explaining the value of the lineman's belt for hanging steps and stands.