Which Is The Best Little Giant Combination Ladder?

The Little Giant combination ladders give you the ability to carry out a whole host of jobs, but with such an extensive range of very similar-looking combination ladders, it can be a minefield trying to figure out which is the correct one for you.

To aid your decision, we have put together this handy blog post to help you decide. You will find a simplified comparison table located towards the bottom of our blog post for a quick and easy comparison for you to look over if you are just here for quick facts.


Why A Little Giant Ladder?  

If you are reading this blog post then you have most likely settled on the Little Giant as your chosen brand, but if you still in need of some convincing then here is why Little Giant is an excellent choice for your combination ladder needs.

Little Giant has been operating for over 47 years and is mostly known for its strong and versatile multipurpose ladders.

With the companies key mission statement to save lives and prevent injuries, Little Giant has worked hard to build sturdier and safer ladders for professionals alike.

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Little Giant Combination Ladder Combination Table


Rung Height

The Velocity, Revolution and Xtreme all come in a 4, 5 and 6 rungs, whereas the Dark Horse is available in 3, 4 and 5 rungs


What is the difference between Aerospace Aluminium, Military Aluminium and GRP Fibreglass?

Aerospace Aluminium: This is a very high-grade aluminium with a T5 hardness typically used in basic aerospace and other marines/ transport applications.

Military Aluminium: A T6 grade aluminium that allows it to be formed into more complex shapes, is harder and has a lighter profile. Usually used in aeroplane wings and can withstand high impact.

Both types of aluminium are of high strength and versatility and are generally lighter weight than other materials.

GRP Fibreglass: is composted out of fibreglass and a mixture of either polyester, vinyl or epoxy as the polymer. GPR is typically used is producing gliders, boats, bathtubs, pipes.

One main feature of fibreglass ladders is they are non-conductive which makes them ideal for work around electricity.


What is the difference between a rock lock and rapid locks?

The Rapid Locks: work by twisting the lock and is an advancement on the common pull tab design on many of the competitor's ladders. For demo view the link and skip to 1min 20sec This locking mechanism is available on the Velocity


The Rock Lock: is even easier to use by simply pushing inwards towards the ladder. to open and close. This is used in the highest grade Revolution and Xtreme models. View Demo Here: This locking mechanism is available on the Dark Horse, Revolution and Xtreme


The difference between a dual pin and a quad lock?

The locking mechanisms on the Little Giant Ladders are impressive and have been tested vigorously, in fact in over 15 years they have never had a reported hinge failure. The only difference between the quad lock and dual pin is the number of pins securing the hinge. However, both are extremely safe.

Home & Pro

Home: To be used with the house for odd jobs

  • Velocity
  • Revolution
  • Xtreme


Pro: These ladders are equipped for daily trade use and construction sites.

  • Velocity
  • Dark Horse
  • Revolution
  • Xtreme

Be sure to let us know what Little Giant multipurpose ladder is your favourite?

Velocity, Dark Horse, Revolution, or Xtreme

If you have any further questions give our team a call on 01204 590 232 or contact us here.