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What are the different types of plasterer’s stilts?

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Skywalker stilts with single leg-poles

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Dura stilts with double leg-poles

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Stilts with a pivoting sole

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Having stilts with a pivoting sole allows for a much more natural style of walking. Because they have two independent foot plates, the stilts give you greater stability even when treading on foreign objects.

Making your own stilts

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Can you hire stilts?

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