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3 or 4 Kite Bottom-Winder A staircase in which 3 or 4 kite-shaped/winder treads create a 90 change in direction at the bottom of the flight 3 or 4 Kite Bottom Winder Stair
3 or 4 Kite Mid-Winder A staircase in which 3 or 4 kite-shaped/winder treads create a 90° change in direction at the middle of the flight 3 or 4 Kite Mid Winder Stair
3 or 4 Kite S-Shaped Winder A staircase in which 3 or 4 kite-shaped/winder treads create a 90° change in direction at the bottom of the flight and a 90° change in the opposite direction at the top of the flight, forming an s shape 3 or 4 Kite 'S' Shaped Winder Stair
3 or 4 Kite Top & Bottom Winder A staircase in which 3 or 4 kite-shaped/winder treads create a 90° change in direction at the bottom of the flight and a further 90° change in direction at the top of the flight, bringing the direction of the flight round 180° in total 3 or 4 Kite Top and Bottom Winder Stair
3 or 4 Kite Top-Winder A staircase in which 3 or 4 kite-shaped/winder treads create a 90° change in direction at the top of the flight 3 or 4 Kite Top Winder Stair



 
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