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Old 11-03-2014, 09:23 PM   #1
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Air Safe Non fixed hitch the best

Has anyone towed a travel coach using the AirSafe inflatable bladder hitch ?
I hear how good it is and thinking of purchase the class 4 AirSafe to tow my new 28 foot Jayco coach.
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Old 11-04-2014, 03:54 PM   #2
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Here is the link for Air Safe hitches.
Hitches for a smoother ride | Air Safe Hitches

They make air bladder hitches for all sorts of trailers, including TTs, 5ers, and goosenecks.

Personally, I don't have any need for an air bladder hitch. I've towed an 8,000-pound 5er for around 100,000 miles with an ordinary mid-priced Reese 16k hitch with 4-way tilt. I've towed my 5,000-pound TT and 7,000-pound cargo trailer around 20,000 miles with a Reese Strait-Line weight distributing hitch. Recently I relegated the Strait-Line to the cargo trailer and installed a ProPride hitch on the TT. None of those three hitches include any sort of air ride, and I haven't even thought maybe I might need an air ride hitch.

I suspect if you think you would need air ride hitch, then the weight is not properly distributed in your trailer to result in at least 12% tongue weight or 17% pin weight or 20% gooseneck hitch weight.

Grumpy ole man with over 50 years towing experience. Now my heaviest trailer is a 7,000-pound enclosed cargo trailer, RV is a 5,600 pound Skyline Nomad Joey 196S, and my tow vehicle is a 2012 F-150 EcoBoost SuperCrew.
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Old 11-07-2014, 05:13 PM   #3
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I just added an AirSafe hitch to my 40ft trailer and love it. The trailer rode good before but it is even smoother now. I have had co-workers ride with me and they say they could not even tell I had a trailer back there.
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