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Old 08-29-2017, 02:24 PM   #15
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I also use the StrapTek system with the SwayPro and I like it. I had used the StrapTek system before I purchased the SwayPro, so since I already had them, I used them. It makes it much easier to hook up and to remove the WD bars. I can not notice any difference from using the chains vs. straps for sway control or ride. As for durability in the sun and other factors, I have seen no issues. But the only time my bars with the straps are in the weather elements are when I pull, so maybe a few weekends every few months. Otherwise they are stored in shade in the storage compartment.
Thank you all for your input!

The height of the ORV frame and the height of my hitch requires two 6 x 6 blocks stacked to get things coupled properly. Then the need to further jack up the truck to relieve the pressure enough to turn the chain onto the cam at 9 links makes for a really involved set up. I'm going to order one today and give it run.
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Three thumbs up! We've been camping and traveling with the Black Rock. Installation and unhitching are a breeze. We received over five inches of rain as we were breaking camp Monday morning. The rain coat just wasn't cutting it, but dang getting the Blue Ox set was fast and was safer than arguing with counting chain links, jacking up the tongue. The winds were bad as well and the trailer was behaving very well with the gusty winds.
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I use an underslung Blue Ox these days after trading up both truck and trailer. Our old EazLift was the right size for our current setup but the ride with it was so harsh as to wear us out in just a few hours. The BWX-1503 that I got to replace it is like night and day... and I use 7 links instead of 8, and have NO problems.
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