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Old 08-27-2009, 08:42 AM   #1
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Im replacing my Reese Controller. What should I get for a replacement
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Old 08-28-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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Since this topic is mostly applicable to trailer towing (brake controllers are not needed for toads), I'm moving it to the Trailer & Fifth Wheel towing forum rather than the Motorhome Towing forum where it originated. I think you will get more responses there.
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Old 09-01-2009, 06:10 PM   #3
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:44 PM   #4
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None of your choices, the Maxbrake, similar to the Brakesmart is the best. Taps into the hydraulic brakes on truck for the best braking control you can get.
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Old 09-02-2009, 09:00 PM   #5
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BrakeSmart, Max Brake and a distant 3rd place is the Prodigy. The BS and the MB are similar and tie into the hydraulic circuit and are truly proportional

In my opinion, it is worth the money to step up on the $$$$ and get one that really works.

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Old 09-03-2009, 10:39 AM   #6
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Ditto what these guys said.

When I got the Brakesmart I remember thinking I had no idea electric drums could perform so well.

The truck's brakes work with the trailer's brakes seamlessly.
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:51 AM   #7
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None of the above. For the reasons cited, the BrakeSmart or MaxBrake are the ones I'd go with today.

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Old 09-26-2009, 07:51 AM   #8
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I have the Maxbrake installed now and it really works very well. I had a Brakesmart on my last truck and I believe that this one works just as well if not better.
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Old 09-26-2009, 04:16 PM   #9
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If your not going to spend the money to get a proportional, the Prodigy is the way to go. I have seen them for a little as $99.
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If you can afford it, go with Brakesmart or MaxBrake. If not, Prodigy is a far distant third since you can't buy a Jordan any more - - boooooo.

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Old 11-17-2009, 12:34 AM   #11
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I've used the Prodigy & Jordan. I now have the Hensley True control Gold modle. The Prodigy was OK the, the Jordan ws even better, but I must say that the Hensley is real nice. It makes it seam as though the trailer is barely there. It brakes real smooth and won't lockup unless I hit the emergency button.
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Old 11-20-2009, 07:00 PM   #12
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None of the choices, the Jordan has been excellent. Six and 1/2 yrs and not a single adjustment, ever. Mounted in the dash, I can operate the manual button with my hands still on the steering wheel. Some day I'm going to have to find a replacement I guess.
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Jordan. Has worked very well.
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None of the above. We use a P3 and it has worked great.
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