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Old 03-10-2008, 01:53 PM   #1
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I want to buy a WD hitch with sway control, I know the size I need but not to sure of which brand/style is better. Is friction any better than dual cam? Thanks for the help in advance.
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I want to buy a WD hitch with sway control, I know the size I need but not to sure of which brand/style is better. Is friction any better than dual cam? Thanks for the help in advance.
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Old 03-10-2008, 05:45 PM   #3
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With your 30' TT, I would get the the Reese Dual Cam HP. It is many steps above a friction sway control. The best is the Hensley Arrow, but is very expensive.

Friction sway control is fine for a smaller TT.

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As ken posted the Reese Dual Cam is a good hitch and has good user coments. Another choice/option would be an Equal-i-zer http://www.equalizerhitch.com/ I had one on a 30' Mobile Scout pulled with my 87 Burb. It worked very well with no sway. Happy Trails!!
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In addition to the Hensley, there is the Pull-Rite and a new third hitch by the guy who invented the Hensley. These all claim to overcome the problems inherant in 'normal' hitches, even those with 'sway control'. They also overcome the problem of having too much money in your wallet
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Old 03-13-2008, 01:42 PM   #6
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I love my Dual Cam. Used a reese with sway control and it wasn't enough. The Dual cam works well!
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When I was towing a 30' TT I had the Reese dual cam setup. It work great. I could honestly say it towed as well as my 5th wheel. Since the dual cam is the only setup I have used for a TT I can't compare to friction sway control units.
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:46 AM   #8
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Friction type hitches are ok up to about 6000lbs if your running two friction arms , single arms are good for 3000~5000lbs. Over 6000lbs you really should have a better hitch then friction and if your tow rig is sub par the problem is compounded. My 31' 7900lb dry weight(its over 9400lbs loaded for a trip) holiday tows like a dream well above resonable speeds if I need to pass , I have a reese duel cam set up on it. If your doing the set up your self you MUST know the exact hitch weight to get the correct bars and not have a rough ride in the tow rig.
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Old 03-26-2008, 03:57 PM   #9
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I have a 5th wheel now, but had a heavy 30' TT before. I made the mistake when I bought it of putting on the "cheap" hitch the dealer wanted to sell me and lost the TT once. Fortunately, no-one was hurt and the damage was minor. I switched to the Equalizer and it made all the difference in the world. I went to my 5er partly because everyone said they tow so much better than a TT, but I don't see it. I think my TT towed almost as easy once I had a good hitch. Don't go cheap.
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Reese has their new Reese Pro Series which is simmilar to the Equalizer brand. Lot less $$ too. http://www.etrailer.com/pc-WD2~49578.htm
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Thanks to everyone who posted. We researched the Reese and the Equalizer, got some feedback about both and finally went with the Equalizer. The biggest factor was the price, we found a place that had the Equalizer with 4point sway control for $399. I thought that was a great deal.
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