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Old 07-14-2012, 06:00 PM   #29
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Second trailer sway !

How much play is in your 2nd hitch and the box it feeds into ?

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Old 07-16-2012, 09:11 AM   #30
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First a comment or two on the legality of double towing:
1: It varies from state to state, so check the laws in your state and if you cross a state line, check the laws in the next state as well FIRST. (And the one after than and so on)
2: Watch out for total length violations as well.

Note: These too vary state to state. Sway Brake Hitch:

Here is the instruction manual for one: Instructions for a Reese Friction Anti Sway Bar # RP26660 | etrailer.com

Regarding the question about the

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Old 07-17-2012, 06:31 AM   #31
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I just got home from a 12 day camping trip. towed double over 450 miles with no troubles at all. I place one of my atv flags across the far back atv sticking out far enough to see it on the drivers side. I tell you, that trailer has no sway.
while camping I talked with a guy doing the same, he said his last 5th wheel had no problem with a tag-along. but his newer 2006 cougar 5th wheel had a water tank in the back that made his atv trailer sway like crazy. said he added a water tank to the front of the 5er to fix the problem. maybe you have too much weight toward the rear of your 5th. good luck and be safe.
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:52 AM   #32
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Here is a safe way to pull behind your 5er. The trailer is connected to the rear of the 5er in two places. It cannot sway or jacknife. The single wheel rotates 360 degrees.
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:04 AM   #33
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Life is full of chances,been towing doubles for 28 years. Life is good
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:39 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by Tom3006 View Post
Life is full of chances,been towing doubles for 28 years. Life is good


That’s like “any car will last you a life time if you drive it fast enough”.

53 years towing experience. Largest load ever hauled on a public highway was 300,000lbs 30ft wide 70ft long and 22ft high max speed 15mph.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:36 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by 3665RE View Post

That’s like “any car will last you a life time if you drive it fast enough”.

Life is still good, Good judgement is established by lots of experience, not equally distributed to all.

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