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Old 03-17-2007, 07:19 AM   #15
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I was a strong advocate of the Jordon for a long time and still feel it is an outstanding brake controller. However, I think with BrakeSmart the brake controllers have pretty much maxed out their performance. The area for more improvement seems to be in the trailer brakes themselves.

BrakeSmart is a little costly. I still have my Jordan and plan to keep it. If I ever upgrade, it will be to BrakeSmart.

For simplicity, I dont think you can go wrong with Prodigy. Jordan takes a little more to install, but worth it if you want a great controller.

For lighter loads and if you dont plan to make this your final brake controller/tow vehicle, Id go with Prodigy. I wouldnt consider anything else at this time.

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Old 03-17-2007, 01:32 PM   #16
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Yep. The bigger your trailer/5th wheel is compared to your tow vehicle, the more you need the best brake controller you can buy.

For light towed vehicles, Prodigy is probably fine, but for heavy stuff I want my trailer braking to be a perfect reflection of my braking input, not just what a controller "feels is happening.


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