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Old 08-31-2016, 06:13 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by twalker409 View Post
I'm getting the Hummingbird 17', towing with F350, do I need to add something for this issue? The dealer said they would take care of it, but what should I be expecting to get? Thoughts?
Towing a 17' trailer with a 350 - you will not even need an equalizer hitch or sway control. Your truck will not even know the trailer is there. Just get a hitch head with the proper size ball that can handle 800 lbs hitch weight. I have towed as long as 32' with my 350 and no equalizer, on both highway and back roads. Never a problem.

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Old 08-31-2016, 07:10 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by gazingm42 View Post
When do you see fishtail on the trailer.

flat land?
down hill?
wind conditions?
Big time in wind and at 65+
flat or down hill is about the same, mostly depends on speed and wind.

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I am with the group that goes with a tad nose down.
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Old 08-31-2016, 10:53 PM   #46
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I certainly hate to talk about weights. But this Flagstaff V is a weird floorplan. The hitch weight is 840 lb dry. Add usual propane, batteries, storage content, stuff in bathroom, bedroom, most stuff in the kitchen, water tanks... everything will add to hitch weight, nothing will balance it from the rear. I bet your F150 is overloaded big time.
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Old 09-01-2016, 01:00 AM   #47
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I think on what I have read that you may be pushing the limits on the TV towing
ability. We have been there and even try putting the trailer on a major diet. But
in the end we purchased a 1 ton ram and have no issues.

If weight limits are not creeping up then I as other said would look at the setup adjustments when you can and the distribution of forward weight.

I found our setup that our "professional" dealer did were done so incorrect it
was not even fun to talk about.
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Thank you, any suggestions for wireless back up camera?

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