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Old 02-27-2012, 07:22 PM   #1
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Thinking of upgrading my hitch, the one I have now has the weight distribution bars and the sway control is seperate which worked fine for my old camper, but the new on is 4 foot longer and about 2000pounds heavier. So I could add another sway control or upgrade,need opinions leaning towards center line from husky but not sure thx
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:37 PM   #2
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With my Armada pulling a 31Ft, it does extremely well with the 2 friction sway control bars.
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Old 02-28-2012, 05:51 AM   #3
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With my Armada pulling a 31Ft, it does extremely well with the 2 friction sway control bars.
Thx for the info that will save some money . Do you have to remove them when backing up?
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:53 AM   #4
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Thinking of upgrading my hitch, the one I have now has the weight distribution bars and the sway control is seperate which worked fine for my old camper, but the new on is 4 foot longer and about 2000pounds heavier. So I could add another sway control or upgrade,need opinions leaning towards center line from husky but not sure thx
I just purchased a used Hensley Arrow for my rig (25ft TT pulled by a 1/2T Ram). Best purchase I've ever made.
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Old 02-28-2012, 07:27 AM   #5
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Thx for the info that will save some money . Do you have to remove them when backing up?
Yes, but it only takes about 30 seconds to do it.
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Same thing here, on my old 25' tt I just used the sway control, no weight distribution. The new 25' tt will be a little heavier plus 200 lbs more at the hitch. So I'm thinking about going with the weight distribution with 800 lb. trunnion bars. Without adding a separate anti-sway bar should the weight distribution help with sway?

Using my old anti-sway bar if I was backing into a site or my driveway I would always take it off. It only took 30 seconds to remove. I made a small box for it, and just place it in the tt storage bay.
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Same thing here, on my old 25' tt I just used the sway control, no weight distribution. The new 25' tt will be a little heavier plus 200 lbs more at the hitch. So I'm thinking about going with the weight distribution with 800 lb. trunnion bars. Without adding a separate anti-sway bar should the weight distribution help with sway?

Using my old anti-sway bar if I was backing into a site or my driveway I would always take it off. It only took 30 seconds to remove. I made a small box for it, and just place it in the tt storage bay.
Wow, that is a big trailer without a WD hitch. I believe the WD hitch will help a lot. The trailer is taking a lot of weight off your front wheels without a wd hitch which will make for some "fun" towing experiences.
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i tow a 29 foot travel trailer with the husky centerline wd/active sway control i love it, old trailer was a pop up 25 ft 3500 lbs with one friction sway control.which worked fine
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i tow a 29 foot travel trailer with the husky centerline wd/active sway control i love it, old trailer was a pop up 25 ft 3500 lbs with one friction sway control.which worked fine
New toTT we. Have the 4 way equalizer hitch . 31' flagstaff and it level the truck and TT . When backing we do not have to undo anything .
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Wondering, was thinking of selling my Equalizer weight distribution and sway setup. I had it because I was pulling with a V6 Trailblazer. Now I have a Ford F-150, V8 5.0. It has trailer sway built in. Is this sufficient for a 22 ft trailer, 3800 lbs empty?
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Wondering, was thinking of selling my Equalizer weight distribution and sway setup. I had it because I was pulling with a V6 Trailblazer. Now I have a Ford F-150, V8 5.0. It has trailer sway built in. Is this sufficient for a 22 ft trailer, 3800 lbs empty?
Keep your equalizer and sway control. Don't rely on a computer to keep you safe...I keep thinking of my PC at home...
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Keep the sway/wd system its better to be safe than sorry.
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A Reese Dual Cam HP Straightline always worked great for us. It is reasonably priced and well proven.

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Reese Dual Cam hitch

We are towing a 33 ft Denali 270 about 7200 dry. We are looking at upgrading from the E2 hitch to a Reese Dual Cam 1200.
Do I need to disconnect the bars when backing into a space? How tight can I turn?
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