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Old 12-05-2013, 12:20 PM   #1
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Base Plates which one?

I have decided on the tow bar, ReadyBrute Elite, but now which baseplate to use. I'm seeing that different base plates have different clevis hookups. What baseplate end/clevis is the strongest and easiest to hookup and unhook? I've read horror stories about unhooking a tow bar.

I'm towing a Z71 Silverado
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I use the Blue Ox baseplate. The unhooking issue is a problem with the tow bars not the baseplate.
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I should also add my toad is a 2006 Z71

There seams to be some difference in baseplate's between Z71's and regular Silverados
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Old 12-11-2013, 07:11 PM   #4
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Roadmaster or blue ox

Roadmaster and blue ox both make great brackets as far as unhooking problems it is usually the tow bar. if you went with a all terrain non binding towbar you should not have to many problems.
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I have decided on the tow bar, ReadyBrute Elite, but now which baseplate to use. I'm seeing that different base plates have different clevis hookups. What baseplate end/clevis is the strongest and easiest to hookup and unhook? I've read horror stories about unhooking a tow bar.

I'm towing a Z71 Silverado
I have the READYBRUTE/ELITE as well and elected to go with a DEMCO base plate for my Wrangler and for a lot of reasons. Nothing to complain about with this setup and have had it for awhile with a recent trip across the US and back.
You may want to talk with Vince at TOWBARSUNLIMITED for some recommendations on your particular vehicle. Whichever you decide, the adapters for such will be included with the tow bars. I purchased everything from this company and couldn't find a better price anywhere.
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