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Old 06-08-2008, 03:19 PM   #1
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Got rear ended this afternoon on I 295 outside of Jacksonville, FL. Back of the toad is bent but driveable. The Blue Ox Alladin took the brunt of the push and now looks like a bow tie, had to pull the hitch out of the receiver on the MoHo to get it off. Overnighting at Camping World, St. Augustine so no problem there. CW handles and installs Roadmaster products so we may have to go that route rather than a new Alladin from Blue Ox. Need to get the base plate bolts, etc. checked out for safety so mit may end up all new anyway. Just looking for any input on Roadmaster, always used Blue Ox in the past. Thanks, Mike
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Got rear ended this afternoon on I 295 outside of Jacksonville, FL. Back of the toad is bent but driveable. The Blue Ox Alladin took the brunt of the push and now looks like a bow tie, had to pull the hitch out of the receiver on the MoHo to get it off. Overnighting at Camping World, St. Augustine so no problem there. CW handles and installs Roadmaster products so we may have to go that route rather than a new Alladin from Blue Ox. Need to get the base plate bolts, etc. checked out for safety so mit may end up all new anyway. Just looking for any input on Roadmaster, always used Blue Ox in the past. Thanks, Mike
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MIKE,
Sorry to hear about your problems. I have to say I think Roadmaster is comparable to Blue Ox. Make sure you get either the sterling or all terrain, tow bars.
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I have used Roadmaster for about 7 years, on two RV's with no problems. They are a good Company.
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lthrnk;

A also am sorry to hear about being rear ended. Apparently you were not hurt and that is a good thing. I have used Roadmaster tow bars on 3 motor homes with good results. I presently have a Sterling and I am happy with it.

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Thanks all for the replies. We will probably go with the Roadmaster and get back on the road tomorrow.

I will try and post some pictures of the tow bar in the near future.
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Old 06-08-2008, 07:46 PM   #7
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When I have had problems with my Blue Ox equipment I have called the company and they have told me of dealers in the area. You may want to call Blue Ox and ask if they have a dealer nearby that can help you get a new tow bar.
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I'm using a Roadmaster Falcon 2 (6000 lb) tow bar with blue ox knuckles. While not a lot of expierence yet, the setup seems fine.
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Back on the road at 10AM this morning. CW couldn't promise to get us done before 5PM so I called Suncoast RV in Jacksonville. They said come on in and we'll fix you up, but we don't have an Alladin but do have an Adventa tow bar. Got there and was loking around the store and found a Blue Ox display with a brand new Alladin on it. Convinced a great parts man to sell me the display piece, but at a discount because it was dusty. He hemmed and hawed on the price and wanted $300.00. We got it for $200.00 plus tax, out the door. You gotta love a deal.
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