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Old 08-25-2016, 08:12 AM   #1
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Good Morning everyone...

I am new to Rving, this year we purchased a 2016 Bay Star and were getting ready to purchase the tow bar and base plate for towing from Blu OX. I was going to purchase the Patriot for the braking system, but a few friends are trying to persuade me to buy the vantage select. Any thoughts on which is better?

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ReadyBrute tow bar with integrated brake system. Nothing to put in/out of the tow vehicle every time. Works well. Best bag for the buck. IMHO
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We use SMI Air Force One. Love it, no problems with the exhaust brake, very proportional braking. Very simple to use.
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Good Morning everyone...

I am new to Rving, this year we purchased a 2016 Bay Star and were getting ready to purchase the tow bar and base plate for towing from Blu OX. I was going to purchase the Patriot for the braking system, but a few friends are trying to persuade me to buy the vantage select. Any thoughts on which is better?

Thank You,

Halbs
I use RVIBrake.....I have heard good things about the Patriot. To tell you the truth I am not a fan of any of these remote braking systems. I have this feeling that someone near by will have the same signal and apply their brakes when I am not and of course until my tires start smoking, I won't have a clue.

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Old 08-25-2016, 10:27 AM   #5
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If your coach has air brakes get the Air Force One from SMI.
If the coach has hydraulic brakes get the Stay-In-Play Duo.

Both work flawlessly when properly installed and you just have to plug in a hose or flip a toggle switch (depending on which system) and you're ready to tow.

Neither system work on wireless signal so there is no need to worry about interference from your equipment or others.
IMHO, you will not find better customer service than the folks at SMI Manufacturing.
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