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Old 01-25-2011, 09:13 AM   #15
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I'm with you, Paz. I have my VIP TowBrake set the same way. I can't see wearing out my Jeep brakes.
I made the assumption you had the Brakemaster 9060 system (which was the only proportional system available from Roadmaster 10 years ago). Others have made the assumption you either have a "Brake in the box" system like the Brake Pro or Evenbrake.

Before anyone can answer your questions with any kind of certainty we'll need to know the style and model number of the unit.

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Old 01-26-2011, 08:14 PM   #16
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bought the Blue Ox Patriot last year & used it on our 09 Wrangler...set it up to start to kick in on moderate braking..has a wireless remote that you can change the sensitivity settings on the fly and it tells you when it's engaging

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Old 02-02-2011, 09:45 AM   #17
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Proportional Braking for Toad

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Quintin, welcome to iRV2.

You don't say which Roadmaster brake system you have, but our Roadmaster Brake Pro (no longer made - now replaced by the Even Brake) has a setting for sensitivity (how soon you want the brake to come on) and also a setting for how hard you want the brake to come on.

I have our Brake Pro set to only come on with fairly strong coach braking. The coach brakes can more than handle normal, gentle stops, and I feel there's no reason to overwork the toad brakes unless I'm making a fairly quick stop.
Sorry for just now getting back to everyone who responded. I have the BrakeMaster Air System, just installed a year ago by Camping World. While it seems to alway to have done the job, I have always found it just a bit concerning that the system doesn't acutally engage until you step on the brake "more than gently". Makes me wonder how hard it actually engages when I step hard. According to Roadmaster, this is how it is engineered to work.

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Old 02-02-2011, 10:29 AM   #18
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I have a Blue Ox braking system and it does the same thing on soft brake pedal pressure, but you can change the setting on the unit or on the receiver in the coach. The unit default setting is 5, but you can increase it to 9. It also has a manual lever you can use if you just want ot use the toad brakes.
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Not to high jack the thread, but on the issue of the BB controller rusting due to salt. I had the same problem and hook the second one up so that it was removable in the fall. That solved the problem.

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