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Old 03-16-2005, 03:03 PM   #1
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Does anyone here have any experience with the Ready Brake braking system? I just ordered one. Just can't see paying 8 or 9 hundred bucks on a tow brake. Thoughts, and opinions?
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Does anyone here have any experience with the Ready Brake braking system? I just ordered one. Just can't see paying 8 or 9 hundred bucks on a tow brake. Thoughts, and opinions?
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Old 03-17-2005, 08:02 AM   #3
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In all the years I've been RVing and answering questions on RV web sites like this one, I have yet to hear from someone who actually has a Ready Brake. I have no reason to doubt that it works, though the installation and cables may be something that some folks do not want to deal with. I look forward to hearing about your experience with this unit. Which model did you get?

Even with the optional breakaway and dash lights added, the Ready Brake is a couple hundred dollars cheaper than many other brands. The Tow-V-Aire is in the same price class, though, and may appeal to those who like the Brake Buddy style of system.
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Old 03-17-2005, 10:26 AM   #4
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Machman72,
I have a friend that has this system. He said the first time he used it he had the cables adjusted too tight and the brakes on his tow car wouldn't release after the first stop. He has since learned to adjust, and check them, carefully each time he uses it, and seems to be happy with the system.
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Old 03-17-2005, 05:45 PM   #5
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Well I can say one thing, they sure do ship fast. Ordered it on the 15th and recieved it today. Wow! I got the B3000 model. Guess I will try to install it this weekend. Yes the installation instructions warn not to adjust too tight, and describe the procedure to prevent it. I'll let you all know how I make out. I did not yet purchase the breakaway hook up for it, and I am not going to buy the indicator light. The indicator light package is about 50 bucks, and it is a real simple job to wire one up with materials you can buy off the shelf at WalMart for 10 bucks, and a little work.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by machman72:
I'll let you all know how I make out. I did not yet purchase the breakaway hook up for it, and I am not going to buy the indicator light. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

How is the Ready Brake working out?
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Our Ready Brake works perfect. We got the ReadyBrut tow bar package and tow a Jeep.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by machman72:
I'll let you all know how I make out. I did not yet purchase the breakaway hook up for it, and I am not going to buy the indicator light. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I purchased one and installed it today. I have the receiver version. It came with the indicator light "free", but I have not installed it yet.
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Go ahead and install the little light. It's easy to do, and I really like knowing when the Jeep brake lights are activated. Real peace of mind.

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