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Blue Ox Alpha... http://www.etrailer.com/Tow-Bars/Blue-Ox/BX7365.html 14 24.14%
Roadmaster Falcon 2 http://www.etrailer.com/Tow-Bars/Roadmaster/RM-520.html 11 18.97%
ReadyBrute http://www.readybrake.com/store/p3/R...V_Tow_Bar.html 2 3.45%
ReadyBrute Elite http://www.readybrake.com/store/p4/R...V_Tow_Bar.html 12 20.69%
Other 20 34.48%
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:09 AM   #15
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I am happy with Blueox baseplate and Aventa towbar. I use M&G brake system. This is on 4dr Rubicon.

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Old 07-12-2016, 09:31 AM   #16
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The Demco Excalibar works for me!

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Old 07-12-2016, 11:44 AM   #17
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Blue ox Avail and baseplate for me

Don't even question the toad braking system.
Read this please:
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Old 07-12-2016, 11:52 AM   #18
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I have a Blue Ox Aventa II that has been is use for 10 years. I wanted a 10,000 lb tow bar as we were pulling a 5000 lb Grand Cherokee. I am planning a little rebuild on my part replacing everything that is worn for about $125 in parts. Not bad for 10 years.

I prefer the Blue Ox as the attachment fittings to the base plate are easy to remove and there is almost sign that the car has a base plate. I feel the Blue Ox is easier to connect and disconnect from what I have observed from others.
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Old 07-12-2016, 11:55 AM   #19
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Your poll did not include the Blue Ox Tow Bar that I am using with a Blue-Ox BasePlate for my 2006 Saturn Vue so my vote was casted in the "other" group.

I am using the Blue-Ox Adventa LX Tow Bar.

Also you will need to have an auxiliary braking system for your greater than 5000 lb vehicle.

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Old 07-12-2016, 12:39 PM   #20
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Bkue Ox Acclaim (bought used a few years ago for $100) Tow Bar.
Blue Ox Base Plate
Blue Ox Patriot Braking System
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IMO, Blue Ox has been very good with their customer service. They replaced my Patriot due to a hard drive error (yes, they have hard drives in them) and a blue umbilical cord due to an intermittent connection. So I'm sold on their products.
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Old 07-12-2016, 01:11 PM   #21
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I recently traded my Blue Ox Aventa for a Blue Ox Avail. The Avail has a non-binding feature which is nice.
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Old 07-13-2016, 12:23 AM   #22
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I use a Roadmaster Falcon II to pull my 3200 lb Jeep Wrangler TJ (Sport). It gets the job done without any issues.
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What ever you decide to tow or use to tow...please get supplemental braking in the car with a break-away device.

It's not required in some places, but is smart and obviously safer
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Not that it really matters, I guess...but I just found out that Roadmaster is located right here in my town of Vancouver, WA.

I talked to my Dealer's service department and they can install anything, but seem to favor Roadmaster, but said it's kind of an East coast, favors Blue Ox and West coast favors Roadmaster.

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