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Old 09-03-2016, 06:30 PM   #15
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Blue Ox and SMI Stay N Play Duo.
Same set up here.


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Old 09-03-2016, 06:42 PM   #16
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Blue Ox 10k tow bar with M&G brake system on Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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Old 09-03-2016, 07:28 PM   #17
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Roadmaster Falcon2 tow bar. Had the same one for 15 years, decided to go over to Roadmaster (Portland to Vancouver, about 15 miles) and have them look at it.

While walking out to car they said my bar hasn't been made since 2004 and most likely wouldn't have parts if it needs any. Took one look at it and said "that concerns me." Can't be fixed and don't recommend using it. Okay, what now.

Said they have refurbished one (he thinks) and will sell it to me for $299. New bar retails for approx $700. Said I'll take it, he was gone for a while and finally came back and said I found it (it being the only one they had). Great customer service.
Gee might have them look at this one a little more often...

I also use an invisa-brake system on Honda CRV. Happy with set-up (and new tow bar).
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Old 09-03-2016, 10:39 PM   #18
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Another Ready Brute Elite happy customer! Pulling 2009 Subaru Forester 3250# behind our Sprinter-based Coachmen Prism. 5k+ miles so far this season. ST
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1st 50 done, working on the 2nd pass!
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Old 09-04-2016, 12:07 PM   #19
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Another Blue Ox and SMI Air Force one, very satisfied with both.
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Old 09-04-2016, 12:17 PM   #20
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Right now I use a Blue Ox Acclaim Tow Bar - A-Frame - Car Mount - 5,000 lbs tow Jeep, curb weight 3750
Tow bar Cost is $444. from Amazon. I have had problems with the weld cracking, but since they sent me a new free one, will use it, but inspect FREQUENTLY

Brake is Blue Ox BRK2012 Patriot Brake for $999. 2014 Jeep Wrangler Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System - Proportional ..Works excellent
2014 Jeep Wrangler Tow Bar Braking Systems - Blue Ox
Sell off your marginally adequate Accclaim and get a real 10K rated Aventa. Problem solved. For a few extra bucks, why not go for the Gold, so to speak.
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Old 09-04-2016, 01:04 PM   #21
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ReadyBruye Elite for our full size pickup. Works great, no electronics to depend on and easy setup.

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Old 09-04-2016, 01:18 PM   #22
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Blue Ox Aventa, SMI Stay-in-Play Duo. 80,000 miles zero problems.
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Old 09-06-2016, 08:26 PM   #23
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Roadmaster Falcon 2 tow bar, Rvi brake
X2 for this setup. Towed our 99 Cherokee, our 14 Cherokee, and soon to be our 15 Miata. Nice and simple.
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Old 09-07-2016, 03:56 PM   #24
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BlueOx Alpha with Autostop.

I haven't used it yet, still trying to get all the wiring, etc. installed.
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Old 09-08-2016, 03:02 AM   #25
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Ready Brute Elite, easy setup and no need to haul something in and out of the toad for braking. Couldn't be happier.
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Old 09-08-2016, 03:14 AM   #26
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Roadmaster Sterling, with Roadmaster tow Defender & Guardian, quiet hitch. SMI air force one.

Very happy with setup.
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Blue Ox 10k tow bar with RVibrake II. Love it.
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