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Old 09-10-2016, 06:18 PM   #15
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The best? The best, according to the person giving the recommendation, is the the one they currently have.

There is NO best. They are all good and will do their job as designed.

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I like RoadMaster, but it helps that their HQ was only 20 miles from home, now they've moved and are even closer.
Seen a few reports of broken BlueOx units and far fewer RoadMaster units reporting breaking.
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I am sure you can't go wrong either any of the popular brands.

We are very happy with our Roadmaster products : sterling tow bar, tow defender and guardian to protect the toad. Also use a quiet hitch to keep things tight.

RV geeks did a recent youtube review of the Sterling.
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Invisibrake Comments?

Any comments on the Invisibrake from Roadmaster?
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There is a long thread on the invisibrake that you should read before deciding to buy .

Roadmaster Invisibrake problems on 8/12/16
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...and guardian to protect the toad...
i used to have a guardian but it stays on the toad or a bit tedious to mount/dismount each time... finally i got rid of it on craigslist for $20 .
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Countryfit and anyone else thinking of a Roadmaster Guardian.

Roadmaster sells a product called Stowaway that is a bracket that attaches to the stinger on the trailer gear to hold and store the Guardian.

When the guardian is not being used all I do is remove it from the car turn 180 degree and put it on the Stowaway. Takes all of 10 seconds.

Well worth having it to protect the toad. Two and a half years of fulltiming and 25K miles of towing, not one chip on the toad.
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Which flat tow system is best?

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Countryfit and anyone else thinking of a Roadmaster Guardian.

Roadmaster sells a product called Stowaway that is a bracket that attaches to the stinger on the trailer gear to hold and store the Guardian.

When the guardian is not being used all I do is remove it from the car turn 180 degree and put it on the Stowaway. Takes all of 10 seconds.

Well worth having it to protect the toad. Two and a half years of fulltiming and 25K miles of towing, not one chip on the toad.

X2 we have been using the Guardian for years, we added the Tow Defender in 2014 before our trip to Alaska, not a chip! We also have the Stow Away, 10 seconds and it is stowed away. When we changed it all to the Jeep in June I went to the SMI Plug and Play Duo for braking, no longer have to install the EvenBrake. Great set up.

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There is a long thread on the invisibrake that you should read before deciding to buy .

Roadmaster Invisibrake problems on 8/12/16
Wow! Found it.

I have crossed off the Invisibrake as well as CW.
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We just bought a used Honda CRV to flat tow behind our 37' motorhome. Which flat tow hitch system is best? Demco? BlueOx?
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We had a Roadmaster Sterling (predecessor to the Sterling All Terrain) for over 12 years and 100,000 miles. Had it not been destroyed when the Jeep we were pulling was rear ended we'd still have it. We replaced it with a Sterling All Terrain and have pulled the Jeep another 26,000 miles without any problems.
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Countryfit and anyone else thinking of a Roadmaster Guardian.

Roadmaster sells a product called Stowaway that is a bracket that attaches to the stinger on the trailer gear to hold and store the Guardian.

When the guardian is not being used all I do is remove it from the car turn 180 degree and put it on the Stowaway. Takes all of 10 seconds.
i didn't know there is such a thing... by the way, "protect a tow" is good, too.
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Countryfit,

I am sure it is a great product. I have also seen some very good looking home made jobs.

One of the most intriguing questions I have seen is the negative effects of the large mud flap in the back of the moho. I am planning to take mine off for a short trip and see if I can tell the difference.
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I am sure it is a great product. I have also seen some very good looking home made jobs.

One of the most intriguing questions I have seen is the negative effects of the large mud flap in the back of the moho. I am planning to take mine off for a short trip and see if I can tell the difference.
my mud flap is 7" above the ground when rig is in travel mode i think it's fine. if you remove it there'll be nothing there to stop road rocks, debris... maybe trimming it to 7" or 8" above the road is adequate? let's know how it goes.
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I like my Blue Ox baseplate along with Aventa LX towbar. Installed it myself on the 2011 CRV. Very well built.

For braking, I use Air Force One.

Cannot comment on Roadmaster.
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