Originally Posted by docj
I think the people who say you need a tag to get good handling have simply never driven a well-designed 2-axle MH. We have absolutely no handling problems at any speed in our Beaver. The coach tracks straight, rides well; couldn't ask for anything more. At 40' we've not had any places this past year where we can't go.
My Excursion is more stable than all but one or two of the ten or so 2-axle MH's I've driven. Recently, a buddy and I were camping together, each of us has the same year of Spartan chassis with similar mileage. His is a tag, mine is not.
DW agreed to drive ours on one of our legs, I had a chance to jump out of mine and right into his.*
The tag made the rig feel a little more solid, I enjoyed the slight reduction in diesel whine, even though the Excursion is very quiet (73 dB on rough road at 65 mph).
Our next rig was chosen for its suspension, basement storage and floorplan; the fact it is equipped with a tag is just a happy coincidence.
* Similarly, I went directly from driving mine to driving a '96 Prevost Liberty, enjoyed the heavier and more solid feel of the tag-equipped rig.