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Old 07-03-2020, 09:13 AM   #15
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Figure 15% of gross trailer weight rating for tongue weight.
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Ok thanks man! Just donít want it to ride crazy or be to stiff. I weighted everything today and had about 250 in the front storage. So hitch is 600 plus 60-70 for battery and tanks and 250 so I should be roughly 810-820 ish. So I tell them to get me the 1200. They in back order. Anymore suggestions?
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Old 07-04-2020, 05:41 AM   #17
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Go buy a equalizer 4pt 1000lb at another dealer
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Ok thanks man! Just donít want it to ride crazy or be to stiff. I weighted everything today and had about 250 in the front storage. So hitch is 600 plus 60-70 for battery and tanks and 250 so I should be roughly 810-820 ish. So I tell them to get me the 1200. They in back order. Anymore suggestions?

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Up date did a home made scale to get my tongue weight. 850lbs. Use 2 2x4 and a bathroom scale. Lol. So still 1,000 bars?? Or 1200? I have called other dealerships and 2-3 week back order on the 1,000. Called equalizer and spake with Jason and he said 1200 be fine with what my tongue weight is. Thought?? 1200 should be here this weekend at the dealership where I get the camper. Thanks for the help!!!
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Also equalizer said they only make 300 a day!! Wow
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If I had to do it over again, for price, ease of hook up and bar change as the trailers grew would be eaz-lift.

I do have equalizer right now, my tongue weight has increased since battery install, I can adjust some, that has been stated earlier but you are still limited, you can only adjust so much.

I would go for the 1200# and adjust from there, youíll have some room. IMO.
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You do you have 1200 and what ur TW?
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I have old school rounds 1000lbs bars, (cant swap bars) I've had for years, haven't weighed since battery upgrade, but I'm thinking I will be sitting into the 1500lbs tw.

Due to covid, only been out once since upgrade, bars work. I just add couple more lbs in the bags,(20-25lbs) I'm usually packing a quad and lots of firewood etc.

I'm too cheap to buy another complete hitch set-up, I will when I have too, but I think it will be something like Eaz-Lift that I can swap bars on. We have week long trip coming up beginning of Aug so I'll see how they do fully loaded.

You'll be good with the 1200 lbs bars, if you find them too stiff you can adjust some out, but you'll be stuck with the 1200lbs r's....which isn't a bad thing.
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I have old school rounds 1000lbs bars, (cant swap bars) I've had for years, haven't weighed since battery upgrade, but I'm thinking I will be sitting into the 1500lbs tw.

Due to covid, only been out once since upgrade, bars work. I just add couple more lbs in the bags,(20-25lbs) I'm usually packing a quad and lots of firewood etc.

I'm too cheap to buy another complete hitch set-up, I will when I have too, but I think it will be something like Eaz-Lift that I can swap bars on. We have week long trip coming up beginning of Aug so I'll see how they do fully loaded.

You'll be good with the 1200 lbs bars, if you find them too stiff you can adjust some out, but you'll be stuck with the 1200lbs r's....which isn't a bad thing.
Thanks do you think any issues with the 1200 bars be to stiff or/and mess up the frame being to big? Thanks for any input
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Thanks do you think any issues with the 1200 bars be to stiff or/and mess up the frame being to big? Thanks for any input
You should be good, if you canít get a hitch setup where you can swap bars out and the only one you can get right now are the 1200 dedicated bars, go for it. Get out and use the unit, a little fine tuning for your particular weights and what not.

Biggest thing, hit a scale, and play with the adjustments, youíll be surprised.
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Update: I was looking at market place on face book and found an add for a 6,000 lbs 4 point equalizer wdh. It was in great shape, hardly any paint scraped off. I bought it for $250.
Now I need to get it set up
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You should be good, if you canít get a hitch setup where you can swap bars out and the only one you can get right now are the 1200 dedicated bars, go for it. Get out and use the unit, a little fine tuning for your particular weights and what not.

Biggest thing, hit a scale, and play with the adjustments, youíll be surprised.
Thanks for ur input!!
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Well update went to the dealership to get my 1200 equalizer hitch and they sold it!! So they have 1000 bars. So I guess I have to go with that. Hitch weight 825-850. So back to taking out stuff now. The dealership said 2-3 weeks for the 1200. But I been waiting a week already. Any thoughts on start unloading?
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