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Old 09-24-2014, 07:28 PM   #11
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I use a Husky hitch with a single friction sway control. Never have had any sway with my 26BH which is essentially the same as your trailer or my longer and heavier 27DSRL.

Properly set up with 12 to 15 percent tongue weight you should be fine with a single sway control.
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:49 PM   #12
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I picked up one of my anti sway controls from harbor freight. Placed beside the Reece ...they are identical. It's just a piece of steel sliding between two other pieces of steel with a tension nut. I've been using this same type since 1976. I have never had a problem. If your 30 ft or over you need two.
Don't over tighten and make real loose in the rain as they can prevent you from turning...pushing you straight. Tighten a little. Drive it. If swaying tighten a little more..about half a turn at a time until you get the sway out.

You can get to much weight in the rear of your trailer as well..you will never get that sway out until you load properly.
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:48 PM   #13
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I had read that if trailer is over 30 feet then you should use 2 sway controls. Our trailer is 35.5 feet long and I have not had any problems towing in a head wind, side wind about 35-40 miles per hour, 18 wheelers passing or even a real bad tailwind one time.
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I have the Husky set up. I went to my dealer for advice and they scheduled me in to have one side installed. MY UNIT DICTATES BOTH SIDES ACCORDING TO THE HUSKY LITERATURE. I didn't read that literature until after the first was already installed. I felt like we all should, the techs seem to know much less than anyone on these forums. I'm certain sway has much to do with your load and water being carried. Bottom line was the tail was wagging the dog with one and two made a HUGE difference. NEVER TRUST A DEALER. Half those guys do not own or use an RV. Consult forums.
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I had read that if trailer is over 30 feet then you should use 2 sway controls. Our trailer is 35.5 feet long and I have not had any problems towing in a head wind, side wind about 35-40 miles per hour, 18 wheelers passing or even a real bad tailwind one time.
Weight of the TV makes a big difference as well. I'm guessing your pushing 8000 pounds plus with passengers and gear.
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