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Old 10-17-2014, 05:41 PM   #1
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Equalizer hitch

Which equalizer hitch would be appropriate for a Jay Flight 26BHS?

Unloaded Vehicle Weight (lbs) 5,470
Dry Hitch Weight (lbs) 675
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lbs) 7,750
Cargo Carrying Capacity (lbs) 2,280

I'm thinking the 10K. Also pplmotorhomes seems to have good price. Are they reputable?
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Old 10-17-2014, 05:50 PM   #2
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I use a 10k lb. Equal-i-zer brand and got a great price at Etrailer.com on my 26BHS.
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Thanks for the info CDavid.
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Old 10-17-2014, 09:50 PM   #4
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X2 on the 10K.
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Old 10-17-2014, 10:39 PM   #5
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The 1,000lb/10K will be ideal as long as the "loaded" tongue weight doesn't exceed 1,000lbs..., which means around a 6,600lb loaded 26BHS weight. Figure a 13% to 15% recommended loaded tongue weight range = 845lbs to 975lbs. Most folks find that loaded tongue weights lean more toward 15% (enhanced TV handling, especially with the longer TT's like the 26BHS @ 30ft).

If one's loading habits are on the heavy side, and/or normally tow with a full fresh water tank, then a 1,200lb/12K rated Equal-i-zer WDH should be considered.

Just food for thought.

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Good point, Bob. We always travel with a full fresh water tank. I will consider the 12K...especially since we are getting the elite package with 80+ gallons.
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I have the 12K only because if I ever trade up to a larger TT I won't have to buy a new hitch as you know there not cheap.
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